Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Make a note of these important dates: application deadlines, decision notification dates, and deposit dates


Below are the deadlines for Fall 2020 Admission. The Fall 2020 MBA application will be available in mid-August.

All deadlines are 11:59 PM Eastern Time (U.S.).

Key Deadlines and Dates

October 6

Round 1: Full-Time

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

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Round 2: Full-Time & Part-Time

Deadline: Dec. 19, 2019
Decision: March 4, 2020
First Deposit: April 15, 2020
Second Deposit: May 11, 2020

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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

International Applicants

International applicants are encouraged to apply no later than Round 2 (Dec. 19, 2019) to ensure adequate time for the student visa process.

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.