2019-2020 MBA Application Deadlines

ROUND 2 DEADLINES AT TOP BUSINESS SCHOOLS

SchoolDeadlineInterview NotificationDecisionEssay Release
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)Dec. 19, 2019 (R2)RollingMarch 4, 2020Yes
Columbia Business SchoolJan. 3, 2020 (Merit Fellowship Deadline)RollingRollingYes
Rice (Jones)Jan. 3, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 13, 2020Yes
HarvardJan. 6, 2020 (R2 & Final)NAMarch 31, 2020Yes
Dartmouth (Tuck)Jan. 6, 2020 (R2)Jan. 31, 2020 (Applicant Initiated)March 12, 2020Yes
Duke (Fuqua)Jan. 6, 2020 (Round 2)Jan. 31, 2020March 18, 2020Yes
Michigan (Ross)Jan. 6, 2020RollingMarch 18, 2020Yes
Virginia (Darden)Jan. 6, 2020 (R2)NAMarch 18, 2020No
Vanderbilt (Owen)Jan. 6, 2020 (R2)NAMarch 23, 2020Yes
Pennsylvania (Wharton)Jan. 7, 2020Feb. 13, 2020March 26, 2020No
Pennsylvania (Wharton)Jan. 7, 2020 (R2 for MBA/Lauder)NAMarch 26, 2020No
Chicago (Booth)Jan. 7, 2020 (R2)NAMarch 19, 2020Yes
Yale SOMJan. 7, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 24, 2020Yes
Texas-Austin (McCombs)Jan. 7, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 26, 2020Yes
Notre Dame (Mendoza)Jan. 7, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 13, 2020Yes
Northwestern (Kellogg)Jan. 8, 2020 (Round 2)Jan. 10, 2020March 25, 2020Yes
UCLA (Anderson)Jan. 8, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 26, 2020Yes
Cornell (Johnson) One & Two-Year MBAJan. 8, 2020 (R3-Jan. Round)March 20, 2020April 10, 2020Yes
IESE Business SchoolJan. 8, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 3, 2020Yes
Stanford GSBJan. 9, 2020 (R2)RollingApril 2, 2020Yes
UC-Berkeley (Haas)Jan. 9, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 26, 2020Yes
Emory (Goizueta)Jan. 10, 2020 (R3)RollingMarch 13 (Domestic), March 20 (International)Yes
Cambridge (Judge)Jan. 13, 2020 (R3)Feb. 3, 2020March 16, 2020Yes
NYU (Stern)Jan. 15, 2019 (R3)RollingApril 1, 2020Yes
Washington (Olin)Jan. 15, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 10, 2020Yes
INSEADJan. 15, 2020 (Round 3-Sept. Intake 2020)Feb. 14, 2020March 20, 2020Yes
MIT (Sloan)Jan. 21, 2020 (R2)RollingMarch 31, 2020Yes
Georgia Tech (Scheller)Feb. 3, 2020 (R3)Feb. 27 & 28, 2020March 20, 2020Yes
INSEADMarch 11, 2020 (Round 1-Jan. Intake 2021)April 10, 2020May 15, 2020Yes
Columbia Business SchoolApril 10, 2020 (Final Regular Decision)RollingRollingYes

Source: Business school websites

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