MBA@UNC 2021 Application Deadlines and Program Start Dates


MBA@UNC 2021 Online MBA Application Deadlines and Program Start Dates

As you begin to apply to the top-ranked MBA@UNC in 2021, MetroMBA has compiled everything you need to know to prepare your application.

Cohort StartPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
July 2021March 22, 2021April 19, 2021
October 2021June 21, 2021July 26, 2021

Why Apply By the Priority Deadline?

If you apply by the priority deadline for your chosen start date, you will receive several key educational and financial benefits:

  • $150 application fee waiver 1
  • Priority registration for Orientation
  • Early class registration
  • Additional time to plan finances
  • Online meet and greet for admitted students

1 To receive your waiver, you must contact your Admissions Counselor before submitting your application. Once paid, the application fee is non-refundable.

Highlights of the MBA@UNC Class Profile

If you are researching programs and deciding on where to apply, it is important to understand where you stack up against the competition. Below are important metrics for the MBA@UNC Online MBA.

Number of Non-U.S. Countries Represented24
Graduates with Advanced Degrees20%
Average Years of Professional Experience10 years
Class Split65% male, 35% female, 25% military, 24% minority

Additional Resources as you Prepare your Application for MBA@UNC 2021

Application Requirements for MBA@UNC Online MBA 2021

UNC Kenan-Flagler seeks students whose academic background, professional experience and leadership abilities meet the rigorous demands of our top-ranked program—regardless of the format they choose. MBA@UNC look for candidates with strong professional and academic backgrounds who can thrive in our collaborative, team-based environment.

The MBA@UNC requires applicants to have a minimum of two years professional work experience.

Students must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university. International candidates must have a college-level education equivalent to an American undergraduate or baccalaureate degree (the same as a first university degree). Generally this is a 4-year degree.

There are a number of universities around the world that offer 3-year undergraduate programs. If you received a bachelor’s degree upon completion of one of these 3-year undergraduate programs, you are eligible to apply to our program.

MBA@UNC’s testing requirement is based on the applicant’s number of years of professional full-time work experience as a general policy. However, the Admissions Committee will consider online student GMAT waiver requests on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that no GMAT/GRE waiver is automatic and an approved waiver request does not guarantee admission to the program.

The MBA@UNC school code for the GMAT is D40.HL.07. The code for the GRE is 0024. TOEFL External link , IELTS External link or PTE Academic External link is required for applicants for whom English is not the native language. Our school code for these tests is 5816. You do not need to submit a TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score if:

  • You earned an undergraduate or graduate degree at a U.S. college or university
  • You total education was conducted in English in a native English-speaking country
  • You earned an undergraduate degree or graduate degree from India. We will request test scores from some Indian candidates as needed

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About the Author

Ryan Nemetz

Ryan is the Director of Client Services at MetroMBA and Clear Admit. He has over six years of experience in higher education including his current role and serving as a college basketball coach at Eastern University for four years.

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