Admissions

The Master of Science: Accounting program only admits students during the fall semester.

The following are required to be considered for admission into the program:

  • The equivalent of a US bachelor's degree.
  • A completed online application form that includes a written essay articulating your qualifications and motivation for pursuing advanced education.
  • Application fee of $75.
  • Copy of your transcript(s) for each college or university attended.

The online application allows you to upload a copy of your transcript. If the transcript where you received your degree does not state the degree was conferred, please also upload a diploma or copy of your degree received (most schools already list the conferred degree on the transcript). If you are formally admitted to the University of Maryland, you will be required to submit an official transcript at new student orientation.  If your transcript is not in English, please also an official transcript translated into English.

  • One letter of recommendation from a supervisor within your organization or from a professor familiar with your work.
  • Professional Resume
  • One video submission. A link to the video with instructions and details are available in the application once you select your program of interest.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS official scores). TOEFL score of at least 100.  Those who have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from one of the countries listed here are waived of this requirement.
  • The Graduate Record Examination® (GRE®) and the Graduate Management Admissions Test® (GMAT®) are both accepted exams that are recommended but not required.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline

Decision Mailing Date

October 15, 2014

December 15, 2014

November 15, 2014

January 15, 2015

January 1, 2015

March 1, 2015

February 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

April 1, 2015

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Institutional Codes

  • TOEFL - institutional code is 5814, departmental code is 02
  • GRE - institutional code is 5814
  • GMAT - SQT - N8 - 48

Admitted Student Profile

  College Park Shady Grove
Average Age 24 27
Average GPA 3.5 3.2
Average GMAT mid 600's mid 600's
Middle 80th percentile 580-720 567-700
Average Months of Professional Work Experience 6 39

Tuition Information

Master of Science in Accounting College Park, MD Shady Grove (Rockville, MD)-Evening Program
In-State $46,000 $46,000
Out-of-State $55,000 $46,000

The tuition rate is dependent on your residency status in the state of Maryland or your campus location.  The estimated tution amounts, listed above, do not include books and additional course materials that are required to attend class. These tuition figures are based on Fall 2014 costs and may change for the Fall 2015 term.

We look forward to reviewing your application package.