Upcoming MBA Application Deadlines for Spring 2017

A list of deadlines for over 30 MBA programs starting between January and May, 2017

Looking to apply for an MBA that starts in the spring of 2017? Below are a list of application deadlines.

Although in places like the US, most business schools offer only fall intakes for their full-time MBA programs, there are schools all over the world which offering MBA programs that feature spring intakes. In mainland Europe, for instance, it is more common for full-time MBA programs to have spring starts.

Sometimes—as is often the case for part-time and online MBA programs—business schools will offer multiple intakes throughout the year, including a spring start. For other schools a spring intake will be offered for students who need a shorter, more focused program. This is true for Columbia's "J-term" MBA intake, which begins in January and finishes in 16 months.

A note on rounds and deadlines: Sometimes, MBA admissions are broken up into "rounds," each with a unique deadline. Business schools will review applications based on the round in which they were submitted. Other schools offer rolling admissions, where applications are reviewed as they are received. Still other business schools 

Even though the deadlines are quickly approaching, and there is still time for prospective applicants to take the GMAT, write admissions essays, and look for scholarships and other funding.

Some schools have not yet announced their spring MBA intake deadlines, and this list will be updated as these become available.

The business schools listed below all have international accreditation and were selected based on the most-viewed university profiles on FIND MBA and other top programs.

Note: unless otherwise noted, all listed application deadline dates are in 2016.


INSEAD's Europe campus

Europe

INSEAD: MBA, January 2017 intake (class of December 2017)

Deadlines:

  • Round 1 deadline: March 2
  • Round 2: April 20
  • Round 3: June 15
  • Round 4: July 27

HEC Paris: full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1 deadline: January 1
  • Round 2: February 1
  • Round 3: March 1
  • Round 4: April 1
  • Round 5: May 1
  • Round 6: June 1
  • Round 7: July 1st
  • Round 8: August 1
  • Round 9: September 1
  • Round 10: October 1
  • Round 11: November 1

IMD Business School: MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1 deadline: February 1
  • Round 2: April 1
  • Round 3: June 1
  • Round 4: August 1
  • Round 5: September 1

IE Business School: International MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Rolling admissions

Rotterdam School of Management: full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Round 1 deadline: April 4
  • Round 2: July 18
  • Round 3: September 12
  • Round 4: November 14

The Lisbon MBA: January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1 deadline: September 30
  • Round 2: November 7

EDHEC: Global MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Deadline: November 15

ESMT: MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • April 2: early decision deadline
  • July 1 (for students who would like to enroll in the school’s pre-MBA intensive German language classes in Berlin)
  • October 1: many MBA scholarships are awarded by this deadline
  • November 2: final deadline for non-EU students
  • December 2: final deadline for EU nationals

WHU: Full-time MBA, March 2017 intake

  • Deadlines not yet announced.

Hochschule Pforzheim: MBA International Management, March 2017 intake (for business graduates only)

  • Application deadline, international students: Dec 15, 2016
  • Application deadline, German visa holders: January 31, 2017

Columbia Graduate School of Business in New York City

USA

Columbia Graduate School of Business: J-Term MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Deadline: October 7

Fordham - Gabelli: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Deadline: November 1

Georgia State - Robinson: Flexible MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Early deadline: August 15
  • Regular deadline: October 15

UMass Boston: Flexible MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Deadline: November 1

Loyola University Chicago - Quinlan School of Business: Part-time MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Rolling admissions

St. John’s - Tobin College of Business: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Recommended deadline: November 1

Canada/The Americas

University of Western Ontario - Ivey: MBA, March 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Early round deadline: November 23, 2015
  • Round 2: February 22
  • Round 3: May 9
  • Round 4: September 19
  • Round 5: November 7

Queen’s School of Business: MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1: March 14
  • Round 2: June 13
  • Round 3: September 12
  • Round 4: November 14

York University - Schulich School of Business: full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1: September 15
  • Round 2: October 15

Ryerson University - Rogers School of Management: MBA, May 2017 intake

  • MBA deadlines not yet announced

Concordia University - John Molson School of Business: full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • International applicants: June 15
  • Canadians and permanent residents: October 1

FIA Business School: International MBA, March 2017 intake

  • Deadlines not announced

Australia and New Zealand

AGSM: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • MBA Deadlines not yet announced

University of Otago Business School: full-time MBA, April 2017 intake

  • Rolling admissions

Victoria University of Wellington: MBA, February 2017 intake

  • Rolling admissions

University of Auckland Business School: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Rolling admissions

The UK's Brunel Business School

UK

University of Strathclyde Business School: full-time MBA, April 2017 intake

  • Applications are considered in the order they are received.

Brunel Business School: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Application deadline not yet announced

Asia

Singapore Management University (SMU): full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

Deadlines:

  • Round 1: February 28
  • Round 2: July 18
  • Round 3: October 15

National University of Commerce & Business (NUCB): MBA, April 2017 intake

  • Deadlines not yet announced

Putra Business School, Malaysia: MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Deadlines not yet announced

Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University: MBA, April 2017 intake

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

McGill University - Japan Campus: MBA, April 2017 intake

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

Indian School of Business (ISB): PGP, April 2017 intake

Deadlines for Indian passport holders:

  • October 15
  • January 15, 2017

For non-Indian passport holders:

  • January 15, 2017

Africa and the Middle East

London Business School (LBS) - Dubai campus: EMBA, January 2017 intake

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

University of Cape Town (UCT): MBA, January 2017 intake

  • MBA application deadlines not yet announced

University of Stellenbosch Business School: full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

  • MBA application deadline: November 30

Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS): full-time MBA, January 2017 intake

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

Spring 2017 MBA Application Deadlines Cheat Sheet

MBA Program Intake Final Application Deadline
INSEAD MBA

January 2017 July 27, 2016
HEC Paris MBA January 2017 November 1, 2016
IMD Business School MBA January 2017 September 1, 2016
Rotterdam School of Management MBA January 2017 November 14, 2016
The Lisbon MBA January 2017 November 7, 2016
EDHEC Global MBA January 2017 November 15, 2016
ESMT MBA January 2017 November 2, 2016
(non-EU students)
Hochschule Pforzheim MBA March 2017 December 15, 2016
(international students)
Columbia J-Term MBA January 2017 October 7, 2016
Fordham MBA January 2017 November 1, 2016
Georgia State Flexible MBA January 2017 October 15, 2016
UMass Boston Flexible MBA January 2017 November 1, 2016
St. John's - Tobin MBA January 2017 November 1, 2016
(recommended)
Western Ontario - Ivey MBA March 2017 November 5, 2016
Queen's MBA January 2017 November 14, 2016
York - Schulich Full-Time MBA January 2017 October 15, 2016
Concordia - Molson Full-Time MBA January 2017 June 15, 2016
(international applicants)
SMU (Singapore) MBA January 2017 October 15, 2016
ISB PGP April 2017 January 15, 2017

IMPORTANT: All prospective students are advised to double-check application deadlines with the business schools they are interested as soon as possible before applying.

Comments

MBAPrepCoa...    |    Apr 03, 2017 17:04
Would be very helpful if you could update this!!
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