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UPenn / Wharton MBA Deadlines 2023-2024

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The University of Pennsylvania has released the 2023-2024 Wharton MBA deadlines for applicants targeting the Class of 2026.

Wharton MBA applicants should note that all materials (including recommendations) must be submitted by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on the date of each deadline to be considered for a given round.

2023-2024 UPenn / Wharton MBA Deadlines

Round Application Deadline Interview Invitation Admissions Decision
Round 1 September 6, 2023 October 24, 2023 December 14, 2023
Round 2 January 4, 2024 February 16, 2024 March 26, 2024
Round 3 April 2, 2024 April 19, 2024 May 13, 2024
Deferred Admissions April 24, 2024 May 28, 2024 June 27, 2024

As usual, the Wharton School is conducting its admissions process over three rounds this admissions season.

The admissions committee encourages first-time applicants, reapplicants, and international students to submit their applications in Round 1 or Round 2. Submatriculation applicants (i.e. current college students) are advised to apply in Round 3 so that more of their academic record is available for review by the admissions committee.

What are the Application Requirements?

wharton mba deadlinesA complete Wharton application comprises background information provided via the school’s online application data forms, an application fee of $275, responses to two essay questions, transcripts from undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) coursework, two letters of recommendation covering the applicants’ performance in a work setting, GMAT or GRE scores, and a one-page resume. The admissions committee notes that at-home GMAT and GRE scores will be accepted.

Non-native English speakers must also submit TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores, unless they hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction.

When Does Wharton Issue Interview Invitations?

The Wharton admissions committee conducts interviews by invitation only. The date when candidates will be notified about this application process milestone is reflected in the Interview Invitation column above. Interview invitations will be extended via email; candidates will also receive a link for scheduling the interview, and resources for preparing.

Candidates who are not invited to interview on this date will receive a rejection notification.

About Joint Degree Applications

Meanwhile, those applying to the Carey JD/MBA Program must submit their materials during the school’s first two rounds. Applications for the MBA/MA in International Studies are accepted across all three lines although applicants who need a visa to study in the U.S. are encouraged to apply in Rounds 1 or 2.

2023-2024 Deadlines for MBA/MA–Lauder and JD/MBA

Round Application Deadline Admissions Decision
Round 1 September 6, 2023 December 14, 2023
Round 2 January 4, 2024 March 26, 2024
Round 3* April 2, 2024 May 13, 2024

*MBA/MA Lauder deadline only. JD/MBA applications are only accepted in Rounds 1 & 2.