Your Pathway to an MBA

Goizueta MBA Early Admission

Application Deadline
June 23, 2021

Apply now. Start later.

Early admission provides promising undergraduate students from all academic backgrounds the opportunity to reserve a seat in a future Goizueta Master's in Business Administration class. Whether you know an MBA degree is in your future or are still exploring career paths, this gives you advance access to a top MBA program before beginning your professional journey.

  • Who We’re Looking For

    We are looking for high achieving undergraduate leaders including business majors who want to ensure their trajectory continues and non-business majors who want to round out their undergraduate education.
  • What Your Path Looks Like

    You’ll have the flexibility to pursue a Goizueta MBA degree when it makes the most sense for your career journey (after gaining 2-5 years of work experience) and have the peace of mind that we are reserving a seat for you.
  • Why Apply Now

    Goizueta is a highly selective business school with a limited number of seats in each MBA program. By applying now, we will waive your application fee, consider a GMAT/GRE waiver, and guarantee a seat for you in a future cohort if accepted.

Early Admission MBA Timeline

  • Apply Senior Year

    During your senior year of undergraduate study, apply to Goizueta’s Early Admit MBA and gain advanced admission to our top-25 ranked One-Year MBA, Two-Year MBA, or Evening MBA. Undergraduate students graduating in 2021 must submit an application by June 23, 2021.
  • Gain Work Experience

    We’ll defer your MBA program enrollment while you enter the workforce and gain 2-5 years of work experience after earning your undergraduate degree.
  • Access Goizueta

    Although you won’t yet be enrolled at Goizueta, you’ll enjoy access to Goizueta resources. Schedule an annual consultation with the MBA Admissions office to discuss professional growth and appropriate timing of MBA studies. Engage with our MBA Career Management Center to map out your career path.
  • Start Your MBA

    Leverage the insights and experiences you’ve gained in the workplace to develop new perspective and expertise as you earn an MBA degree. Enroll in the MBA program that best fits with your goals and personal situation. Choose to pursue your MBA full-time in our One-Year MBA or Two-Year MBA or continue to work while earning your MBA in our Evening MBA.

How to Apply

Use the Goizueta online application portal to apply. Select “Early Admissions” as your program within the application. For work experience, provide details on internships or summer work completed. Seniors graduating in 2021 must submit their Goizueta MBA Early Admission application by June 23, 2021.

All candidates will submit the following:

  • Application for admission including 3 written essays
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    • 1 professional recommendation from a current or previous supervisor
    • 1 from a professor, coach, mentor or other person familiar with you
  • Resume
  • Video Essay
  • Transcripts
  • Details of post-undergraduate career plans

Current Emory undergraduate BBA students with a B or better GPA are not required to submit a standardized test score (GMAT or GRE). All others must submit a GMAT or GRE score. The MBA Admissions office reserves the right to request a score from any candidate.

MBA applicants selected to interview will receive an invitation to interview following application submission. Interviews will be available on campus or online.

MBA applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the June 23, 2021, deadline and will receive an admission decision on a rolling basis once the application has been submitted and all required materials have been received. The committee review process typically takes 3 to 4 weeks. 

Application Deadline

Seniors graduating in 2021 must submit their Goizueta MBA Early Admission application by June 23, 2021.

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