HBS is home to veterans of all branches of the US Military, as well as foreign militaries. Veterans bring a variety of unique and valuable skills to the HBS community.

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Video: Honoring Our Military Students on Veterans Day

MBA students who have served in the U.S. armed services talk about their experiences and challenges, and what Veterans Day means to them.

Student Clubs

Participating in one of the 95+ student-run clubs at HBS can be a great way both to explore interests and meet some of your closest friends. Learn more.

Armed Forces Alumni Association
The mission of the Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) is to assist in the professional development and job search process of members, to promote camaraderie, and to raise awareness and support for the military on the Harvard Business School campus. Learn more.

The AFAA is also committed to helping veterans both learn more about the MBA Program and put together the strongest possible application. As a part of these efforts, members of the Association have compiled their top ten application tips for members of the military. 10 Application Tips for Members of the Military.pdf

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Annual Events

Each year the AFAA hosts a number of events for prospective students, current students, and alumni. They include the AFAA Career Fair, Veteran's Day Celebration, Campaign for the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, and panels and mentorship opportunities for interview, resume and career preparation.

In November 2020 the MBA Admissions team and the AFAA co-hosted the first Military Virtual Visit. Prospective applicants from the military were invited to join for a virtual week of robust programming designed for you to experience the military community at HBS. We look forward to celebrating future Veterans Days together!


Hear from current students and learn more about the MBA Program through interest-specific Admissions webinars. Access the full library of webinars for prospective students.

Financial Aid

Harvard Business School waives the $250 MBA program application fee for all active duty military applicants.

View more information on financial assistance for veterans.

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Do you want to learn more? Stay connected with us by completing an online profile. Have a question? Contact us at admissions+hbs.edu.