December 18, 2007

B-School Application deadlines 2007-2008

Deadlines stated below are for the 2007-2008 Applications...

1.Harvard Business School

Applicants accepted: 15%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 91%
Average GMAT: 705
Average work experience (years): 4.5
Average age: 27


Deadline Round I Round II Round III *
Application deadline Oct 2 Jan 3 Mar 12
Decisions mailed Jan 16 Mar 26 May 1

* Applicants who want on-campus housing should apply in Rounds I or II. Round III notification is made too late for those admits to register for the campus housing lotteries.

2. Stanford University (GSB):
Applicants accepted: 8%
Accepted applicants enrolled: believed to be around 85%
Average GMAT: 720
Overall GMAT range: 530-800
Average work experience (years): 4
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III
Application deadline Oct 22 Jan 7 Mar 21
Interviews early Nov - mid Jan (est.) mid Jan - late Mar (est.) late Mar - mid May (est.)
Decisions mailed* Jan 24 Apr 3 May

Most of the time, Stanford's notifications are made before the published deadline.

3. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton):
Applicants accepted: 18.8%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 74%
Average GMAT: 713
Middle 80% GMAT range: 660-760
Average work experience (years): 5.8
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III
Application deadline Oct 11 Jan 3 Feb 28
Decisions Mailed Dec 20 Mar 20 May 15

4. MIT (Sloan):
Applicants accepted: 13%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 68%
Average GMAT (median): 710
Middle 80% GMAT range: 640-760
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 27.7

Deadline Round I ** Round II LFM/BEP
Application deadline Oct 30 Jan 15 Dec 17
Decisions mailed Jan 28 Apr 7 Mar 10 for LFM

Apr 7 for BEP

** Re-applicants must apply in the first round.
Online application must be received by 12 noon Pacific Standard Time (2000 GMT) on the deadline day


5. Northwestern University (Kellogg):
Applicants accepted: 13%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 64%
Average GMAT: 703
Average work experience (years): 5.2
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II ** Round III
Application deadline Oct 19 Jan 11 Mar 7
Request off-campus interview by - OR Oct 5 Dec 21 Feb 22
Complete on-campus interview by *** Dec 17 Mar 3 Apr 21
Decisions mailed Jan 7 Mar 31 May 12

** International and 1-Year MBA Program applicants should apply by Round II (Jan 5).
*** Interviews can be conducted either before or after the rest of the application is submitted.

6. University of Chicago GSB:
Applicants accepted: 15%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 67%
Average GMAT: 703
Middle 80% GMAT range: 640-760
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III
Application deadline Oct 17 Jan 9 March 12
Decisions mailed Jan 3 March 26 May 14

7. Dartmouth (Tuck):
Applicants accepted: 14%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 51%
Average GMAT: 695
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline Early Action* November Round January Round** April Round
Application deadline Oct 10 Nov 14 Jan 9 Apr 2
Decisions made by Dec 14 Feb 8 Mar 21 May 16

* Admitted EA applicants must submit a $3,500 nonrefundable deposit by January 7, 2008.
** January Round applicants who opt to initiate an on-campus interview have until January 18 to complete the interview.

8. UC Berkeley (Haas):
Applicants accepted: 17%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 48%
Average GMAT: 707
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 29

Deadline Round I Round II Round III Round IV
Application deadline** Nov 5 Dec 10 Jan 30 Mar 12
Decisions mailed Jan 28 Mar 17 Apr 28 May 19

**The GMAT and TOEFL must be taken by the application deadline

9. Columbia Business School:

Applicants accepted: 17%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 79%
GMAT range (middle 80%): 660 - 760
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline Early Decision January
Admission
U.S. Citizens* International
Application deadline Oct 10 Oct 10 April 16 March 3

Columbia notifies applicants of their admissions decisions 4 to 12 weeks after receiving the completed application.
* Applicants who wish to be considered for a merit-based fellowship must submit a complete application by January 9, 2008

10. NYU (Stern):
Applicants accepted: 15%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 52%
Average GMAT: 700
GMAT range (middle 80%): 640 - 750
Average work experience (years): 4.9
Average age: 27

Deadline Round I ** Round II Round III
Application deadline Nov 15 Jan 15 Mar 15
GMAT/TOEFL taken by Nov 15 Jan 15 Mar 15
Notification by Feb 15 Apr 1 Jun

** Priority deadline for merit scholarships and/ or off-campus interviews

11. University of Michigan (Ross):
Applicants accepted: 35%
Average GMAT: 701
Middle 80% GMAT range: 640-750
Average GPA: 3.3
Average work experience (years): 5.0
Average age: 29

Deadline Round I * Round II * Round III
Application deadline Nov 1 Jan 3 Mar 1
Decisions mailed Jan 15 Mar 15 May 15

International applicants are strongly encouraged to apply in Round I or Round II for financial aid and visa purposes.

12. Duke University (Fuqua):
Applicants accepted: 25%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 57%
Average GMAT: 699
Middle 80% GMAT range: 640-760
Average work experience (years): 5.8
Average age: 29

Deadline Round I Round II Round III
Application deadline Nov 1 Jan 3 Mar 3
Interview by Nov 1 Jan 3 Mar 3
Decisions made Jan 18 Mar 7 Apr 21

13. University of Virginia (Darden):
Applicants accepted: 18%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 53%
Average GMAT: 683
Average work experience (years): 5.5
Average age: 27

Deadline Early Action** Round I Round II
Application deadline* Nov 1 Jan 3 Feb 28
Decisions mailed Feb 1 Mar 24 May 7

** EA applicants automatically compete for 30 two-year scholarships ranging from $10,000 per year to full tuition. EA decisions are non-binding

14. Cornell Johnson:

Applicants accepted: 22%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 57%
Average GMAT: 673
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 * Round 4
Application deadline Oct 10 Nov 14 Jan 9 Mar 19
Decisions mailed Dec 7 Jan 11 Mar 5 Apr 30

The 2 year and 12 month (TMO) programs have the same deadlines.
* Round 3 is the final deadline for scholarship consideration and the recommended deadline for international applicants.

15. Yale School of Managemnet:
Applicants accepted: 22%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 43%
Average GMAT: 701
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III
Application deadline Oct 24 Jan 9 Mar 12
Decisions mailed Jan 18 Apr 4 May 9

16. ULCA (Anderson):
Applicants accepted: 15%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 52%
Average GMAT: 704
GMAT range: 540 - 780
Average work experience (years): 4.8

Deadline Round I Round II** Round III** Round IV
Application deadline Oct 24 Jan 2 Feb 20 Apr 23
GMAT/TOEFL taken by Nov 30 Jan 31 Mar 31 Apr 30
Decisions mailed Jan 18 Mar 28 May 16 Jun 16

Applications must be submitted on-line or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on these dates.
** Priority deadline for fellowship consideration

17.
Carnigie Mellon Tepper:
Applicants accepted: 26%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 54%
Average GMAT: 692
Average work experience (years): 4.2
Average age: 28

Deadline
Round I Round II Round III Round IV*
Application deadline Oct 29 Jan 7 March 10 Apr 28
Decisions mailed Dec 21 March 17 Apr 30 June 2

* U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. International applicants must apply by Round III (March 10)

18. UT Austin (McCombs):

Applicants accepted: 29%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 52%
Average GMAT: 678
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 29

Deadline Round I Round II* Round III
Application deadline Nov 1 Feb 2 Apr 1

Because McCombs reviews applications on a rolling basis, it calls these 'suggested submission dates' rather than deadlines. However, we advise treating them as deadlines. Classes may already be filled by the time later applications are reviewed.
* Final deadline for international applicants.

19. UNC Chapel Hill (Kenan Flagler):
Applicants accepted: 30%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 46%
Average GMAT: 676
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline R1 - Early Action Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Application deadline Oct 26 Dec 7 Jan 4 Mar 7
Interview deadline Oct 19 Nov 30 Dec 21 Feb 29
Decisions mailed Dec 10 Feb 4 Mar 17 Apr 21

20. Emory U. (Goizueta):
Applicants accepted: 24%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 46%
Average GMAT: 690
Middle 80% GMAT range: 630-740
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadline Round 1 Round
2 *
Round
3 **
Round 4 One-Year MBA
Application deadline Nov 1 Dec 15 Feb 1 Mar 1 Feb 1
Decisions made by Jan 1 Mar 1 Apr 1 May 1 Apr

* Final deadline for international applicants.
** Final deadline for scholarship consideration.

21. University of Southern California (Marshall):
Applicants accepted: 21%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 51%
Middle 80% GMAT range: 640-740
Average GPA: 3.3
Average work experience (years): 4.5
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III Round IV
Application deadline Dec 1 Jan 15 Feb 15 Apr 1
Notifications begin Feb 2 Mar 30 Apr 27 May 25

22.
Ohio State U. (Fisher):
Applicants accepted: 45%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 49%
Average GMAT: 663
Average GPA: 3.4
Average work experience (years): 4.7
Average age: 28

Deadline Application Deadline Notification by (approx):***
Round 1* Nov 15 Jan 15
Round 2** Dec 31 Feb 28
Round 3 Mar 15 May 15
Round 4 May 30 June 30

Applications received after May 30 may be reviewed on a space-available basis.
* Last deadline for international University Fellowship applicants.
** Last deadline for domestic University Fellowship and Graduate Enrichment Fellowship applicants.*** Fisher reviews applications on a rolling basis. Decisions are normally made within 2 months of submission

23. Purdue U. (Krannert):
Applicants accepted: 31%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 44%
Average GMAT: 658
Average work experience (years): 4.5
Average age: 27

Domestic Applicants

Deadline Early Priority Regular Final
Application deadline Nov 1 Jan 1 Mar 1 May 1
Decisions mailed Dec 15 Mar 1 Apr 15 June 15

International Applicants

Deadline Early Final
Application deadline Dec 1 Feb 1
Decisions mailed Feb 1 Mar 20

24. Indiana (Kelley):
Applicants accepted: 22%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 45%
Average GMAT: 645
Average work experience (years): 5
Average age: 28

Deadlines for domestic and international applications:

Deadline Early deadline Priority deadline Round III Round IV
Application deadline Nov 15 Jan 15 Mar 1 Apr 15
Decisions mailed early Feb late Mar late Apr late May

Deadlines for Consortium applications:

Deadline Early Final
Application deadline Dec 1 Jan 15
Decisions mailed early Feb mid Mar

25.
Georgetown U. (McDonough):
Applicants accepted: 23%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 40%
Average GMAT: 665
Middle 80% GMAT range: 620-720
Average work experience (years): 5.2
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II** Round III
Application deadline Nov 30 Feb 8 Apr 25
Decisions mailed Mid-Jan Late Mar Late May

** Round II is the deadline for scholarship priority applications. International applicants are also advised to apply by Round II

26. University of Rochester (Simon):
Applicants accepted: 26%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 44%
Average GMAT: 649
Average work experience (years): 6
Average age: 29

September entry:

Deadline Early Action* Round I Round II Round III Round IV
Application deadline Nov 1 Dec 1 Feb 1 Apr 1 June 1
Decisions mailed Jan 15 Feb 15 March 30 May 15 July 15

January entry (for 18-month accelerated MBA Program):

Deadline Round 1 Round II
Application deadline Aug 1 Oct 15
Decisions mailed Oct 1 Nov 20

* Early Action admits are asked to pay a non-refundable $1,500 deposit by March 15 to secure a class space

27.
Washington U. (Olin):
Applicants accepted: 40%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 44%
Average GMAT: 654
Average GPA: 3.37
Average work experience (years): 4.3
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II Round III Round IV
Application deadline Nov 5 Jan 14 Mar 3 May 1
Decisions mailed Jan 25 Mar 28 Apr 23 Jun 30

Olin will consider applications submitted after the Round IV deadline on a rolling admissions, space-available basis

28.
Vanderbilt U. (Owen):
Applicants accepted: 47%
Accepted applicants enrolled: 46%
Average GMAT: 648
Average work experience (years): 4.5
Average age: 28

Deadline Round I Round II** Round III***
Application deadline Nov 15 Jan 15 Mar 3
Decisions mailed Jan 15 Mar 7 Apr 21

** Deadline for scholarship consideration

*** Admissions offers made on a space-available basis after this deadline

December 16, 2007

FT European Business School Ranking 2007

Rank

Business school name

Country

1

HEC Paris

France

2

London Business School

U.K.

3

Insead

France,Singapore

4

IMD

Switzerland

5

IE Business School

Spain

6

Iese Business School

Spain

7

ESCP-EAP European School of Management

France, Germany, U.K, Spain, Italy

8

RSM Erasmus University

Netherlands

9

EM Lyon

France

10

Esade Business School

Spain

11

Cranfield School of Management

U.K.

12

Essec Business School

France, Singapore

13

Stockholm School of Economics

Sweden, Russia, Latvia

14

City University: Cass

U.K.

15

London School of Economics and Political Science

U.K.

16

Vlerick Leuven Gent

Belgium

17

Lancaster University Management School

U.K.

18

Warwick Business School

U.K.

19

SDA Bocconi

Italy

20

Helsinki School of Economics

Finland. S.Korea, Singapore

21

Henley Management College

U.K.

21

University of Oxford: Saïd

U.K.

23

Imperial College London: Tanaka

U.K.

23

University of Durham Business School

U.K.

25

Ashridge

U.K.

25

Universit├Ąt St.Gallen

Switzerland

27

Aston Business School

U.K.

28

University of Cambridge: Judge

U.K.

29

Edinburgh University Management School

U.K.

30

Nyenrode Business Universiteit

Netherlands

31

Mannheim Business School

Germany

32

Bradford School of Management

U.K.

32

Edhec Business School

France

32

Grenoble Graduate School of Business

France

35

Manchester Business School

U.K.

36

University College Dublin: Smurfit

Ireland

37

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark

38

University of Bath School of Management

U.K.

39

Audencia

France

40

TiasNimbas

Netherlands, Germany

41

Nottingham University Business School

U.K.

42

ESC Rouen School of Management

France

43

Solvay Business School

Belgium

44

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

45

Eada

Spain

46

Birmingham Business School

U.K.

46

Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management

France

46

IAG-Louvain School of Management

Belgium

49

ESC Toulouse

Frace

49

Reims Management School

France

51

Leeds University Business School

U.K.

51

Universiteit Antwerpen Management School

Belgium

53

Maastricht University

Netherlands

54

ICN Business School

France

54

Warsaw School of Economics

Poland

56

University of Cologne, Faculty of Management

Germany

57

NHH

Norway

57

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Austria

59

Corvinus University

Hungary

60

Escem

France