MBA Admissions

MBA - Admissions - Apply - Deadlines


Application and deposit deadlines to join the Full-Time MBA Class of 2027. The application is currently closed, but will be available soon.

View details about the MBA 2024-25 application and deposit deadlines.




Application Deadlines

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline 5 September 2024 2 October 2024 7 January 2025 2 April 2025
Interviews Limited Open Interviews By Invitation By Invitation By Invitation
Decision Release 16 October 2024 11 December 2024 12 March 2025 30 April 2025

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 2027 below. 

  • Application opens: 14 August 2024
  • Early Application Deadline: 15 October 2024
  • Traditional Application Deadline: 5 January 2025

Note: The Consortium only has two application deadlines.


Future Year Scholars Program 

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

The 2023-24 application cycle for the Future Year Scholars Program is open. 

  • Round 1 Application Deadline: 8 April 2024
  • Round 2 Application Deadline: 1 August 2024


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. Deposit deadlines for the 2025 application cycle will be posted here in the coming weeks.

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.