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Admission Process

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for the MBA are listed below. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission, as space in each program is limited. A holistic approach is taken during the application review process and all components of the application are thoroughly reviewed.

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a minimum B average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
  • Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience beyond the required minimum.
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Acceptable scores on all measures of the GMAT or GRE

    To send your scores for these tests to us please use the following codes: GMAT code Z75-X8-30 (full-time program), Z75-X8-23 (part-time program) or GRE code 5697

  • Work Experience
  • Minimum two years of relevant post-degree, full-time work experience or life experience

  • Completion of the online application which requires:
    • Essays (2 written, 1 timed written, 2 video)
    • An up-to-date resume
    • Two references
    • Unofficial copies of transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions*
    • Unofficial copies of GMAT or GRE scores*
    • *Official copies of these documents will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program.
  • Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.

    IELTS 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension)

    TOEFL (Schulich’s TOEFL Code is B710) 100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)

    Applicants who have completed at least two years of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction are not required to submit an English proficiency test.

    Strong applicants whose first language is not English and do not meet the above language requirements may be considered for admission with the condition of completion of the MBA/Specialized Master’s Preparation Program offered by the York University English Language Institute.

Eligibility for entrance to Bachelor’s Programs:

The admission for Bachelor’s Programs would be based on any one of the following:

  • A Higher Secondary School (HSC) Certificate with at least *55% marks awarded by a recognized Provincial Intermediate Board
  • 3 A-Levels with a minimum of *two Cs, preferably in business related subjects, excluding General Paper and Urdu or an American High School Diploma with CGPA 2.5 or equivalent
  • Recognized Overseas Equivalence Diploma
  • Any other qualification if an authority has issued an equivalence certificate
  • IBCC equivalence will be required for A-Level and other foreign qualifications

In addition:

  • Atleast 5C’s in O-Level exam or minimum 55% marks in SSC or equivalent
  • Success in aptitude test and interview conducted by DCoBA