UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Admissions Process

Our goal is to make the admissions process efficient. You will never know what an MBA can do for your career unless you take the first step. Begin the Executive MBA admissions process today.

Start your application

There’s no time like the present. To initiate the process, get started on your application today. Although the form will ask you to identify a program of interest, you can transfer your application to one of our other programs (Evening, Weekend, Global OneMBA®) at any time. The applications are identical.

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Review the application roadmap

We’ve developed this application roadmap and express lane checklist in a visual format to provide you with a path to success. Use this resource for recommendations, tips, and best practices.

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Schedule a 1:1 admissions consult

We want to help you succeed in this process, so we have a dedicated admissions team to assist you. We can give you general advice or answer specific questions. Set up an Admissions Consult via this portal:

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Required application information

We’ve designed the application to enable us to make an informed decision about your candidacy and ensure you can share your experience. This information is included in the application:

  1. Resume (tips here)
  2. Essay questions (tips here)
  3. Recommendation forms (tips here)
  4. GMAT / GRE score (Evening & Weekend program. Waiver info here. Optional for Global OneMBA®)
  5. Official transcripts

Apply early!

Because we accept applications on a rolling admission, we highly encourage you to apply early. Here are additional reasons:

  1. Potential funding – the greatest amount of scholarship/fellowship funds are available in the early rounds
  2. Gain acceptance – the most available seats in the class
  3. Get social - gain access to current student/alumni groups
  4. Prepare for class -- get early access to preparation materials, including MBA Math

Executive MBA admissions interview

Upon submission of the application, you may receive an invitation to interview with an Executive MBA Program Director. The invitation is determined based on all of the submitted application materials. If you are selected to interview you will be contacted by the Program Director. An interview is required to secure admission to the program. In addition, we've developed this guide to help you prepare.


We will mail our decision to you by the date listed on the application deadlines. Upon admission, a $1,500 deposit will hold your place in the class. We will apply the deposit to your first tuition payment.

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