Keep an eye on our admissions 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.

Application Deadlines – 2020 Entry Terms

All residential graduate programs starting in August or September 2020 will be accepting applications on a space-available basis once the final deadline for admissions has passed. If the application for admission to the program you are interested in is closed, we no longer have space in that program.

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Program: Entry Date: Completed Application Received By: Admission Decision Sent By: Tuition Deposit Deadline:
Full-Time MBA August October 10 December 17 February 5
January 6 March 6 April 8
March 16 May 6 May 27
May 13 June 16 July 8
Professional Evening MBA August October 10 November 8 November 25
January 6 January 31 February 19
March 16 April 13 May 6
April 29 May 22 June 10
June 10 July 1 July 22
July 15* July 31 August 12
January September 11 September 27 October 23
October 10 November 8 November 25
October 30 November 22 December 11
Online MBA August November 13 January 10 February 12
January 22 March 13 April 15
March 18 May 8 June 3
MS in Management Studies (MSMS) August November 6 January 17 February 12
February 10 March 25 April 22
April 15 May 13 June 3
May 13 June 10 July 1
Rolling*** Rolling*** Rolling***
MS in Mathematical Finance (MSMF) August November 6 January 17 February 12
February 3 March 20 April 22
Rolling** Rolling** Rolling**
MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) September November 6 January 17 February 12
January 15 March 13 April 15
March 18 April 22 May 13
April 22 May 29 June 17
Rolling*** Rolling*** Rolling***
PhD Programs August January 6 April 8 April 15
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Financial Technology January November 8 January 3 November 22
January 6 December 6 January 15

*At this time, space in the Professional Evening MBA for Fall 2020 entry is nearing capacity. Applicants are still welcome to apply for our final deadline on July 15, however in the event the Fall 2020 class is full, applicants will receive priority consideration for Spring 2021 admission. 

**The MS in Mathematical Finance program is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis. Final decisions on all applications will be made no later than July 31, but may be sent earlier.

***The MS in Business Analytics program and MS in Management Studies program are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for 2020 entry. Decisions will be sent on a rolling basis and deposits will be rolling based on when a student is admitted.

The Online MBA application is closed and will reopen in August 2020. Our next entry term is January 2021.

For details on Executive MBA admissions, please view details here.

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.