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Tepper School of Business – Carnegie Mellon University

Tepper School of Business

The Tepper School of Business is based at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to its full-time MBA program, Tepper offers an evening part-time MBA program called FlexTime and an executive MBA program offered in conjunction with HEC Lausanne in France. With its first class matriculating in Fall 2013, Tepper’s new FlexMBA will offer students a part-time, 32-month option in which to complete the full-time MBA’s curriculum with a combination of online and on-site instruction. Tepper is well known for having developed the management science approach to business education as well as for its small class sizes and flexible academic curriculum.

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The Round 2 deadline was on January 4th, 2015 and decisions will be released on March 25, 2015.

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March 16, 2015 12:28pm
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March 11, 2015 8:19pm
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March 11, 2015 2:07pm
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March 11, 2015 7:58am
Accepted to CMU / Tepper via phone.
March 4, 2015 7:10pm
Accepted to CMU / Tepper via phone.

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