MBA Application Deadlines

The following are the published MBA application deadlines for the 2020-2021 admissions season. We begin updating the deadlines for the new season as schools make their announcements regarding the upcoming cycle. If you’ve already applied, check out the admit notification dates chart.

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Deadlines by School

MBA
Program
Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4LocationRegionEMBARankTotal
Enroll
Avg.
GMAT
Berkeley HaasSep 23, 2021Jan 6, 2022Apr 7, 2022Berkeley, CAWest CoastYes8502717
Cambridge JudgeSep 13, 2021Oct 18, 2021Jan 10, 2022Mar 7, 2022Cambridge, UKEuropeYes24200696
Carnegie Mellon TepperOct 3, 2021Jan 5, 2022Mar 6, 2022Pittsburgh, PAEast CoastYes22428686
Chicago BoothSep 23, 2021Jan 6, 2022Apr 7, 2022Chicago, ILMidwestYes61185726
Columbia CBSOct 6, 2021*Apr 8, 2022Rolling AdmissionsNew York, NYEast CoastYes41326720
Cornell JohnsonOct 12, 2021Jan 5, 2022Apr 12, 2022Ithaca, NYEast CoastYes15580700
Dartmouth TuckSep 27, 2021Jan 3, 2022Mar 28, 2022Hanover, NHEast CoastNo10567717
Duke FuquaSep 2, 2021Oct 11, 2021Jan 5, 2022Mar 24, 2022Durham, NCEast CoastYes10896695
ESADEOct 6, 2020Nov 24, 2020Jan 12, 2021Feb 9, 2021Barcelona, SpainEuropeYes31370670
Georgetown McDonoughSep 27, 2021Jan 6, 2022Mar 31, 2022Apr 26, 2022Washington, D.CEast CoastYes21546692
Harvard HBSSep 8, 2021Jan 4, 2022Cambridge, MAEast CoastNo11871729
HEC ParisMay 4, 2020Jun 8, 2020Aug 14, 2020Sep 14, 2020Paris, FranceEuropeYes28540690
IERolling AdmissionsMadrid, SpainEuropeYes29253691
IESEOct 13, 2021Jan 7, 2022Mar 21, 2022May 9, 2022Barcelona, SpainEuropeYes30350680
INSEADSep 7, 2021Nov 2, 2021Jan 6, 2022Feb 22, 2022France, Singapore and Abu DhabiEast CoastYes111039709
Kellogg NorthwesternSep 15, 2021Jan 5, 2022Apr 6, 2022Evanston, ILMidwestYes51301728
London Business School LBSSep 10, 2021Jan 6, 2022Mar 25, 2022Apr 27, 2022LondonEuropeYes12485708
Michigan RossSep 20, 2021Jan 10, 2022Apr 4, 2022Ann Arbor, MIMidwestYes14801708
MIT SloanSep 28, 2021Jan 19, 2022Apr 12, 2022Cambridge, MAEast CoastYes7809724
MIT Sloan Fellows**Oct 5, 2021Jan 11, 2022Feb 23, 2022Cambridge, MAEast CoastNo103700
NYU SternSep 15, 2021Oct 15, 2021Jan 15, 2022Mar 15, 2022New York, NYEast CoastYes13790710
NYU Stern – Fashion & Luxury MBASep 15, 2021Nov 15, 2021Jan 15, 2022Feb 15, 2022New York, NYEast CoastNo19N/AN/A
NYU Stern – NYU Andre Koo Tech MBASep 15, 2021Nov 15, 2021Jan 15, 2022Feb 15, 2022New York, NYEast CoastNo20N/AN/A
Oxford SaidSep 1, 2021Oct 13, 2021Jan 12, 2022Mar 23, 2022LondonEuropeYes23329690
Rice JonesOct 16, 2020Rolling AdmissionsHouston, TXSouthNo26226690
Stanford GSBSep 9, 2021Jan 5, 2022Stanford, CAWest CoastNo2833737
Stanford MSx**Sep 9, 2021Jan 5, 2022Mar 12, 2021Rolling AdmissionsStanford, CAWest CoastNo90700
Texas McCombsOct 12, 2021Jan 6, 2022Mar 29, 2022Austin, TXSouthYes17521699
UCLA AndersonOct 5, 2021Jan 4, 2022Apr 12, 2022Los Angeles, CAWest CoastYes16734715
UNC Kenan-FlaglerOct 11, 2021Jan 10, 2022Feb 28, 2022Apr 11, 2022Chapel Hill, NCEast CoastYes19574700
USC MarshallOct 15, 2021Jan 5, 2022Mar 1, 2022Apr 15, 2022Los Angeles, CAWest CoastYes27441708
Vanderbilt OwenOct 12, 2020Jan 11, 2021Mar 29, 2021May 15, 2021Nashville, TNSouthYes20341691
Virginia DardenSep 9, 2021Oct 6, 2021Jan 5, 2022Apr 6, 2022Charlottesville, VAEast CoastYes18678712
Wharton at PennSep 8, 2021Jan 5, 2022Mar 30, 2022Philadelphia, PAEast CoastYes31708730
Yale SOMSep 14, 2021Jan 6, 2022Apr 12, 2022New Haven, CTEast CoastYes9694725

Asterisks, Caveats and Notes:
* The first deadline for Columbia , CBS, is the Early Decision deadline.
** MIT Sloan Fellows and Stanford MsX are mid career professional programs for 10+ years of work experience usually.

EMBA is the executive MBA and is geared towards professionals with 10+ years of work experience and managerial responsibilities. Learn more here.

Ranking order is a composite of different ranking reports merged with SBC’s client demand. It’s approximate. Here’s more info on MBA Rankings for Top Programs.

We do our best to keep this list up-to-date. However, dates may change at the last moment.

Notification Dates by School

MBA ProgramRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4
Berkeley HaasDecember 16, 2021March 24, 2022May 12, 2022
Cambridge Judge
Carnegie Mellon TepperDecember 8, 2021March 9, 2022May 4, 2022
Chicago BoothDecember 2, 2021March 24, 2022May 26, 2022
Columbia CBS
Cornell JohnsonDecember 16, 2021April 8, 2022June 1, 2022
Dartmouth TuckDecember 9, 2021March 17, 2022May 5, 2022
Duke FuquaOctober 14, 2021December 15, 2021March 16, 2022April 29, 2022
ESADE
Georgetown McDonoughDecember 9, 2021March 22, 2022May 5, 2022May 25, 2022
Harvard HBSDecember 10, 2020March 30, 2021
HEC Paris
IE
IESEDecember 10, 2021March 18, 2022May 27, 2022June 24, 2022
INSEADNovember 12, 2021January 14, 2022March 11, 2021April 29, 2022
Kellogg NorthwesternDecember 8, 2021March 23, 2022May 11, 2022
London Business School LBSDecember 2, 2021April 7, 2022June 10, 2022June 22, 2022
Michigan RossDecember 8, 2021March 18, 2022May 11, 2022
MIT SloanDecember 16, 2020April 2, 2021May 20, 2021
MIT Sloan Fellows**December 14, 2021February 15, 2022March 22, 2022
NYU SternDecember 1, 2021January 1, 2022April 1, 2022June 1, 2022
NYU Stern – Fashion & Luxury MBADecember 1, 2021January 1, 2022March 1, 2022April 1, 2022
NYU Stern – NYU Andre Koo Tech MBADecember 1, 2021February 1, 2022March 1, 2022April 1, 2022
Oxford SaidOctober 27, 2021December 8, 2021March 16, 2022May 25, 2022
Rice Jones
Stanford GSBDecember 9, 2021March 31, 2022
Stanford MSx**December 9, 2021March 31, 2022
Texas McCombsDecember 16, 2021March 24, 2022May 5, 2022
UCLA AndersonDecember 14, 2021March 22, 2022May 17, 2022
UNC Kenan-FlaglerDecember 13, 2021March 14, 2022April 25, 2022May 23, 2022
USC MarshallDecember 31, 2021March 31, 2022May 15, 2022June 15, 2022
Vanderbilt OwenDecember 18, 2020March 26, 2021May 7, 2021
Virginia DardenOctober 6, 2021December 8, 2021March 16, 2022May 4, 2022
Wharton at PennDecember 15, 2021March 23, 2022May 10, 2022
Yale SOMDecember 3, 2022March 25, 2022May 18, 2022

Notes:
We do our best to keep this list up-to-date. However, dates may change at the last moment. Check the program sites for current information.

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