Applying to Wharton

We encourage you to explore Wharton.

We are committed to selecting a diverse group of talented students. Wharton’s learning environment is enriched by the multiple perspectives offered by each incoming class. Our students come from 70 countries, bringing a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, as well as life experiences.

Welcome to the best two years of your life!

Wharton admission is all about the right fit; our goal is to give you the information you need to make an informed choice. We want to help you figure out if Wharton is the right place for your background, career goals, learning style, and personal interests.

Upcoming Events


Faculty Lecture: Oslo, Norway

May 26 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Summer Coffee Chat: Paris, France

May 26 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Summer Coffee Chat: Jakarta, Indonesia

May 27 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Important Dates

Round 1:  September 29, 2015
Round 2:  January 5, 2016
Round 3:  March 30, 2016


When should I apply, and when is the application deadline?

Wharton offers three rounds of admissions. To determine which is the best round for you, please visit the Application Deadlines page. We encourage all applicants to apply in the year preceding their start at Wharton. It is our general policy not to grant deferrals. All requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis

Does Wharton offer a one-year, a part-time, an evening, or a distance-learning MBA?

Wharton offers the Wharton MBA for Executives program, also a two-year program offering the same MBA degree in an executive format, delivered in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Other (non-MBA) programs that may interest you are executive programs offered by Wharton Executive Education.