Admission to Neeley is very competitive. To declare a business major, all pre-business students must formally apply for admission to upper-division courses (30000 and above), usually during their sophomore year.

Am I Ready to Apply?

  • To be competitive you should have a 3.0 TCU GPA at the time of application.
  • Be enrolled in or have completed the ten lower division requirements with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Microsoft Certification requirement.
  • To apply, please visit your portal > Academic Progress > Neeley
  • Additional admission requirements* must be completed the semester you apply: 
    • Speaker Event
    • Resume Workshop
    • Entering Neeley Seminar
    • Virtual Interview
    • In-Person Interview
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Fall 2020

  • Online Application: August 10, 2020 – August 31, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Schedule and complete an in-person interview during September 8, 2020-October 2, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Complete a virtual interview during October 5, 2020-October 9, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Microsoft Office certifications are due on December 9, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. 

Admission Deadlines PDF

Requirements listed above do not guarantee admission to the Neeley School of Business. The admissions committee will conduct a holistic application review. Students who fail to meet deadlines may re-apply the following semester based on eligibility.

* These requirements may be completed virtually or in-person depending on the situation. Students will be notified once they submit an application of if any changes occur throughout the semester.