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Deadlines

Application and deposit deadlines to join the Full-Time MBA Class of 2026.

View details about the MBA 2023-24 application and deposit deadlines.

 

 

 

Application Deadlines

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline 7 September 2023 4 October 2023 4 January 2024 3 April 2024
Interviews Limited Open Interviews By Invitation By Invitation By Invitation
Decision Release 18 October
2023
6 December 2023 13 March 2024 1 May 2024

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 

If you plan to apply through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, please refer to the application deadlines for the Class of 2026 below. 

  • Application opens: 15 August 2023
  • Early Application Deadline: 15 October 2023
  • Traditional Application Deadline: 5 January 2024

Note: The Consortium only has 2 application deadlines.

 

Future Year Scholars Program 

The deferred MBA pathway to the Darden MBA is the Future Year Scholars Program.

The 2022-23 application cycle for the Future Year Scholars Program is closed. Please use the applications deadlines below as reference for the next cycle, which our team plans to launch in early fall 2023. 

  • Round 1 Application Deadline: 11 April 2023
  • Round 2 Application Deadline: 1 August 2023

 

Admissions Deposits

Depending on application round, admitted candidates will be asked to pay one or two admissions deposits to reserve their place in the class. Please note that scholarship recipients may be given an earlier deadline. Deposits are non-refundable, but will be applied to your tuition account as credit when you enroll.

  Early Action: Binding

Early Action:
Non-Binding

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 -
March
Deposit 1

27 Nov. 2023:

$6,000

27 Nov. 2023:

$4,000

12 Feb. 2024:

$2,000

22 Apr. 2024:

$2,000

20 May 2024:

$4,000 

Deposit 2 N/A

5 Feb. 2024:

$2,000

22 Apr. 2024:

$2,000

20 May 2024:

$2,000

N/A

 

Dual Degrees 

If you are interested in a dual degree, there may be special instructions for how to submit your application to each school. For more details, please view our dual degrees page.