Deadlines & Decisions

Admissions deadlines and decision dates vary by program at Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Submit your application by the earliest date possible for priority consideration. Applications submitted after the appropriate deadline will be reviewed in the order received, assuming space is available in your program of interest.

Undergraduate Programs

Early Decision is binding—if you are admitted, you are committed to attending and withdrawing all applications from other institutions upon acceptance. Learn more »

Early Decision I Application Deadline: Nov. 1
Early Decision I Decision Notification: Dec. 15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: Jan. 1
Early Decision II Decision Notification: Feb. 15

Classes Begin Fall Semester
Early Action is non-binding and should be used by students who view Northeastern as a top choice and feel their application will be strong even without the Admissions Committee viewing senior year grades or late fall standardized testing. Learn more »

Early Action Application Deadline: Nov. 1
Early Action Decision Notification: Feb. 1

Classes Begin Fall Semester
Application Deadline: Jan. 1
Decision Notification: April 1

Classes Begin Fall Semester
Are you interested in apply to one of our signature “PlusOne” programs, which award graduates with both a bachelors and masters degree upon completion? Applications are due during your Junior year as an undergraduate. Learn more »

PLUSONE MS IN FINANCE
Application Deadlines: Oct. 21; Jan. 13; Mar. 16*; Apr. 13
Decision Notification: Dec. 16; Mar. 9; May 11; Jun. 8
Classes Begin in September

* March 16 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

PLUSONE MS IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Application Deadlines: Oct. 21; Jan. 13; Mar. 16*; Apr. 13
Decision Notification: Dec. 16; Mar. 9; May 11; Jun. 8
Classes Begin in September

* March 16 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

PLUSONE MS IN ACCOUNTING
Application Deadlines: Nov. 15*; Feb. 1; Mar. 15
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis
Classes Begin in May

*November 15 is the final for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

For more information about transfer applications, FAFSA application dates and more, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions website.

MBA & Dual Degree Programs

We are currently considering applications for MBA & Dual Degree Programs

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Oct. 15; Nov. 15; Dec. 15;
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in January

Application Deadlines: Jan. 20; Mar. 25; Apr. 20; May 25; Jun. 30
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

Application Deadlines: Nov. 15; Feb. 15; Apr. 1
Decision Notification: Dec. 15; Mar. 15; Rolling basis

Classes Begin end of May, early June

* November 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Oct. 15; Nov. 15; Dec. 15;
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in January

Application Deadlines: Jan. 20; Mar. 25; Apr. 20; May 25; Jun. 30
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

D’Amore-McKim leadership has made the decision to temporarily pause enrollment for online study of this degree while we build the curricular framework for the next generation of this program.

School of Law application dates

Early decision
The School of Law offers a binding early decision (ED) program to students whose first choice is Northeastern. You must sign a form to confirm you intend to apply early decision and not early action, and if granted admission, will immediately withdraw all outstanding applications. When you apply early decision, you’ll receive a decision by December 31. To be reviewed for early decision, your application must be received by December 1. The last LSAT accepted is in November. Once admitted, you’ll be required to submit an enrollment deposit by January 15.

Early action
When you apply early action, you’ll receive a decision by mid-February. To be reviewed for early action, your application must be received by December 1. The last LSAT accepted is in November.

Regular decision
When you complete your application by the March 1 regular decision deadline, you’ll receive a decision by mid-April. You must take the LSAT no later than February. You’re welcome to submit applications after March 1; however, applications received after the March 1 deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis throughout the spring and summer.

D’Amore-McKim application dates

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

School of Law application dates

Early decision
The School of Law offers a binding early decision (ED) program to students whose first choice is Northeastern. You must sign a form to confirm you intend to apply early decision and not early action, and if granted admission, will immediately withdraw all outstanding applications. When you apply early decision, you’ll receive a decision by December 31. To be reviewed for early decision, your application must be received by December 1. The last LSAT accepted is in November. Once admitted, you’ll be required to submit an enrollment deposit by January 15.

Early action
When you apply early action, you’ll receive a decision by mid-February. To be reviewed for early action, your application must be received by December 1. The last LSAT accepted is in November.

Regular decision
When you complete your application by the March 1 regular decision deadline, you’ll receive a decision by mid-April. You must take the LSAT no later than February. You’re welcome to submit applications after March 1; however, applications received after the March 1 deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis throughout the spring and summer.

D’Amore-McKim application dates

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

D’Amore-McKim leadership has made the decision to temporarily pause enrollment for online study of this degree while we build the curricular framework for the next generation of this program.

Full-Time Master of Science Programs

Application Deadlines: Nov. 15; Feb. 15; Apr. 1
Decision Notification: Dec. 15; Mar. 15; Rolling basis

Classes Begin end of May, early June

* November 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Fall 2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15

Classes Begin in September

* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa

Part-Time Master of Science Programs

Application Deadlines: Jan. 20; Mar. 25; Apr. 20; May 25; Jun. 30
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

Application Deadlines: Jan. 20; Mar. 25; Apr. 20; May 25; Jun. 30
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

Application Deadlines: Jan. 20; Mar. 25; Apr. 20; May 25; Jun. 30
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

Online Master of Science Programs

Online Program Application Deadlines: March 15; May 1; June 15; Aug. 1
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in September

2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: Oct. 15; Nov. 15; Dec. 15;
Decision Notification: Rolling Basis

Classes Begin in January

D’Amore-McKim leadership has made the decision to temporarily pause enrollment for online study of this degree while we build the curricular framework for the next generation of this program.

Application Deadlines: October 12, 202
Decision Notification: October 18, 2021
Classes Begin November 1, 2021

2022 Deadlines:

Application Deadlines: December 13, 2021
Decision Notification: December 20, 2021
Classes Begin January 10, 2022

Application Deadlines: February 14, 2022
Decision Notification: February 22, 2022
Classes Begin March 7, 2022

Application Deadlines: April 4, 2022
Decision Notification: April 11, 2022
Classes Begin April 25, 2022

Application Deadlines: June 6, 2022
Decision Notification: June 13, 2022
Classes Begin June 27, 2022

Application Deadlines: August 8, 2022
Decision Notification: August 15, 2022
Classes Begin August 29, 2022

Application Deadlines: October 10, 2022
Decision Notification: October 17, 2022
Classes Begin October 31, 2022

Graduate Certificates

The deadlines below apply to the following certificate programs:

Accounting and Financial Decision Making | Business Administration | Corporate Innovation | Corporate Renewal | Entrepreneurship | International Business | Leading People and Organizations | Marketing | Supply Chain Management

2022 Deadlines:

Classes Begin in January

International Application Deadline: Oct. 15
Domestic Application Deadline: Dec. 15
Decision Notification: <10 days of completed application

Classes Begin in May

International Application Deadlines: Mar. 1
Domestic Application Deadlines: Apr. 20
Decision Notification: < 10 days of completed application

Classes Begin in September

International Application Deadlines: Jun. 30
Domestic Application Deadlines:
Aug. 15
Decision Notification:
< 10 days of completed application

The deadlines below apply to the following certificate programs:

Accounting and Financial Decision Making | Brand Management | Business Administration | Business Analytics | Business Management for Healthcare | Corporate Finance | Corporate Innovation | Corporate Renewal | Entrepreneurship | International Business | Investments | Leading People and Organizations | Marketing | Marketing Analytics | Mutual Fund Management | Supply Chain Management | Sustainability and Business

2022 Deadlines:

Classes Begin in January

Application Deadline: Dec. 15
Decision Notification: <10 days of completed application

Classes Begin in May

Application Deadlines: Apr. 20
Decision Notification: < 10 days of completed application

Classes Begin in September

Application Deadlines: Aug. 15
Decision Notification:
< 10 days of completed application

Accounting and Financial Decision Making | Business Administration |Corporate Finance | Corporate Renewal | International Business | Marketing | Supply Chain Management

D’Amore-McKim leadership has temporarily paused enrollment for online study of these certificates while we build the curricular framework for the next generation of these online programs.