2012-2013 Admission Deadlines For Top Business Schools

2012-2013 Application Deadlines

Finally. All of the top 20 business schools, as ranked by Poets&Quants, have now posted their 2012-2013 application deadlines.

Round 1 Deadlines

Harvard Business School

Deadline: Sept. 24

Notification: Dec. 12

Stanford GSB

Deadline: Oct. 3

Notification: Dec. 12

Chicago (Booth)

Deadline: Oct. 2, 2012

Notification: Dec. 19, 2012

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Deadline: Oct. 1

Notification: Dec. 20

Columbia Business School

Deadline: Oct. 3

Notification: Rolling admissions

Northwestern (Kellogg)

Deadline: Oct. 16 (Off-campus interview must be scheduled by Sept. 19)

Notification: Dec. 17

Dartmouth (Tuck)

Deadline: Oct. 10 (early action)

Notification: Dec. 14

UC-Berkeley (Haas)

Deadline: Oct. 17

Notification: Jan. 10

MIT (Sloan)

Deadline: Oct. 24

Notification: Jan. 29

Duke (Fuqua)

Deadline: Sept. 19 (early action); Oct. 24 (round one)

Notification: Oct. 30 (early action) Jan. 8 (round one)

Virginia (Darden)

Deadline: Oct. 15

Notification: Dec. 19

Michigan (Ross)

Deadline: Oct. 10

Notification: Jan. 15

Cornell (Johnson)

Deadline: Oct. 17

Notification: Dec. 19


Deadline: Oct. 4

Notification: Dec. 13

New York (Stern)

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2012

Notification: Feb. 15, 2013

UCLA (Anderson)

Deadline: Oct. 24

Notification: Jan. 23

Carnegie Mellon

Deadline: Oct. 22

Notification: Dec. 19

UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

Deadline: Oct. 19 (early action)

Notification: Dec. 10

Texas-Austin (McCombs)

Deadline: Oct. 16

Notification: Dec. 14

Emory (Goizueta)

Deadline: Oct. 5

Notification: Nov. 28

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.