Round 3 MBA Deadlines And Acceptance Rates For Top MBA Programs

With round 3 deadlines approaching closer and candidates putting their last-ditched efforts to top MBA programs, we are approaching towards the end of 2020-21 application season (certainly, the most happening ;).

SchoolFT Rankings 2021MBA Application DeadlinesAcceptance RatesClass Strength
INSEAD (Jan’22)1.March 5, 2021 | April 23, 2021 | June 18, 2021 | July 30, 202131%1000
London Business School2.Sep 11, 2020 | Jan 11, 2021 | Mrach 5, 2021 | April 27, 202125%497
Chicago Booth3.Sep 24, 2020 | Jan 12, 2021 | April 01, 202125%621
IESE Business School4.Sep 1, 2020 | Oct 06, 2020 | Jan 5, 2021 | Mar 10, 2021 | May 4, 2021131%411
Yale School of Management5.Sep 15, 2020 | Jan 5, 2021 | April 13, 202125%347
Northwestern Kellogg6.Sep 16, 2020 | Jan 6, 2021 | April 7, 202120%559
Ceibs (Shanghai)7.Oct 28, 2020 | Jan 6, 2021 | March 10, 2021 | April 14, 202144%172
Hec Paris (Jan’22)7.First day of each month till July | 15th of every month till November8%137
Duke Fuqua9.Sep 23, 2020 | Oct 20, 2020 | Jan 5, 2021 | March 25, 202122%408
Tuck (Dartmouth)10.Sep 28, 2020 | Jan 4, 2021 | March 29, 202123%289
Darden11.2 September 202 | 5 October 2020 | 4 January 2021 | 7 April 202135.6%404
SDA Bocconi School of Management12.April 15, 2021~33%90
NYU Stern13.October 15, 2020 | November 15, 2020 | January 15, 2021 | March 15, 202123%317
NUS (Singapore)14.Jan 27, 2021 | Mar 31, 202116%492
Cornell Johnson15.Oct 8, 2020 | Jan 5, 2021 | April 8, 202133%282
Cambridge Judge16.Sep 7, 2020 | Oct 19, 2020 | Jan 11, 2021 | Marh 8, 2021 | April 26, 202133%174
Said (Oxford)17.Sep 11, 2020 | Oct 30, 2020 | Jan 8, 2021 | April 9, 202120%311
Georgetown University: McDonough18.Sep 28, 2020 | Jan 6, 2021 | March 29, 2021 | April 26, 202116.66%247
IMD Business School19.Feb 1, 2021 | March 1, 2020 | July 1, 2021 | Sep 1, 202132%90
Esade Business School20.Oct 6, 2020 | Nov 24, 2021 | Jan 12, 2021 | Feb 9, 2021 | March 9, 202125%190
Ross21.Sep 14, 2020 | Jan 4, 2021 | March 29, 2021 | June 1, 202137%358
HKUST22.Nov 18, 2020 | Jan 06, 2021 | March 17, 202135%95
ISB23.Sep 20, 2020 | Jan 10, 2021~22%770
University of Southern California: Marshall24.Oct 15, 2020 Jan 5, 2021 | March 1, 2021 | April 15, 202123%214
Washington University: Olin25.Oct 14, 2020 | Jan 20, 2021 | March 24, 2021 | Rolling15.7%85

Applying to a business school in the third or final round of the MBA admission cycle is indeed a high-risk task with fewer chances of success. It’s commonly stated that securing acceptance into Top MBA programs during the third round, especially for international candidates, is considered challenging.

To provide you with an unconventional perspective on Round 3, here is an article that addresses concerns such as:

WHAT ARE YOUR CHANCES TO TOP MBAS IN ROUND 3? WHICH BUSINESS SCHOOLS SHOULD YOU APPLY TO IN ROUND 3? HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES IN ROUND 3 AND GIVE YOUR BEST SHOT TO YOUR DREAM BUSINESS SCHOOLS?

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