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Carson College of Business Business Majors

Admission to Carson College Business Majors

Your first milestone as a business student is being admitted into the Carson College of Business and officially declare your business major. To do so, you must complete a set of admission requirements and submit an application. Most students complete their admission requirements in their second or third semester.

Although admission into the Carson College is competitive (approx. 85% of applicants are admitted), all students who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply

Standard Admission

For current WSU students and transfer students with fewer than 30 credits

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Admission for Students
with 30+ Transfer Credits

For students transferring in 30 or more semester credits from another institution.

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  1. Request official transcript from ALL institutions where you earned college credit be sent to the WSU Admissions Office.
  2. Learn how your credits and/or past degree will transfer to WSU, and check the WSU Transfer Center to see how your classes equate to WSU courses.
  3. Register to attend Alive! Orientation to learn about WSU resources (look for the Alive! for Transfer Students).
  4. Attend Week of Welcome Carson College Kickoff to learn more about the Carson College, resources, requirements, and expectations for all new business students.