We offer four start dates per year (January, April, July and October).

Please refer to the following deadlines when submitting your application:

Cohort StartPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
January 2022September 27, 2021October 25, 2021
April 2022December 13, 2021January 24, 2022

Why Apply By the Priority Deadline?

We recommend that you submit your completed application by the priority deadline so that you can receive your decision and begin your planning and pre-work as soon as possible.

If you apply by the priority deadline for your chosen start date, you will receive several key educational and financial benefits:

  • $150 application fee waiver 1
  • Priority registration for Orientation
  • Early class registration
  • Additional time to plan finances
  • Online meet and greet for admitted students

1 To receive your waiver, you must contact your Admissions Counselor before submitting your application. Once paid, the application fee is non-refundable.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

Meet Our Students2

Our online MBA students represent countries around the world and all 50 states, bringing professional experience, diverse perspectives and advanced knowledge to the UNC Kenan-Flagler community.


Female Graduates






Average Years of Work


Non-US Countries


Graduate with Advanced

Go beyond the numbers: Read our students’ stories to learn more about their accomplishments.

Get Started with a #1–Ranked 4 Online MBA From UNC Kenan-Flagler

Learn how our online format can help you advance your career
without putting it on hold.

2 Data represents all students who entered the program during the July 2019 – June 2020 academic year.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

3 This information includes: Hispanic/Latino, black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian or Alaska Native students, as well as two or more races, when one or more are from the preceding racial and ethnic categories.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

4 UNC Kenan-Flager’s online MBA program was ranked #1 in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report ( to footnote reference