How to Apply to the Master of Accounting Program

Our application system requires you to fill out two separate forms. One application is specific to the Master of Accounting Program and the other is the University of Oregon's Graduate Admissions form. Supported browsers: We strongly recommend using either Google Chrome or Firefox

Application Deadlines

Fall 2023 Application Due
Round 1
(Early Decision)
November 15
Round 2 February 15*
Round 3 April 15
Round 4
(Late Round)
June 1
  • To start WINTER term (January), the deadline is October 15
  • To start SPRING term (March), the deadline is January 15

Note: If the deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the deadline is the closest Monday. For example, if the deadline is March 15 and that falls on a Saturday, then the actual deadline will be Monday, March 17.

*International students are encouraged to apply before February 15.

Have Questions? For inquiries and application requests, please use our online inquiry form. For questions or more information, contact

Admissions Criteria

GMAT 550 (600 or above preferred.)
GPA 3.0 accounting; 3.0 overall undergraduate Four-point scale
Undergraduate degree Accounting or equivalent See below for business degrees other than accounting.
TOEFL 96 (IBT); 600 (PBT)  
IELTS 7.5  

Average Scores of Recently Admitted MAcc Students

  • GPA: 3.46 (4-point scale)
  • GMAT: 620 Total (79% Verbal, 63% Quantitative)

View Detailed Application Instructions

Applicants with Business Degrees Other Than Accounting**

In addition to the general requirements for enrollment in the MAcc program, students with a business degree other than in accounting must complete the following classes, maintaining a 3.0 GPA:

  • ACTG 350: Financial Accounting Theory I
  • ACTG 351: Financial Accounting Theory II
  • ACTG 352:Financial Accounting Theory II
  • ACTG 360: Cost Accounting

**Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree other than in business or accounting may contact MAcc program director Robin Clement at to discuss your entry into the program. Applicants may receive admission conditional upon completion of the coursework before the beginning of the program, however, the coursework must be satisfactorily completed before students can be enrolled in the program.

Student application packages are evaluated according to the big picture. That's why we also pay close attention to:

  • The form and substance of your statement of purpose
  • Your recommender's opinions and supporting evidence
  • Your insights and experience