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Applications are accepted from first-year students in their second semester, starting in January. Students are notified of admission prior to the end of the freshmen spring semester and formally begin the program in fall of the sophomore year.

The application process for the Class of 2020 is now closed.

Admission Criteria

Admission into the program provides scholarship awards contingent on continued participation in the program and academic performance, including but not limited to maintenance of a minimum 3.25 GPA. If for any reason students decide to withdraw from the program or are dismissed from the program, their IBEP scholarship awards may be rescinded.

The admissions committee from both Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering reviews the following material and selects finalists to interview:

  • Essay questions regarding the integration of business and engineering
  • Student resume

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