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We review candidates on a rolling basis, and therefore encourage you to submit an application as early as possible. EMBA applicants do not have to wait until after the deadline to receive a decision.
January 2014 entry
Early Decision*: September 4, 2013
Regular Decision: October 30, 2013
May 2014 entry
Early Decision*: January 15, 2014
Regular Decision: Febuary 26, 2014
August 2014 entry
Early Decision*: March 19, 2014
Regular Decision: June 4, 2014
The early decision option is ideal for candidates who have completed their research about MBA programs and have decided that Columbia Business School is the school they want to attend. Early decision applications are reviewed before regular decision applications.
Early decision candidates who are offered admission have up to two weeks to submit their nonrefundable $6,000 deposit. Applicants who are not yet ready for this level of commitment are encouraged to apply regular decision.
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May 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Jan. 15, 2014
Regular Decision: Feb. 26, 2014
August 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Mar. 19, 2014
Regular Decision: Jun. 4, 2014
All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. EST on the date listed.
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In an MBA program at the very center of business, you’ll learn to respond dynamically to any challenge. You'll gain the skills you need to succeed in a fast-moving, competitive business environment and see how to create opportunities where they once seemed impossible. At Columbia, at the heart of New York City, you’ll learn it all from the most influential figures in industry today.
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