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 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Location Region EMBA Rank Total
Enroll
Avg.
GMAT
Berkeley Haas Sep 23, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Apr 7, 2022 Berkeley, CA West Coast Yes 8 502 717
Cambridge Judge Sep 13, 2021 Oct 18, 2021 Jan 10, 2022 Mar 7, 2022 Cambridge, UK Europe Yes 24 200 696
Carnegie Mellon Tepper Oct 3, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Mar 6, 2022 Pittsburgh, PA East Coast Yes 22 428 686
Chicago Booth Sep 23, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Apr 7, 2022 Chicago, IL Midwest Yes 6 1185 726
Columbia CBS Oct 6, 2021* Apr 8, 2022 Rolling Admissions New York, NY East Coast Yes 4 1326 720
Cornell Johnson Oct 12, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Apr 12, 2022 Ithaca, NY East Coast Yes 15 580 700
Dartmouth Tuck Sep 27, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 Hanover, NH East Coast No 10 567 717
Duke Fuqua Sep 2, 2021 Oct 11, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Mar 24, 2022 Durham, NC East Coast Yes 10 896 695
ESADE Oct 6, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 Jan 12, 2021 Feb 9, 2021 Barcelona, Spain Europe Yes 31 370 670
Georgetown McDonough Sep 27, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Apr 26, 2022 Washington, D.C East Coast Yes 21 546 692
Harvard HBS Sep 8, 2021 Jan 4, 2022 Cambridge, MA East Coast No 1 1871 729
HEC Paris May 4, 2020 Jun 8, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 Paris, France Europe Yes 28 540 690
IE Rolling Admissions Madrid, Spain Europe Yes 29 253 691
IESE Sep 1, 2020 Oct 6, 2020 Jan 5, 2021 Mar 10, 2021 Barcelona, Spain Europe Yes 30 350 680
INSEAD Sep 11, 2020 Nov 6, 2020 Jan 8, 2021 Feb 26, 2021 France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi East Coast Yes 11 1039 709
Kellogg Northwestern Sep 15, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 Evanston, IL Midwest Yes 5 1301 728
London Business School LBS Sep 10, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Mar 25, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 London Europe Yes 12 485 708
Michigan Ross Sep 20, 2021 Jan 10, 2022 Apr 4, 2022 Ann Arbor, MI Midwest Yes 14 801 708
MIT Sloan Sep 28, 2021 Jan 19, 2022 Apr 12, 2022 Cambridge, MA East Coast Yes 7 809 724
MIT Sloan Fellows** Oct 5, 2021 Jan 11, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 Cambridge, MA East Coast No 103 700
NYU Stern Sep 15, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Jan 15, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 New York, NY East Coast Yes 13 790 710
NYU Stern – Fashion & Luxury MBA Sep 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Jan 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 New York, NY East Coast No 19 N/A N/A
NYU Stern – NYU Andre Koo Tech MBA Sep 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Jan 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 New York, NY East Coast No 20 N/A N/A
Oxford Said Sep 1, 2021 Oct 13, 2021 Jan 12, 2022 Mar 23, 2022 London Europe Yes 23 329 690
Rice Jones Oct 16, 2020 Rolling Admissions Houston, TX South No 26 226 690
Stanford GSB Sep 9, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Stanford, CA West Coast No 2 833 737
Stanford MSx** Sep 9, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Mar 12, 2021 Rolling Admissions Stanford, CA West Coast No 90 700
Texas McCombs Oct 12, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Mar 29, 2022 Austin, TX South Yes 17 521 699
UCLA Anderson Oct 5, 2021 Jan 4, 2022 Apr 12, 2022 Los Angeles, CA West Coast Yes 16 734 715
UNC Kenan-Flagler Oct 11, 2021 Jan 10, 2022 Feb 28, 2022 Apr 11, 2022 Chapel Hill, NC East Coast Yes 19 574 700
USC Marshall Oct 15, 2020 Jan 5, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 Los Angeles, CA West Coast Yes 27 441 708
Vanderbilt Owen Oct 12, 2020 Jan 11, 2021 Mar 29, 2021 May 15, 2021 Nashville, TN South Yes 20 341 691
Virginia Darden Sep 9, 2021 Oct 6, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 Charlottesville, VA East Coast Yes 18 678 712
Wharton at Penn Sep 8, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Philadelphia, PA East Coast Yes 3 1708 730
Yale SOM Sep 14, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Apr 12, 2022 New Haven, CT East Coast Yes 9 694 725

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 Program Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Berkeley Haas December 16, 2021 March 24, 2022 May 12, 2022
Cambridge Judge
Carnegie Mellon Tepper December 8, 2021 March 9, 2022 May 4, 2022
Chicago Booth December 2, 2021 March 24, 2022 May 26, 2022
Columbia CBS
Cornell Johnson December 16, 2021 April 8, 2022 June 1, 2022
Dartmouth Tuck December 9, 2021 March 17, 2022 May 5, 2022
Duke Fuqua October 14, 2021 December 15, 2021 March 16, 2022 April 29, 2022
ESADE
Georgetown McDonough December 9, 2021 March 22, 2022 May 5, 2022 May 25, 2022
Harvard HBS December 10, 2020 March 30, 2021
HEC Paris
IE
IESE October 23, 2020 December 12, 2020 March 23, 2021 May 24, 2021
INSEAD November 20, 2020 January 22, 2021 March 19, 2021 May 7, 2021
Kellogg Northwestern December 8, 2021 March 23, 2022 May 11, 2022
London Business School LBS December 2, 2021 April 7, 2022 June 10, 2022 June 22, 2022
Michigan Ross December 8, 2021 March 18, 2022 May 11, 2022
MIT Sloan December 16, 2020 April 2, 2021 May 20, 2021
MIT Sloan Fellows** December 14, 2021 February 15, 2022 March 22, 2022
NYU Stern December 1, 2021 January 1, 2022 April 1, 2022 June 1, 2022
NYU Stern – Fashion & Luxury MBA December 1, 2021 January 1, 2022 March 1, 2022 April 1, 2022
NYU Stern – NYU Andre Koo Tech MBA December 1, 2021 February 1, 2022 March 1, 2022 April 1, 2022
Oxford Said October 27, 2021 December 8, 2021 March 16, 2022 May 25, 2022
Rice Jones
Stanford GSB December 9, 2021 March 31, 2022
Stanford MSx** December 9, 2021 March 31, 2022
Texas McCombs December 16, 2021 March 24, 2022 May 5, 2022
UCLA Anderson December 14, 2021 March 22, 2022 May 17, 2022
UNC Kenan-Flagler December 13, 2021 March 14, 2022 April 25, 2022 May 23, 2022
USC Marshall December 31, 2020 March 31, 2021 May 15, 2021 June 15, 2021
Vanderbilt Owen December 18, 2020 March 26, 2021 May 7, 2021
Virginia Darden October 6, 2021 December 8, 2021 March 16, 2022 May 4, 2022
Wharton at Penn December 15, 2021 March 23, 2022 May 10, 2022
Yale SOM December 3, 2022 March 25, 2022 May 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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