MBA Deferred Admission

MBA Early is an application process designed for ambitious and forward-thinking students around the globe who want to secure a seat in a future MIT Sloan MBA class. Apply now, and then work for two-to-five years before beginning your MBA program at MIT.

Why MIT? The MIT name is recognized around the world. Your MIT degree will open doors and create unimagined opportunities. That's because MIT is exceptional, and a degree from here says that you are, too.

  • Step 1: Apply now and secure your spot in a future MBA class.
  • Step 2: Gain valuable experience in the workforce over 2-5 years.
  • Step 3: Begin your degree armed with the professional skills needed to get the most out of your MBA experience.

If admitted, successful candidates are expected to seek full-time work experience between two-to-five years.

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The MBA Early Admission application process is open to all applicants who fit within the requirements listed below. If you have any questions about eligibility, you may email us at for more guidance.

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What is MBA Early Admission?

Ambitious college seniors or recent college graduates— In our two-year MBA program, you will develop advanced management skills, discover passions, and build relationships with MIT's warm and diverse community. In this video, you will learn how the MBA Early Admission process works, who qualifies, and the endless opportunities at MIT Sloan.

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Application Deadlines for 2024 Entry

The Admissions Committee reviews all applications and will notify applicants of their decision on or before the deadline. Please note that in the interest of confidentiality, we will only deliver official decisions via your online application.

Application Deadline April 19, 2024
Decision Released June 13, 2024

All applications are due by 3:00 p.m. EST on the deadline date. The deadline is for both application materials and recommendation letters. All decisions will be released by the end of the day on the decision release day.



How to Apply

Read more about our upcoming deadlines, tips, and instructions on how to apply via the MBA Early Admission pathway.

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