Start your Application

We are now accepting applications for the August 2018 cohort.

Applications to the iMSA utilize a main University of Illinois online form. But candidates for admission are reviewed and decisions are made by the iMSA team. You can contact us any time if you have questions, get stuck, or otherwise want to discuss your application.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to the University of Illinois’ Graduate College Admissions website
  2. Create an account to start a new application.
  3. Select Accountancy MS (online)–iMSA as the degree.

We are here to help you every step of the way, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help. You may also find these application instructions and FAQs helpful.

Application Deadlines

You can start the iMSA  in August and January of each year.

Applications for August 2018 Start Date


Round 1: February 23, 2018
Round 2: April 6, 2018
Round 3: May 18, 2018
Final Deadline:  June 25, 2018


Application Materials

The iMSA application consists of several items.  Please carefully review the application checklist before you start the online application. Unless specified otherwise, please upload all application checklist items as part of the online application. We recommend that you log on to your on-line application periodically to check on the status of your application. You don’t have to upload all materials at once. You can start your application and then return to it later to add additional materials.