How to apply

Applications are made online and should be submitted before the application deadlines. Start your online application and we will be in touch to support you through the application process.

Please ensure you have read and understood our terms and conditions, which you will be asked to accept at the point of application.

Application requirements

Hult takes a holistic approach to reviewing your application. In addition to your academic and professional background, we look for leadership potential, a natural curiosity, and a passionate drive to succeed.

Who we’re looking for

Hult students possess an entrepreneurial spirit, an open mind, and are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Our Global Executive MBA program asks you to dare to be different, to seek creative solutions outside the ordinary, and to collaborate with a diverse group of people to achieve tangible results.

You have to be ready to adapt and become resilient. It is not your academic or professional background that will determine your success at Hult—it is your drive. When you join us, be prepared to work hard and get the job done.

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience (average 12 years)
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in English


GMAT may not be required if you have more than 5 years work experience. If you are submitting a GMAT score, it must be less than five years old. Your score reports can be ordered online at Contact us to see if you qualify for a GMAT waiver.

English Proficiency

Your English proficiency will be initially assessed during your Personal Assessment Interview. If English proficiency evidence is requested, your test scores must be less than two years old.

Application deadlines

Apply early to give yourself the best possible start.

Hult’s EMBA program has one intake
each year in fall. You should apply for
the earliest deadline round possible
for the best chance to secure the
campus of your choice and available
scholarships. The application process
takes on average 4–6 weeks. Start your
online application at
Application deadlines - October 2019 start 
Early application deadline   Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Round 1   Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Round 2
 Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Round 3
 Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Round 4
 Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Round 5
 Tuesday, May 14, 2019
 Round 6
 Tuesday, June 25, 2019
 Round 7
 Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Application process

We have a simple and personalized online application process. If you have any questions about whether you meet academic, language, or visa requirements, please contact us.

Ashridge students in an outdoor activity
Ashridge students in an outdoor activity

Step 1 – Preliminary Application
(15 mins)


  • Personal details
  • Recent employment history
  • Education history
  • USD 150 non refundable application fee

Step 2 – Application Consultation
(30 mins)

  • Initial telephone consultation with an Enrollment Advisor to discuss suitability for program and next step

Step 3 – Finalize online application
(1-2 hours)


  • Current resume/CV
  • Personal statement as a 400-500 word essay
  • One professional or academic reference
  • Transcripts (in English) from all universities attended
  • Scholarship/financial aid application

Step 4 – Personal Assessment Interview
(15 mins)

  • In-person or phone interview where we will assess your profile, goals, and overall fit for the program
  • We will also review your English proficiency

Final steps

  • Once you've completed your application, you will receive an admissions decision within two weeks
  • Along with any funding applications decisions
  • We will request any outstanding documents if you are accepted
EMBA group in London
EMBA group in London

The EMBA Weekend Experience event proved why Hult is a perfect fit for me. The campus is bursting with energy, the diversity of people and professions—from UN managers to medical doctors—is amazing, and I’m excited to challenge my way of thinking. I can’t wait to get started.

Remy Francois EMBA Web
Remy Franois

International Private Banker
ABN AMRO MeesPierson
EMBA Class of 2019

Have admissions questions?

Talk to us to discuss whether your academic and professional background fulfills our admissions criteria.