Round 1 Deadlines for the Top MBA Programs

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Round 1 Deadlines for the Top MBA Programs

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With September nearly upon us, we’ve compiled a list of Round 1 deadlines at the top U.S. and international business schools. Most MBA programs have three rounds: Round 1 in the fall, Round 2 in winter, and Round 3 in spring.

Though it’s generally not recommended to apply during Round 3, there are exceptions to this rule. Some students believe that Round 1 gives them the best chance of admission, but this is not always the case. Many admissions representatives claim that the difference is negligible. However, if you want to get a jump on your applications, make sure you finish up before the fall deadlines.

But for those who want to submit their application as early as possible, below are the Round 1 admissions deadlines for the top MBA programs. 

School Round 1 Deadline Round 1 Decision Date
Harvard Business School 9/9 December
Oxford 9/11 10/16
Duke (Fuqua) (Early Action) 9/15 10/26
Yale School of Management 9/16 12/7
MIT (Sloan) 9/17 12/16
INSEAD 9/16 11/27
Northwestern (Kellogg) 9/22 12/16
Chicago (Booth) 9/1 12/10
Stanford Graduate School of Business 9/22 12/9
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 9/29 12/17
UC-Berkeley (Haas) 10/1 1/17
Cornell (Johnson) 10/1 12/15
Columbia Business School 10/7 Rolling
Dartmouth (Tuck) 10/7 12/17
Michigan (Ross) 10/8 12/19
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 10/5 12/15
Virginia (Darden) 10/8 12/16
Emory (Goizueta) 10/9 12/18
Georgetown (McDonough) 10/1 12/15
Texas-Austin (McCombs) 10/13 12/17
Indiana (Kelley) 10/15 12/20
New York (Stern) 10/15 12/15
University of Washington (Foster) 10/15 12/15
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 10/16 12/14
Duke (Fuqua) (Round 1) 10/14 12/17
UCLA (Anderson) 10/6 1/15
Vanderbilt University (Owen) 10/27 12/11
London Business School 9/25 12/2
IESE 10/1 12/11
Cambridge 9/18 December

 

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