Applying to Kellogg

Applying to Kellogg

A rigorous program for seasoned executives, the Executive MBA Program looks for candidates with rich work experience and demonstrated career growth. Applicants typically have at least eight years of work experience and are fully employed at the time of application and throughout the program. Most admitted students have an average of 14 years of work experience.

Candidates may apply to one of four program intakes (January or September, in Miami or Evanston).


Admissions Deadlines

Location Start Date Round 1 Round 2
Evanston, IL and Miami, FL
September 2020
April 22, 2020
June 3, 2020
Evanston, IL and Miami, FL
January 2021
August 19, 2020
October 7, 2020

Application Requirements

A complete application includes:
  • Application
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your immediate supervisor)
  • Time sponsorship letter from your organization
  • Official transcripts
  • Honor code agreement
  • Interview

Admissions Decisions

When making admissions decisions, the EMBA admissions committee takes a holistic approach and considers candidates’ work experience, academic history, recommendations, company sponsorship, interview and application. Candidates are admitted on a rolling basis and notified once the decision has been made.

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