Start Dates/Deadlines

Start dates to fit your schedule

Valparaiso University’s Full-time Global MBA with General Business program is a cohort and has 1 start date in August each year; General Business is the only option that is available Full-time . The Part-time Professional MBA program has 6 start dates per year; elective certificates other than General Business are offered based upon enrollment.

Once qualified students complete their applications, they are admitted on a first come, first served basis. Below is a list of the opportunities for a student to begin their studies in the MBA program.

Important Dates

Full-Time Global MBA with General Business Certificate– 1 Start Date Per Year in August*

*Please note all F-1 visa applicants must be full-time students

TermStart DateFT International Priority Application DeadlineFT Domestic Priority Application Deadline 
Fall 1 2020August 25, 2021May 15, 2021May 15, 2021

Part-Time Professional MBA – Six Start Dates Per Year*

*If you plan to apply for loans to pay for your education, you should apply for Fall 1, Spring 1 or Summer 1 to meet half-time enrollment status.

TermStart DatePT Application Deadline (Domestic)
Fall 2 2020October 2, 2020September 18, 2020
Spring 1 2021January 25, 2021January 15, 2021
Spring 2 2021March 15, 2021February 28, 2021
Summer 1 2021May 18, 2021April 30, 2021
Summer 2 2021June 28, 2021June 11, 2021
Fall 1 2021August 25, 2021July 31, 2021
Part-Time Certificate – Summer Start Dates Only
TermStart DatePT Application Deadline (Domestic)
Summer 1 2021 May 18, 2021April 30, 2021
Summer 2 2020June 28, 2021June 11, 2021