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How will you fit in at Fuqua?

The Fuqua School of Business is a challenging and rigorous academic institution to which admission is highly selective. Acceptance is based on the ability to excel, not only academically, but also in the business community.

Pursuing a business degree is a significant investment of your time, energy, and money, so it is important that you find the right program to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. "Fit" with a program occurs at the intersection of your story and ambitions and the school's story and ambitions. Before you apply, take some time to reflect on both.

The online application is no longer available. The new application will be available in mid-July. Review the information below to prepare to apply:

Given the competitive applicant pool, you are encouraged to apply in the round in which you can submit your "best" application. The online application will be available in mid-July. Review the information below to prepare to apply:

Application Deadlines for 2015 - 2016

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline (all deadlines are at 11:59 pm ET) Sept. 15, 2015 Oct. 14, 2015 Jan. 5, 2016 Mar. 22, 2016
Interview Invitations Sent By Midnight (ET) — Not viewable on phone or mobile device.  Sept. 29, 2015 Nov. 5, 2015 Feb. 4, 2016 April 7, 2016
Interview Period
Visit the interviews page for details regarding our interview process. Interview dates vary by location, but occur during the time period indicated here.

In Durham:
Sept. 8 - Oct. 12, 2015

Off-Campus Locations:
Oct. 8 - 10, 2015

In Durham &
Off-Campus Locations:
Nov. 12 - 18 & Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2015

In Durham:
Feb. 11 - 24, 2016

Off-Campus Locations:
Feb. 9 - 25, 2016

In Durham:
April 20 - 25, 2016

Off-Campus Locations:
April 12 - 25, 2016

Decision Notifications Sent By Midnight (ET) —  Not viewable on phone or mobile device.  Oct. 26, 2015 Dec. 17, 2015 Mar. 15, 2016 May 6, 2016
Admit Weekend (Blue Devil Weekend or BDW) There will be two admitted student weekends: Feb. 5 - 7, 2016 and April 7 - 10, 2016. Once admitted, you may attend one or both events.
Domestic Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2015 Feb. 12, 2016 Apr. 26, 2016 May 19, 2016
International Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2015 Feb. 12, 2016 Apr. 18, 2016 May 13, 2016
1st Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit Amount 3,000 USD 2,000 USD 2,000 USD 2,000 USD
2nd Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit and Deadline June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
Visa Paperwork Deadline for International Students Mar. 3, 2016 Mar. 3, 2016 Apr. 29, 2016 May 20, 2016

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