Keep an eye on our deadlines, as they vary according to program.

For undergraduate applicants (freshmen, transfer, and international), head over to the BU Admissions site to view all of the deadlines you’ll need for your application, financial aid, admission decision, and more.

Graduate applicants, be sure to review the schedule below and plan accordingly. Please note that applications should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the dates listed. Feel free to contact us anytime for more information, and if you have any last-minute questions on the day of a deadline, you can tweet us at @BostonUMBA or @BU_EMBA, too.

For our Executive MBA, apply here.

Application Deadlines – 2018 Entry Terms

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Program: Entry Date: Completed Application Received By: Admission Decision Sent By: Tuition Deposit Deadline:
Full-Time MBA August October 18 December 20 January 31
January 3 March 2 April 4
March 19 April 27 May 23
Professional Evening MBA August October 18 November 17 December 13
January 3 February 2 February 28
March 19 April 13 May 9
May 2 May 25 June 13
January September 13 October 6 November 1
October 18 November 17 December 13
November 8 December 15 January 3
Executive MBA January June 15 July 18
October 2 November 3
MS in Management Studies (MSMS) August November 8 January 12 February 28
February 1 March 16 April 25
April 4 May 4 May 30
MS in Mathematical Finance (MSMF) August November 8 January 12 February 28
February 1 March 16 April 25
PhD Programs August January 10 April 2 April 16


Are you currently enrolled in the edX & Questrom Digital MicroMasters in Digital Leadership or Digital Product Management and interested in applying your learning to a graduate degree? Learn more about applying to our full-time MS in Digital innovation by visiting the Questrom Digital website. If you are not enrolled in the MicroMasters program, we encourage you to look into our full-time MBA+ MS in Digital innovation joint degree.

MBA+ Joint Degrees

Students applying for MBA+ Joint Degree programs will submit their application and receive an admission decision by the above deadlines for the MBA portion of the degree only. The joint program has a separate deadline for both submitting an application and receiving an admission decision. For more information on these deadlines, please check the website of the joint program to which you are applying.