Application Rounds and Deadlines

Applications for the Class of 2022 are now open!

Five Rounds of Application Deadlines

Each year, we receive hundreds of applications. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as each application round becomes increasingly impacted. Nevertheless, it is better to apply when you feel that you are ready and that your application is as strong as possible.

International students must submit their applications by the January 31st deadline.

The program start date this year will be Saturday, May 22, 2021.

  APPLICATION DEADLINES EXAM DEADLINES (GRE/GMAT/English proficiency) NOTIFICATION BEGINS
First Round Oct. 31, 2020 Oct. 15, 2020 TBD
Second Round Nov. 30, 2020 Nov. 15, 2020 TBD
Third Round Dec. 31, 2020 Dec. 15, 2020 TBD
Fourth Round Jan. 31, 2021 (International students final deadline) Jan. 15, 2021 (International students final deadline) TBD
Final Round Feb. 28, 2021 Feb. 15, 2021 TBD


Consideration for merit-based scholarships will be given to applicants in all rounds.*Notification can include an invitation to interview or a waitlist, deny or admit decision.

Orientation for the Class of 2022 will take place in May 2021 and classes will begin the week after orientation. For more information, see the USC Academic Calendar.

Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us here: ms.marketing@marshall.usc.edu.