NYU Stern Announces New MBA Deadlines, Essay Updates

NYU MBA Deadlines

Leading up to the beginning of the 2019-20 academic season, the NYU Stern School of Business has unveiled its newest MBA deadlines and updated essay questions. For those looking to apply, take note of these details below:

NYU MBA Deadlines: 2019-20

ProgramRound OneRound TwoRound ThreeRound Four
Full-Time MBAOctober 15, 2019November 15, 2019January 15, 2020March 15, 2020
Part-Time MBA (Spring 2020)September 15, 2019October 15, 2019November 15, 2019N/A
Tech MBASeptember 15, 2019November 15, 2019January 15, 2020February 15, 2020
Fashion & Luxury MBASeptember 15, 2019November 15, 2019January 15, 2020February 15, 2020

The updated essay questions, as revealed over at Clear Admit, are as follows:

Essay 1

Professional Aspirations

(500 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

  • What are your short and long-term career goals?
  • How will the MBA help you achieve them?

Essay 2

Personal Expression (a.k.a. “Pick Six”)

Describe yourself to the Admissions Committee and to your future classmates using six images and corresponding captions. Your uploaded PDF should contain all of the following elements:

  • A brief introduction or overview of your “Pick Six” (no more than 3 sentences).
  • Six images that help illustrate who you are.
  • A one-sentence caption for each of the six images that helps explain why they were selected and are significant to you.S

Stern notes: Your visuals may include photos, infographics, drawings, or any other images that best describe you. Your document must be uploaded as a single PDF. The essay cannot be sent in physical form or be linked to a website.

Essay 3

Additional Information (optional)

(250 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate record or self-reported academic transcript(s), plans to retake the GMAT, GRE, IELTS or TOEFL, or any other relevant information.

If you are planning to attend the Langone part-time MBA program and do not currently live in the NYC Metro Area or the Westchester area, please indicate your plans to pursue the program. If you are planning to relocate to the NYC area, please indicate your plans for employment.

For more information on the NYU Stern MBA deadlines, applications, and admissions information, head over to the official NYU Stern website.


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