Application Deadlines

One Year MBA Programs in USA : Application Deadlines 2020-2021

Also Read – Application Deadlines For Select MBA Programs Across The World

Application WindowEarly Action1st Round2nd Round3rd RoundRolling-Admissions
Kellogg 1-Year MBAN/A16-September-20206-January-20217-April-2021N/A
Duke Fuqua Accelerated MBAN/A20-October-20207-January-202125-March-2021N/A
Emory (Goizueta)N/A23-September-202013-January-202117-March-2021N/A
Cornell accelerated MBA8-September-20208-October-20205-January-20218-March-2021N/A
Notre Dame (Mendoza)15-September-202013-October-202012-January-202123-February-20216-April-2021

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One Year MBA Programs – Europe : Application Deadlines Earliest 2020-2021

Business SchoolEarliest DeadlinesInterview NotificationDecisionEssay Release
HEC ParisAug. 14, 2020 (R7-Jan. 2021 Intake)Early Sept.Sept. 18, 2020Yes
HEC ParisSept. 14, 2020 (R8-Jan. 2021 Intake)Early Oct..Oct. 16, 2020Yes
INSEADSept. 11, 2020 (R1- Sept. Intake)Oct. 16, 2020Nov. 20, 2020Yes
NYU (Stern)Oct. 15, 2020 (R1)RollingJan. 1, 2021 (Initial Notification)Yes
HEC ParisOct. 14, 2020 (R9-Jan. 2021 Intake)Early Nov.Nov. 20, 2020Yes
Duke (Fuqua)Oct. 20, 2020 (R1)Nov. 10, 2020Dec. 18, 2020Yes
Rice (Jones)Oct. 16, 2020 (R1)RollingTBDYes
ColumbiaApril 9, 2021 (Regular Decision)RollingRollingYes
NYU Stern (Tech & Fashion MBAs)Nov. 15, 2020 (R2)RollingFeb. 1, 2021 (Initial Notification)Yes
Cambridge (Judge)Sept. 7, 2020 (R1)Oct. 18 & 19RollingYes
HEC ParisNov. 16, 2020 (R10-Jan. 2021 Intake)Early Dec.Dec. 18, 2020Yes
NYU (Stern)Nov. 15, 2020 (R2)RollingFeb. 1, 2021 (Initial Notification)Yes
Cambridge (Judge)Oct. 19, 2020 (R2)Nov. 29 & 30RollingYes

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One Year MBA Application: 2nd Round Deadline 2020-2021

Business SchoolDeadline – 2nd RoundInterview NotificationDecisionEssay Release
INSEAD20-May-2021 (2nd Round  September Intake)June 26, 202124-July-2021Yes

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One Year MBA Application: 3rd Round Deadline 2020-2021

Business SchoolDeadline – 3rd RoundInterview NotificationDecisionEssay Release
INSEAD1-July-2021 (3rd round September Intake)31-July-20214-September- 2021Yes
INSEAD5-August-2021 (4th round September Intake)28-August-202125-September- 2021Yes

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  1. Class 12th – No specific cutoff
  2. Bachelors
  • Candidates must have a 4 year bachelor’s or equivalent degree from an recognized university or college
  • A degree from certain international 3 year under-graduate programs (e.g., universities/ colleges in India, United Kingdom) may be acceptable
  • No specific cutoff scores are mentioned

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  1. Exams Scores Accepted

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Median GMAT Class Score at Top One Year MBA B-Schools (Programs)

Rank as per Forbes Business SchoolLocationGMAT Median score for the Class of 2020
#1IMDLausanne, Switzerland680
#2InseadFontainebleau (France), Singapore710
#3Cambridge (Judge)Cambridge, United Kingdom700
#4SDA BocconiMilan, Italy665
#5Oxford (Said)Oxford, United Kingdom690
#6IE Business SchoolMadrid, Spain686
#7Indian School of BusinessHyderabad, Mohali, India710
#8WarwickCoventry, United Kingdom660
#9MannheimMannheim, Germany680
#10ESMT BerlinBerlin, Germany650
#11ImperialLondon, United Kingdom640
#12S P JainMultiple campuses, Worldwide651
#13Hong KongHong Kong640
#14Erasmus (Rotterdam)Rotterdam, Netherlands640
#15City U (Cass)London, United Kingdom640
#16HEC MontrealMontreal, Canada640
#17HultMultiple campuses, Worldwide614

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