When Will I Hear My Round 3 Wharton MBA Admission Decision (2021-2022)

The round 3 decision will be released on 10 May 2022. The time shown on the timer here is estimated, as candidates can be informed at any time on that date.

When Will I Hear My Round 2 Wharton MBA Admission Decision (2021-2022)

The decision has been released

When Will I Hear My Round 1 Wharton MBA Admission Decision (2021-2022)

Wharton will release the Round 1 Decisions for its MBA program on the 15th December 2021. This is for the class that is expected to matriculate in the Fall of 2022. All those who are admitted receive a phone call letting them know that they were admitted.

But when exactly should candidates expect to receive a phone call? We decided to find out.

The chart above shows what time clients received their admissions phone calls this time last year. All times are in EST.

The calls start just after 8am EST. The majority of calls are done by 11am, and by 12:30pm all calls are typically done. 

What Happens To Those Who Aren’t Admitted

Those who aren’t accepted typically find out through the portal. The portal is usually updated by 1:30pm.

Statistical Breakdown of Wharton Round 1

Success Rate

Interview invitations went out in October so a lot of people already knew they weren’t going to get a call. Of the survivors over 70% can expect to be accepted. ~10% are rejected and the rest are waitlisted.


The median GMAT score of those who are accepted is 750. Those who are rejected have a median GMAT score of 740. Waitlists typically have a GMAT score of 720. 

Note that once the class is formed the median GMAT score will likely fall as those with higher GMAT scores opt for other programs, leaving behind a pool of candidates with lower GMAT scores.


Beacon is an admissions consultancy that uses data analytics to help clients get admitted to elite business school programs. This analysis is based on admissions data from past years. The data is sourced from Beacon clients, anonymous interviews with current and former admission committee members, third party databases, and industry expert estimates.

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