Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Make a note of these important dates: application deadlines, decision notification dates, and deposit dates. All deadlines are 11:59 PM Eastern Time (U.S.).

October 6

Round 1: Full-Time

Deadline: Oct. 6, 2019
Decision: Dec. 11, 2019
First Deposit: Feb. 16, 2020
Second Deposit: May 11, 2020

January 5, 2020

Round 2: Full-Time
& Part-Time

Deadline: Jan. 5, 2020
Decision: March 4, 2020
First Deposit: April 15, 2020
Second Deposit: May 11, 2020

march 2

Round 3: Full-Time
& Part-Time

Deadline: March 2, 2020
Decision: May 4, 2020
Deposit: May 18, 2020

April 9

Round 4: Part-Time

Deadline: April 9, 2020
Decision: May 21, 2020
Deposit: May 28, 2020

May 31

Round 5: Full-Time
& Part-Time

Deadline: May 31, 2020
Decision: June 22, 2020
Deposit: July 1, 2020

June-July

Rolling Admission

Dates: June 1 – July 31, 2020

 Fall 2020 Applicants: COVID-19 Update

We've modified our admissions process for Fall 2020 applicants, in order to be more flexible, given the current challenging environment.

  • Application fees are waived through July 31, 2020
  • Rolling admission: June 1 – July 31, 2020.
  • If you have a valid GMAT or GRE test score, please submit it as part of your application.
  • Due to the current challenges of test-taking, we are temporarily allowing candidates with robust quantitative backgrounds to apply without a GMAT or GRE. Admitted candidates will be required to pass the Tepper Mathematics Prep course, attend our Math Skills Workshop, and achieve a 3.0 GPA in their first semester of the program.
  • We’ve reduced deposit amounts to hold your seat in class.

Consortium Applicants

If you apply by The Consortium Round 1 deadline of Oct. 15, you will receive an admissions decision from the Tepper School by Dec. 11.

If you apply by The Consortium Round 2 deadline of Jan. 5, you will receive an admissions decision from the Tepper School by March 4.