Application Guidelines

Early Career Hybrid MBA

Key Dates and Deadlines

CGU operates on a priority deadline cycle. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications by the priority dates in order to assure maximum consideration for both admission and fellowships.

Once the priority deadlines have passed, the University will continue to review applications for qualified candidates on a competitive, space-available basis. The final deadlines listed are the last date the University can accept an application in order to allow sufficient time to complete the admissions, financial aid, and other enrollment processes.


Spring 2024
Priority Deadline (Domestic) November 1, 2023
Final Deadline (International) November 15, 2023
Final Deadline (Domestic) January 1, 2024
Classes Begin January 16, 2024


Summer 2024
Priority Deadline (Domestic) February 1, 2024
Final Deadline (International) April 1, 2024
Final Deadline (Domestic) May 1, 2024
Classes Begin May 13, 2024


Fall 2024
Round 1: Early Action December 1, 2023*
Round 2: Priority Deadline February 1, 2024
Round 3 April 1, 2024
Round 4 June 1, 2024
Final Deadline July 5, 2024
(International applicants)

August 1, 2024
(Domestic applicants)

Classes Begin August 19, 2024

*The Early Action deadline is a non-binding deadline for applicants.



  • You must hold a U.S. equivalent bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years of work experience is recommended but not required. The Admission Committee weighs the quality of work experience more heavily than the quantity. Direct management experience is preferred, but not required.


Application Checklist

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For priority admission and fellowship consideration, applications should be submitted by the priority deadlines.

All supporting documents should be sent to Claremont Graduate University at the following address:

CGU Office of Admissions
150 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Application materials, including electronic transcripts, can also be sent via email to admissions@cgu.edu.

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