Top 10 China MBA Programs 2021 Application Deadlines

    China Europe International Business School

Located in Shanghai, CEIBS offers an English-taught MBA program that takes 18 months to complete. If you want a more fast-tracked program, you can also choose a 12-month option. The CEIBS MBA program aims to teach leadership and professional skills so you can prosper in the business world no matter where you are. The application deadlines are:

Round Application Deadline Interview location Decision by
1 October 28, 2020 Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen December 2, 2020
2 January 6, 2021 Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen February 3, 2021
3 March 10, 2021 Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen April 14, 2021
4 April 14, 2021 Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen May 19, 2021

The total tuition fee for the program is RMB 438,000 (US$66,596). Requirements for entry to the MBA program include:

  • A bachelor’s degree or above
  • Full-time work experience of two years or longer
  • A GMAT/GRE score (GMAT code: MDQ-HH-39; GRE code: 3654) or CEIBS admission test score
  • Proficiency in English

Learn more about the CEIBS MBA program here.

CEIBS Pre-MBA Boot Camp Program

Now on its ninth year, the CEIBS Pre-MBA Boot Camp enables you to experience the MBA program before you to take the plunge. You will be part of an elite group of participants who will take part in CEIBS MBA activities to the fullest. You will live in Shanghai for a week where CEIBS will expose you to the MBA curriculum, world-class professors, China business and company visits.

During the Pre-MBA Boot Camp, The program will expose you to our MBA curriculum with some of our most distinguished professors, as well as let you dive right into Shanghai life and China business, giving you a real feel of how things are done in this part of the world.

Duration: March 23rd to March 28th 2021

Fee: US$ 1,800 (15% off Programme Fee if you apply before November 30th 2020 and 20% off Programme Fee if you have a valid GMAT score of over 600)

Application deadline: February 1st 2021


   Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

The MBA at CKGSB is a 14-month program that aims to impart in-depth knowledge of China and helps students to get grounded in Western business practices. CKGSB is located in Beijing city. Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Application Deadline
1 April 1, 2021
2 May 30, 2021
3 July 1, 2021

The total tuition fee for the program is RMB 447,999 (US$68,116). Requirements for entry to the MBA program include:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Preferably two years or more of work experience.
  • A competitive  or GRE score.
  • A high level of proficiency in English

Learn more about the CKGSB MBA program here.


Fudan University School of Management Logo   Fudan University – School of Management

Fudan University School of Management together with MIT Sloan School collaborated to offer students a two-year international MBA program taught in English. The aim of the program is to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and gain an international perspective to China’s business industry. Here are the application deadlines:

Round Application Deadline Interview Decision Release
1 November 15, 2020 End of November December
2 December 31, 2020 Mid of January January
3 March 15, 2021 End of March April
4 April 30, 2021 Mid of May May

The total tuition fee for the program is RMB 320,000 (US$48,624). Requirements for entry into the MBA program include:

  • University degree or above from a recognized university
  • 2 years of professional or full-time work experience
  • An acceptable GMAT/GRE score or other equivalent graduate school entrance examination scores within the period of validity

Fudan MBA recently ranked rankings 32nd in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for 2021, 6th in the Asia Pacific Region and No.1 among the Business Schools in Chinese Mainland Universities.

Learn more about the Fudan MBA here.


   Shanghai Jiao Tong University – ACEM

The two-year English-taught International MBA program at SJTU – Antai College of Economics and Management aims to help students gain a global perspective of the business world while focusing on China. Foreign professors along with student exchange programs contribute to this. The application deadlines are:

Round Application Deadline Time of Interview
1 October 23, 2020 November 8, 2020
2 December 25, 2020 January 9, 2021
3 March 5, 2021 March 19, 2021
4 April 23, 2021 May 8, 2021
5 June 4, 2021 June 19, 2021

The total tuition fee for the program is RMB 208,000 ($32,000 USD). Requirements for entry to the MBA program include:

  • IELTS ≥ 6.0 or TOEFL ≥ 575 PBT, ≥ 90 iBT or
  • Native English speaker or Bachelor of English degree
  • Graduated from a four-year undergraduate program in the United States, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong
  • GMAT Score of 550+**/ GRE score of 310+

Learn more about the SJTU MBA program here.


Peking University BiMBA

Peking university has collaborated with other top universities to offer you world-class MBA programs with a global perspective.

PKU – UCL MBA 

The PKU-UCL MBA program has two durations: 16 months (full-time program) and 28 months (part-time program). It has a total tuition fee of RMB 310,000 (US$46,200). The application deadlines are:

Round Round Deadline Online Application Submission Deadline On-campus test and interview date
1 December 31, 2020 (closed) November 8, 2020December 6, 2020 November 21, 2020December 19, 2020
2 February 28, 2021 January 3, 2021 January 16, 2021
3 April 30, 2021 February 28, 2021March 28, 2021

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Requirements for entry into the MBA program include:

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 3 years full-time working experience after graduation of your undergraduate degree
  • GMAT/GRE. Preferred GMAT score is 600 and above
  • A standard level of English

Learn more about the PKU-UCL MBA program here.

PKU – Vlerick MBA

The PKU-Vlerick MBA program has two durations: 18 months (full-time program) and 24 months (part-time program). It has a total tuition fee of RMB 260,000 (US$39,000) for full-time MBA and RMB 290,000 (US$43,500) for part-time MBA. The application deadlines are the same with the PKU UCL MBA program.

Requirements for entry into the MBA program include:

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 3 years full-time working experience after graduation of your undergraduate degree
  • GMAT/GRE. Preferred GMAT score is 600 and above
  • A standard level of English

Learn more about the PKU-Vlerick MBA program here.


   Peking University – Guanghua 

The international MBA program in Beijing is aimed at molding students to become international business leaders. They will learn how to identify business opportunities and solve problems effectively in the business world. The application deadlines are:

Round Application Deadline Decision Released
1 October 30, 2020 November 30, 2020
2 December 18, 2020 January 18, 2021
3 February 22, 2021 March 22, 2021
4 April 2, 2021 April 23, 2021
5 April 30, 2021 June 4, 2021

The total tuition fee for the MBA program at Guanghua School of Management is RMB 188,000 (US$28,000). Entry requirements for the MBA program include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  • Relevant work experience
  • Competitive GMAT/GRE scores

Tsinghu University Logo    Tsinghua University

The MBA program at Tsinghua University is a 21-month programs that helps undergraduate business students to advance their careers to a global level while still maintaining their focus on China. The application deadline for the MBA program at Tsinghua are:

Round Application Deadline Decision Released
1 November 1, 2020 December 7, 2020
2 December 20, 2020 January 25, 2021
3 February 14, 2021 March 22, 2021
4 March 21, 2021 April 26, 2021
5 May 2, 2021 June 7, 2021

The total tuition fee for the program is RMB 198,000 (US$30,000). Entry requirements for the MBA program include:

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university
  • Competitive GMAT/GRE or Tsinghua MBA alternative entrance exam score

Learn more about Tsinghua University’s MBA program here.


Chinese University of Hong Kong Logo    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

CUHK MBA is a world class MBA that teaches students the skills needed to prosper in the business industry anywhere in the world. It has duration options: 12 months or 16 months (full-time); 24 months to 48 months (part-time). Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Application Deadline Deadline for Submitting Documents Decision by
2 December 14, 2020 January 14, 2021 February 14, 2021
3 February 22, 2021 March 22, 2021 April 22, 2021
4 April 19, 2021 May 19, 2021 May 31, 2021

Total tuition is HK 560,000 (US$83,500) for the full-time program. HK 420,000 (US$63,000) for the part-time program. Entry requirements for the program include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2nd class lower and above or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Competitive GMAT/GRE score
  • Proficiency in English
  • 3 years of full-time work experience after graduation

Learn more about CUHK’s MBA program here.


HKUST Business School Logo  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

HKUST values the differences in its students. That is why it has tailored the MBA program to be flexible so that it can suit the needs of the students. The program has two duration options, 12 months or 16 months. Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Application Deadline Interview Notification Latest By Admissions Result Latest By
1 November 18, 2020 January 15, 2021 February 12, 2021
2 January 13, 2021 March 12, 2021 April 9, 2021
3 March 17, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021

Total tuition fee is HK 585,000 (US$75,300). Entry requirements for the program include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Satisfactory GMAT/GRE score
  • 2 years or more of full-time working experience after attaining your undergraduate degree

The University of Hong Kong LogoUniversity of Hong Kong

The MBA program at HKU prepares students to prosper in the international business industry by enabling them to participate in real-world projects, seminars, enrichment workshops and industry interfaces. The program has two duration options: 14 to 26 months for full-time module and 2 to 4 years for part-time module. Here are the application deadlines:

Round Application Deadline
1 12 Noon (GMT +8), November 20, 2020
2 12 Noon (GMT +8), December 31, 2021

Total tuition fee is HK 552,000 (US$82,500). Entry requirements for the MBA program include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 years or more of full-time work experience after attaining your undergraduate degree
  • Competitive GMAT/GRE scores (GMAT isn’t required if you have worked full-time for more than 7 years)

Learn more about HKU’s MBA program here.

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