Terry Business Academy

The Terry Business Academy is a highly selective, pre-collegiate program at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. This intensive one-week program will expose approximately 30 high school rising juniors and seniors to the various fields of business. Each student will gain practical experience developing and presenting a business plan. Participants will learn about different business majors and career paths, and will visit corporate headquarters to meet executives and professionals in various industries.


Program Tuition: $495. A limited number of need-based financial scholarships are available upon acceptance.

For more information, please contact program director Randy Groomes.

Online Application Process

A selection committee will review all applications. Whether you are applying to one or both programs,you only need to submit one application. Take your time and be careful with your application to ensure the best chance for admission. Do not rush.

Recommendations and Official Transcript

One letter of recommendation is required. Letter must be from your school counselor or teacher. (This requirement is waived for student already accepted and plan to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.)

You should select individuals who know you personally and can speak to your academic ability, conduct, initiative, character, extracurricular involvement, and potential for leadership.

Letters and Transcript should be mailed to:

Terry College of Business
Terry Summer Residency Programs
341 Brooks Hall, 310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA, 30602

Candidate Selection

Selection is a competitive process. All applications will be reviewed based on the quality of candidates’ essays, interests, demonstrated leadership ability, and academic transcript.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Program Director Randy Groomes.