The 2+2 Program is a deferred admission process for rising and current college seniors. It comprises two years of professional work experience followed by two years in the HBS MBA Program.
Upon graduating from college, admitted 2+2 students spend two years working in a professional, HBS-approved position in the public, private, or nonprofit sector. The 2+2 Program attracts accomplished college seniors from all fields of study. We encourage students from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines to apply.
We're looking for innovative thinkers who have demonstrated leadership and analytical skills and want to apply their knowledge and passion to make a difference in the world.
If you are in your final year of undergraduate study, you are eligible to apply in the current application cycle. This timing applies to candidates from bachelor degree programs as well as joint bachelor/graduate degree programs.To be considered for admission to the 2+2 Program Class of 2017 (entering Fall 2015), you must be graduating from your college or university between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013.
To be considered for admission to the 2+2 Program, you must complete the following:
There are four rounds in which to apply through the 2+2 application process. All rounds are considered equal, so please apply when you are ready. To be eligible to apply in any of the rounds listed below, you must be graduating from your college or university between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013.
Note: Dates for Rounds 1, 2, and 3 are the same as regular MBA Application deadlines.
The application for the 2+2 Class of 2017 is the same as the written application for the MBA program with two differences:
All applications and recommendations must be submitted online.
HBS will visit several college campuses and offer webinars throughout the year. Please check our Events page for more information.
Please see the FAQ website that is specific to the 2+2 Program for more information.
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