UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Executive MBA 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 either of our other programs (Evening MBA or Weekend MBA) at any time. The applications are identical.

Start Application

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.

Application Roadmap

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 Consultation via this portal:

1:1 Admissions Consult

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)
  2. Essay questions (tips)
  3. Recommendation forms (tips)
  4. GMAT / GRE score (waiver info.)
  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 – greater availability of seats in the class
  3. Get social – gain access to current student/alumni groups, and start networking early
  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 Admissions Director. The invitation is determined based on all of the submitted application materials. If you are selected to interview you will be contacted by a senior member of our admissions team. An interview is required to secure admission to the program. In addition, we've developed this guide to help you prepare.

Admissions Decision

We will notify you of your admissions decision by email, usually within 2 weeks of your interview. Upon admission, a $1,500 deposit will hold your place in the class. This deposit will be applied to your first tuition payment.


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