ADMISSIONS

Current VSB Undergraduate Students

Flexible format options may be available for current VSB undergraduate students who wish to integrate the MAC program into their course of study. Please contact Anthony Penna in Admissions to learn more.

PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Federal Income Tax
Audit

Applicants must receive a B or higher in the pre-requisite courses prior to enrolling in the program.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Round 1:  11/30
Round 2:  1/31
Round 3:  3/31
Round 4: 6/30

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please prepare a business resume that includes your educational and professional information. 

One official transcript from each postsecondary educational institution for which nine credit hours or more of course work was taken must be sent to the Graduate Business Office via the information above. Villanova alumni must have their transcripts sent officially through the Registrar's office to the Graduate Business Office.

Recommendations can be professional references from individuals who know you in an employment setting (internships work as well) and are written by a current/previous supervisor. For those students who do not have work experience, academic recommendations are welcomed. Please refrain from using personal recommendations (family, friends, etc.). 

The essay questions can be found on the online application.

All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $65. The fee is to be paid by credit card on the online application site when you submit.

Admissions interviews will be scheduled after all other materials are received. 

MACDA Applicants are not required to take the GMAT. Please arrange for official reports to be sent directly to Villanova University (Program Code: 8PP-NJ-48). We do not accept the GRE score in place of the GMAT. The Admissions Committee will consider your highest score if you have taken the test more than once. For more information about the GMAT test and how to register, please visit www.mba.com.

 

 

TUITION

The 2021-22 academic year tuition for the entire program is $44,340 or $1,478 per credit. The university also assesses a $50 general fee each semester.

Please note that if you require additional coursework beyond the standard curriculum, your tuition costs will be higher.

 

 

FINANCING YOUR MAC

The Villanova School of Business is pleased to offer merit scholarships to academically and professionally accomplished students. Scholarship offers and award amounts will be determined by a holistic review of the application for admission and thorough evaluation of a variety of indicators, including (but not limited to) rigor of coursework, undergraduate GPA, and standardized test scores. Once admitted, interested individuals must submit the Scholarship Request Form, which will appear on the applicant's Application Status Page after viewing their admissions decision. Once submitted, the request will be reviewed for merit award eligibility.


KPMG U.S. Foundation, Inc Scholarship for underrepresented minorities:

Thanks to the generosity and strong partnership with KPMG, the Villanova School of Business is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to students who are traditionally underrepresented in the accounting services profession. Each scholarship will be awarded at $15,000 for one academic year. Students can apply for the scholarship after being admitted to the Villanova MACDA program.

Information regarding financial assistance available to graduate students may be obtained from the Villanova University Office of Financial Assistance

The Master of Accounting with Data Analytics Fellows Program is an assistantship that allows students to pursue their degree on a full-time basis while obtaining paid research experience with faculty members. Fellows receive a 50% tuition discount. In addition to receiving 50% remission of tuition and fees, fellows also receive a living stipend. 

Please submit the MAC fellowship application to be considered.

  

Connect with Admissions

Anthony Penna
Director, Admissions
MACDA Program

MAC Info Session:
September 9

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Master of Accounting with Data Analytics curriculum, format, application process and more.