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Application Overview

The application period for SBI '14 is now open; the deadline to apply is April 15th. SBI employs a rolling review and admission process which begins in mid-January. Applicants will be notified of the admission decision within two weeks of submitting a complete application package. Accepted applicants should respond with their intent to enroll within 2 weeks of notification. Students accepting an admission offer will be required to submit a non-refundable $500 deposit at that time (specific dates and instructions are provided with the acceptance notice). The deposit is applied towards SBI tuition.

Who is eligible to apply?

The Summer Business Institute is designed for:

  • Students, undergraduate and master’s level, with non-business majors/areas of study
  • College graduates with non-business degrees
  • International students currently matriculated in a full-time academic degree program at an accredited U.S. institution

Application Requirements

Your application should include the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts from each college you have attended 
  • 1-2 page essay: why SBI, how SBI can support your goals, and any other factors the SBI admissions team should take into consideration in evaluating your application.

Current students note: Your transcripts should include Fall ’13 grades, and Villanova students should include a Villanova transcript. If you are applying in December you may submit the application form, resume and essay, and request/submit your transcript when final, Fall ’13 grades are available.

How to Apply

You may choose to complete the SBI application online and submit your materials electronically or download the application to submit by mail, or drop off at the Clay Center.

Submit your application materials to:

Mail or Campus Drop Off Address: Electronic Submissions

Summer Business Institute
Villanova School of Business
Clay Center at VSB/Bartley 1054
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085

Clay Center Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Please click here to access our online application form.
Please click here to download our PDF application.

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