2024 Forté MBALAUNCH

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 APPLY TO FORTÉ MBALAUNCH

The 2024 Forté MBALaunch program is designed for those interested in applying to an MBA program in Fall 2024, for enrollment in Fall 2025.

The late enrollment fee is $750 in order to participate in the eight-month program. All MBALaunch application and enrollment fees are non-refundable.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Academic Achievement: To be considered, applicants must have a bachelor's degree. Those with a strong undergraduate record are encouraged to apply.
  • Haven't completed your undergraduate degree? Learn about MBALaunch for Undergrads.

  • Work Experience: Applicants with at least two years of post-undergrad professional work experience are preferred. Business experience and/or education is not required. Candidates with non-traditional backgrounds and/or experiences are encouraged to apply.

  • Commitment: Applicants must be willing to commit significant time and energy throughout the eight-month program. Participants are expected to attend virtual and/or live events, weekly online sessions, monthly group meetings, and submit an official GMAT/GRE/EA score and individual work. The program begins on Feb. 6, 2024 with a mandatory virtual session. Applicants can expect to dedicate at least one hour to live/synchronous programming each week in addition to at least one hour of pre-work or homework each week.
  • Not sure the time commitment will work for you? Learn about MBALaunch On Demand — our self-paced, content-only program.

  • Location: The entire program can be completed virtually. Forté is making plans to host in-person events in select major cities. If an event is a program requirement, a virtual option will also be available.

Application Requirements

  • Complete the application form.
  • Pay the $5 non-refundable application fee.
  • Answer one essay question — Tell us why you are looking to pursue an MBA, how the MBALaunch program will help you meet your goals, and how you connect to Forté's mission of More Women Leading.
  • Update and submit your resume.

Please set aside approximately one hour to fully complete your application. You will not be able to save an incomplete application on our website.

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Application Schedule

While there is no major difference between application rounds in terms of selectivity, the earlier you apply the earlier you could gain access to resources and discounts specific to MBALaunch participants.

Final Deadline

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2024
  • Admission Notification: Applicants will receive a decision on a rolling basis
  • Enrollment Fee Due: Feb. 2, 2024

Late Applications

  • Admission Notification: Applicants will receive a decision on a rolling basis
  • Enrollment Fee Due: Immediately upon admission notification

The program begins on Feb. 6, 2024 with a mandatory virtual session. Participants who enroll late will be able to make up required tasks.

MBALaunch Enrollment Fee

The late enrollment fee is $750 in order to participate in the eight-month program.

MBALaunch is a resource-intensive program supported by Forté partners. Financial aid for this program is not available.

Please note: The MBALaunch application and enrollment fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.