As you explore MBA programs, it’s important to note deadlines and document requirements so that you can begin assembling your application materials. We suggest you take the time you need to submit a competitive application.

The application for 2021 is open. The Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program has several application deadlines for fall semester starts. Note the application, decision, and deposit due dates below.

MBA Application Deadlines for 2020-2021

Application Due For Decision Date Enrollment Deposit Due
Sept. 24, 2020 Early decision deadline. This is intended for candidates who are committed to attending the Wisconsin MBA Program. If admitted, you will pay an early enrollment deposit and withdraw your application for consideration at other schools. Nov. 1, 2020 Jan. 3, 2021
Nov. 1, 2020 First-round application deadline Dec. 18, 2020 Feb. 19, 2021
Jan. 10, 2021 Second-round application deadline
March 5, 2021 4 weeks after notification
March 1, 2021 Third-round application deadline April 24, 2021 4 weeks after notification
April 10, 2021 Fourth-round application deadline
Final round for international applications
May 21, 2021 Soon after notification
June 1, 2021 Fifth-round application deadline Rolling Soon after notification

International applicants final deadline: April 10, 2021

Domestic applicants final deadline: June 1, 2021


Applicants who are applying through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management should observe the following deadlines:

  • Oct. 15, 2020: Round 1 application deadline for Consortium candidates
  • Jan. 5, 2021: Round 2 application deadline for Consortium candidates

Merit aid priority deadline: Jan. 10, 2021