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Deadlines

Application and deposit deadlines to join the Full-Time MBA Class of 2024.

The deadlines to submit your application for the Full-Time MBA Class of 2024 are detailed below. Each round admits students to the class matriculating in August 2022.

All applications for the Full-Time MBA are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on the deadline day.

Application Deadlines

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline 9 September 2021 6 October 2021 5 January 2022 6 April 2022
Interviews Limited Open Interviews By Invitation By Invitation By Invitation
Decision Release 20 October 2021 8 December 2021 16 March 2022 4 May 2022

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 

If you plan to apply through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, application and deposit deadlines to join the Class of 2024 are available below.

  • Application opened: 15 August 2021
  • Round 1 (Early Action) Application Deadline: 15 October 2021
  • Round 2 Application Deadline: 05 January 2022
  • Fellowship Notification: March 2022

Note: The Consortium only has 2 application deadlines.

Deposit dates are for students who have been granted membership from the Consortium. Admitted students who have been denied Consortium membership should refer to the standard Admissions deposit deadlines below. 

 

Future Year Scholars Program 

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

The 2022 application deadlines for the Future Year Scholars Program are as follows: 

  • 2022 Round 1 Application Deadline: 12 April 2022
  • 2022 Round 2 Application Deadline: 2 August 2022

 

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. 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
Deposit 1

29 Nov. 2021:

$6,000

29 Nov. 2021:

$4,000

7 Feb. 2022:

$2,000

25 Apr. 2022:

$2,000

23 May 2022:

$4,000 

Deposit 2 N/A

7 Feb. 2022:

$2,000

25 Apr. 2022:

$2,000

23 May 2022:

$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.