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Apply now. Get your MBA later. 

If Googling how to write the perfect essay or asking your friends to proofread your resume sounds familiar — you’re not alone. Our admissions team is here to help. The KFL application is intended as an opportunity for you to show us what makes Kellogg the right place for you to succeed during this program and beyond.

Application dates and deadlines

Upcoming deadline for Kellogg Future Leaders
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Application deadline Decision released
Round 1 April 24, 2024

What to know about applying

  • There is no application fee
  • GMAT or GRE required*
  • TOEFL Certificate is required for English-as-a-second language speakers, unless your undergrad university was conducted entirely in English
  • Application includes brief essays, a letter of recommendation and an interview by invitation

*GMAT/GRE optional for Northwestern University undergraduates.

Deferment deposit: $500 once admitted, then $500 every year of deferment


How to apply

Dynamic leaders, ready to make an impact

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*Stats from incoming Two-Year MBA Class of 2025

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