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Round 1

DEADLINE: September 14, 2020

DECISION: December 4, 2020

Round 2

DEADLINE: January 4, 2021

DECISION: March 17, 2021

Round 3

DEADLINE: March 29, 2021

DECISION: May 5, 2021

Round 4

DEADLINE: June 1, 2021

DECISION: June 25, 2021

All applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on the date listed. International students are strongly encouraged to apply by the Round 3 deadline on March 29, 2021. As visa processing timelines are evolving, it will not be possible for international students in many regions to apply in Round 4 with sufficient time to obtain visas for this fall. 

Standardized Test Waiver: In response to hardships caused by the pandemic, candidates applying in the Full-Time MBA 2020-2021 application cycle may request a waiver of standardized test requirements

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U.S. Students of Color*

Join exceptional leaders who are driven, yet down-to-earth; who make you bring your A-game, but want you to succeed. Diversity of ideas, perspectives, and people is a given  it's who we are, and it makes it easy to feel at home. 

*Percentage of US citizen/permanent resident matriculants who identify as any Ethnicity group except White, non-Hispanic.
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