Admissions Overview

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

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

Please refer to the following deadlines when submitting your application:

Application Deadlines
Cohort Start Priority Deadline Final Deadline
October 2021 June 21, 2021 July 26, 2021

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Why Apply By the Priority Deadline?

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. Return 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 Experience


Non-US Countries Represented


Graduates with Advanced Degrees

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

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2 Data represents all students who entered the program during the July 2019 - June 2020 academic year. Return 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. Return to footnote reference
4 UNC Kenan-Flager's online MBA program was ranked #1 in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report ( Return to footnote reference