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 process will open Sept. 1, 2018 for the fall of 2019. 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 2018-2019

Application Due For Decision Date Enrollment Deposit Due
Sept. 25, 2018 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. 2, 2018 Jan. 2, 2019
Nov. 1, 2018 First-round application deadline Dec. 21, 2018 Feb. 22, 2019
Jan. 10, 2019 Second-round application deadline
March 1, 2019 Deposit due 4 weeks after notification
March 1, 2019 Third-round application deadline April 19, 2019 Deposit due 4 weeks after notification
April 10, 2019 Fourth-round application deadline
Final round for international applications
May 17, 2019 Deposit due 4 weeks after notification
June 1, 2019 Fifth-round application deadline
Final round for domestic applicants
June 28, 2019 Deposit due soon after notification

The first three deadlines, September, November and January are the priority deadlines for merit-based financial aid.

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

  • Oct. 15, 2018: Round 1 application deadline for Consortium candidates
  • Jan. 5, 2019: Round 2 application deadline for Consortium candidates