Don’t Forget These April MBA Deadline Dates

April MBA Deadlines

Don’t be left behind, and get a jump on the MBA application process this April! Here’s your guide to the April MBA deadline dates in some of our top metros.

April MBA Deadlines

New York City

April has quite a few deadlines early in the month, including the MBA@Syracuse priority deadline on Monday, April 2. Students who submit by the priority application deadline will receive admissions decisions first and be able to connect with Whitman faculty and resources sooner. Additionally, for students who submit by the priority deadline, the application fee of $75 is reduced to $45. Get those applications in!

Toward the middle of the month, prospective MBAs will need to get their applications in for Columbia Business School’s full-time MBA by April 11, and Fordham’s full-time MBA for next fall by Sunday, April 15.

The deadline for the next Fordham Gabelli full-time MBA deadline falls on April 15 / photo via

Students have a little more time if applying to Zicklin School of Business’s Executive MBA—until Monday, April 30, to be exact. Seton Hall’s MBA fall intake deadline for international applications also arrives on April 30.

To see more information on upcoming events and deadlines in New York, click here.

Los Angeles

April will be a very busy month for Los Angeles applications, including early deadlines at California State University, Long Beach Evening MBA (international students, fall intake), Claremont / Drucker Executive MBA (summer module I – May intake)  and the Paul Merage School of Business’ Health Care Executive MBA fall deadline on Sunday, April 1.

USC Marshall’s Online MBA, which is designed to help students succeed in today’s digitally driven business landscape, has a Wednesday, April 18 deadline for applications. Note: Given that class sizes are limited, applicants should submit all completed materials as soon as possible to secure their placement.

Click here for more information on important deadlines in the Los Angeles metro.


April deadlines for Toronto-area business schools include Ivey Business School’s full-time MBA on Monday, April 9 and the Rotman School of Management’s Morning/Evening MBA on Wednesday, April 18. Deadlines to look forward to at the end of the month include Schulich School of Business full-time MBA (fall intake round four) and Schulich School of Business part-time MBA (fall intake round four) on Monday, April 30.

More information on Toronto deadlines can be found here.


Philly metro business schools with deadlines in April include the Rowan University Rohrer College of Business full-time summer MBA deadline on Monday, April 1 and a few different Villanova programs on Monday, April 30. If you’re planning on being in the area on Wednesday, April 18, Villanova is having an open house in Center City, Philadelphia, that’s open to the public.

Villanova Business School will be hosting an MBA open house in Center City on Wednesday, April 18.

For more upcoming deadlines in the Philadelphia metro, click here.

Washington DC

Early April DC deadlines include George Mason University School of Business Executive MBA and its full-time MBA on Sunday, April 1, and the Howard University School of Business full-time MBA (round 3), also on April 1, and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business full-time MBA deadline (round 3) on Monday, April 2.

The UMD Smith full-time MBA round 4 decision notification deadline is coming on Sunday, April 15, which is the last DC deadline for month. The American University Kogod School of Business full-time MBA deadline (round 4) deadline is the only deadline in the following month, arriving on Tuesday, May 15.

More deadlines for the Washington DC metro can be found here.

For updated deadline information in Chicago, Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Denver, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle, and London, click here.

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