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How will you fit in at Fuqua?

Congratulations on your decision to apply to the Daytime MBA program!

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.

Access the application online, and 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.

Application Deadlines for 2014 - 2015

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline (all deadlines are at 11:59 pm ET) Sept. 17, 2014 Oct. 20, 2014 Jan. 5, 2015 Mar. 19, 2015
Interview Invitations Sent By Midnight (ET) — Not viewable on phone or mobile device.  Oct. 7, 2014 Nov. 20, 2014 Feb. 4, 2015 April 7, 2015
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. 14, 2014

Off-Campus Locations:
Oct. 9 - 16, 2014
In Durham:
Dec. 1 - 9, 2014

Off-Campus Locations:
Nov. 24 -  Dec. 9, 2014
In Durham:
Feb. 12 - 25, 2015

Off-Campus Locations:
Feb. 9 - 25, 2015
In Durham:
April 20 - 25, 2015

Off-Campus Locations:
April 11 - 25, 2015
Decision Notifications Sent By Midnight (ET) —  Not viewable on phone or mobile device.  Oct. 29, 2014 Dec. 19, 2014 Mar. 13, 2015 May 6, 2015
Admit Weekend (Blue Devil Weekend or BDW) There will be two admitted student weekends: Feb. 6 - 8, 2015 and April 10 - 12, 2015. Once admitted, you may attend one or both events.
Domestic Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2014 Feb. 19, 2015 Apr. 28, 2015 May 19, 2015
International Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2014 Feb. 19, 2015 Apr. 20, 2015 May 15, 2015
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, 2015
1,000 USD
June 15, 2015
1,000 USD
June 15, 2015
1,000 USD
June 15, 2015
1,000 USD
Visa Paperwork Deadline for International Students Mar. 3, 2015 Mar. 3, 2015 Apr. 27, 2015 May 21, 2015

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