Barney School of Business

3+1 Program

Our 3+1 Program puts you in a position to start your career sooner. Earn an undergraduate degree and your MBA in just four years!

About the Program

Choose from one of our seven undergraduate majors and complete the coursework for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in just three years. Take an accelerated schedule that includes Summer and Winterterm courses. Then, move immediately into the fulltime MBA program.

You will be part of a learning community with other students in the 3+1 Program, and you'll have a dedicated advisor to support you throughout the completion of your degrees.


We are looking for bright, career-oriented, and high-achieving students. Students participating in our accelerated programs are typically in the top 25% of their high school graduating class, and have scored a minimum combined score of 1200 on the SAT.

Apply to the Barney School of Business by visiting or through the Common Application. Your application will automatically be reviewed for consideration into the 3+1 Program. You may receive a separate invitation to submit an essay and participate in an interview.


Annual undergraduate tuition is applied for all four years. This also allows financial aid and scholarships to be applied across the entire year, not just the fall/spring semesters.