Prospective Students

Welcome to the top-ranked McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. 

The McGuire Center began as a pioneer in entrepreneurship education more than 30 years ago, and continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s elite entrepreneurship centers, offering a variety of educational opportunities for students across the University of Arizona. 

These are some of the most frequently clicked links for prospective students, though feel free to contact us if you need additional information.

For Students

Eller Undergraduate Students

UA Undergraduate Students (Non-Eller)

MBA Students

Master's Students

Doctoral Students


McGuire New Venture Development Program Admissions Info and Deadlines

Named the "crown jewel" of the University of Arizona by USA Today/The Princeton Review, the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is a globally recognized program open to UA undergraduate and graduate students from all fields of study. 

When To Apply

The competitive-entry McGuire Entrepreneurship Program accepts applications UA students each Fall for the following academic year cohort. 

Plan To Apply

  • Undergraduate students: Apply during your junior year to participate in the McGuire Program during your senior year. 

  • Master's students: Apply in the penultimate year of study to participate in the McGuire Program during your final year. 

  • Doctoral students: Apply during any year of study. 

How To Apply

Visit McGuire New Venture Development Program for details. 


Faculty + Staff Directories


Prospective UA Students

The University of Arizona Office of Admissions 
Extensive information on everything from campus life to distance learning. Experience the University of Arizona through tours, spotlights, quick facts, and more.

Scholarships and Financial Aid 
General UA info; check individual departments and programs for additional costs and assistance information.