Timeline for Fall 2018 Admission

We suggest you apply when you feel you have the most competitive application and are ready to begin an MBA program. For fall 2018 admission, the application will remain open until June 16, 2018. For fall 2019, the application will reopen on Sept. 1, 2018.

Application Due For Decision Date Enrollment Deposit Due
Sept. 27, 2017 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. 3, 2017 Jan. 2, 2018
Nov. 15, 2017 First-round application deadline Dec. 15, 2017 March 1, 2018
Jan. 10, 2018 Second-round application deadline
Merit-based aid priority consideration deadline
Wisconsin MBA Program in arts administration candidates*
March 2, 2018 April 18, 2018
March 1, 2018 Third-round application deadline April 20, 2018 4 weeks after notification
April 11, 2018 Fourth-round application deadline
Final deadline for international candidates
May 18, 2018 4 weeks after notification
After April 11, 2018 Applications from domestic candidates will be accepted as space permits Rolling Soon after your admission to the program

*Wisconsin MBA Program in arts administration candidates only: This is the only application deadline for the career specialization in arts administration. Candidates who submit early will be reviewed and considered in this round.

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

  • Oct. 15, 2017: Round 1 application deadline for Consortium candidates
  • Jan. 5, 2018: Round 2 application deadline for Consortium candidates