Admissions Overview

MBA@UNC offers professionals the ability to start classes four times per year (January, April, July and October). In addition to having a final application deadline, each start date has a priority application deadline that entitles you to have your application fee waived. To receive the waiver, you must contact your Admissions Counselor before submitting your application.

We accept applications on a rolling admissions schedule, and you may submit your application up to four cohorts in advance. Rolling admissions gives you the opportunity to submit your application for any cohort before the final deadline and receive your admissions decision shortly thereafter. We recommend that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

Please refer to the following deadlines when submitting your application:

Cohort dates and application deadlines
Cohort Start Priority Deadline Final Deadline
April 2019 January 7, 2019 February 11, 2019
July 2019 March 18, 2019 April 29, 2019
October 2019 June 24, 2019 August 5, 2019
January 2020 September 23, 2019 October 28, 2019


Benefits of Applying by the Priority Deadline

  • $150 application fee waiver
  • Early class registration
  • Additional time to plan finances
  • Begin networking early
  • Online meet and greet for admitted students
  • Ability to attend one of our global immersions


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