Application Information

The Marriott School offers the following limited-enrollment undergraduate programs: accounting, entrepreneurial management, experience Design and management, finance, global supply chain management, human resource management, information systems, marketing, strategic management, and therapeutic recreation and management. General business is an existing degree, but its unique structure suits only a specific group of students (those interested in applying must contact the Undergraduate Advisement Center). 

Application Requirements

General Information

  • You may apply to a maximum of three undergraduate programs
  • The Marriott School evaluates academic (GPA measures) and holistic (essay and resume) criteria in the admissions process
  • Entry is competitive; not every student who satisfies the minimum criteria will be guaranteed acceptance
  • You will be required to rank your program according to your preference (these preferences will not be shared with the admissions committee)
  • Once you accept an admission offer, you will not be eligible to switch your major (i.e., re-apply to another Marriott School program)
  • Once you accept an admission offer, your other applications will be automatically withdrawn
  • By accepting admission, you commit to a junior core during the first Fall semester of your program and any other coursework in sequence with your program’s flowchart (exceptions for military and mission deferrals ONLY)
  • BYU requires students to declare a major by the time they have 60 hours. You can declare Pre-Management if you are planning to apply to a Marriott School program. You should apply to the Marriott School before you have accrued 90 credit hours

Academic Criteria

  • The admissions committee may review your entire academic record when processing your application
  • Each program has three to five prerequisite courses. For more information see Prerequisites
  • All prerequisites must be completed before the application deadline, which occurs on the last business day of June each year
  • To be eligible to apply, your prerequisite GPA must be at least 3.00.  For averages see Admission Statistics below
  • Note that the system will automatically deny any applicant with a prerequisite GPA below a 3.00 

Repeated and Transferred Prerequisites

  • The application process discounts repeated and transferred prerequisite courses to provide the admissions committee a more objective evaluation of applicants
  • This discount does not change the actual grades on your transcript; it is displayed only on your application
  • The standard discount for transferring or repeating prerequisite courses is one grade-step (e.g., A to A-)
  • The accounting program deviates from this standard by discounting repeated prerequisites a full letter grade (e.g., A to B)


  • Each undergraduate program requires an essay. For more information see Essay Tips


Application Deadline

Students are expected to begin their program the Fall semester of their junior year. Applications are due the last business day of June at 4:30 p.m. MT.

Admission Statistics

2016 Admission Statistics Information

Program  Applicants Admission Offers  Enrolled Average Prereq GPA Average Total GPA
Accounting 379 315 258 3.82 3.8
Entrepreneurial Management 84 47 39 3.45 3.57
Experience Design and Management 103 97 76 3.22 3.51
Finance 330 229 185 3.76 3.78
Global Supply Chain Management 167 108 78 3.54 3.65
Human Resource Management 95 44 39 3.59 3.76
Information Systems 196 142 117 3.73 3.66
Marketing 188 106 91 3.55 3.68
Strategic Management 99 71 52 3.71 3.79
Therapeutic Recreation and Management 40 40 37 3.44 3.58