Wharton 2020-2021 Full-Time MBA: Application Deadlines, Interview, and Notification Dates

Wharton Full-Time MBA

We have provided applicants with a complete breakdown of the Wharton MBA 2020-2021 deadline, interview and notification dates.

Wharton 2020-2021 Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines

Application RoundApplication DeadlineInterview InvitesFinal Notification
Round 1Sept. 15, 2020Oct. 28, 2020Dec. 16, 2020
Round 2 Jan. 5, 2021Feb. 11, 2021Mar. 25, 2021
Round 3Mar. 31, 2021Apr. 15, 2021 May. 11, 2021
Applications should be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

When to Apply to the Wharton MBA

Below is an outline of the recommended timeline to apply to Wharton depending on if you are a first-time applicant, a reapplicant, or applying to a specific program.

First-time ApplicantsWharton encourages you to apply to in Round 1 or 2.  Space in the class becomes more limited for Round 3 applicants, resulting in a more competitive round.
Submatriculation applicantsYou should apply in Round 3 so that a more complete academic record is available.
ReapplicantsWharton strongly encourages you to apply during Round 1 or 2. For advice and guidelines around reapplication, see the Reapplication section in Wharton’s Application Requirements page.
International StudentIf you need to apply for a student visa to study in the United States, Wharton recommends that you apply in Round 1 or 2. For advice and guidelines, see the International Students section in What You Need to Apply.
Application RoundSubmit your application by …We will notify you …
Round 115 September 202010 December 2020
Round 206 January 202101 April 2021
Round 306 April 202120 May 2021

Highlights of the Wharton Full-Time MBA 2021 Class

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 Wharton Full-Time MBA.

Total Applications5,905
Enrolled Students856
Average GMAT/GRE732/324
Average GPA3.6
Average Years of Work Experience5 years
Class Split46% female, 30% international, 36% U.S. students of color

MBA Checklist for the Wharton Full-Time MBA

Additional Resources

  1. To learn about other applicants applying to the Stanford Full-Time MBA, check out the Wharton MBA LiveWire via Clear Admit, the leading independent resource for top-tier MBA applicants. MBA LiveWire is a social forum for applicants to share their journey throughout the admissions process.
  2. The application process can be overwhelming, fortunately you can view FAQ, Essay Topic Analysis, Interview Reports and much more via Clear Admit’s Stanford in-depth school profile here.
  3. To research more information about program cost, financial aid and curriculum, check out the Wharton full-time MBA snapshot here.

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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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