Columbia Business School Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

Columbia deadlines and essaysColumbia Business School has announced the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-2018 admissions season.

August Entry

Early Decision Deadline: October 4, 2017
Merit Based Fellowship Deadline: January 5, 2018
Regular Decision Deadline: April 11, 2018


Application Deadline: October 4, 2017


Students may enroll in either August or January. The CBS admissions website notes that the paths are identical in terms of competitiveness of admissions, academic rigor, and student resources, but they differ in terms of timing and the opportunity to complete a summer internship.

The August entry has two review periods — early decision and regular decision. Because CBS uses a rolling admissions process, it is always to your advantage to apply well before the deadline.

All applications are due at 11:59 p.m. EST on the day of the deadline.

For additional information, please visit the Columbia’s MBA admissions website.


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