Schulich School of Business York University

Schulich School of Business York University

Toronto, ON
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 30
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered


Your Passport to the World -- the Schulich MBA

In today's business environment, an MBA. from the Schulich School of Business, Canada's Global Business School, is your passport to the world. Recognized for its global reach, innovative programs and diverse perspectives on management and leadership, Schulich has built a strong reputation worldwide and is a leader in graduate management education.

At Schulich, the broad range of innovative and relevant master's level programs offered lets you choose the degree that is right for them. Programs include the MBA, IMBA, Executive MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Finance, Master of Science in Business Analytics, MPA, and the MBA/JD, MBA/MFA, or MBA/MA -- joint programs which combine business with law, fine arts, or arts respectively. No matter which degree students choose, they learn to manage complexity, ambiguity, and change as they examine business issues in a global environment. Students gain an international perspective, strong management education, and a diverse skill set that accelerate their careers and help them to lead across borders and industries.

Stand Out from the Competition

Within the business environment a one-size-fits-all degree is obsolete. As students enter the work world, a key success factor will be how well they differentiate themselves from their peers. Throughout their studies they will have the opportunity to become experts in one or more areas through elective courses.

Schulich's practical management education is complemented by the over 160 electives and 19 specializations. Students can choose to focus on a management function like marketing or organizational behaviour, an industry sector like health industry management or global mining management, or special business topics like business and sustainability or entrepreneurship.

Depending on the program of study, there may be additional opportunities to deepen and broaden specialized knowledge using diploma and professional designation programs. The choice is unlimited.

Launch Your Career

A career post MBA is a top priority at Schulich. Whether students are moving into a new function or switching industries, the Career Development Centre (CDC) helps to position students to achieve their career objectives. The CDC's winning formula for success includes self-assessment tools, career coaching, and events designed to maximize student access to prospective employers.

CDC counselors help students to clarify their interests, values, and abilities and polish how they present themselves through resume, cover letter, and interview workshops. They connect students to employers through on-campus recruitment events, corporate information sessions, industry breakfasts, and discussion panels.

These services help students to find a position that is the right fit within their desired industry.

Management Education in Canada's Most Multi-Cultural City

The Schulich School of Business is located in Toronto, the financial and cultural centre of Canada and one of the world's greatest multicultural cities. This location has allowed Schulich to build strong links to the corporate community. The school has access to head offices of many organizations and a number of the country's leading executives from all over the world act as advisers on Schulich's boards, teach in its classrooms, and provide guidance and counsel to students through the Schulich mentorship program. Participants in this program can establish meaningful relationships with members of industry and gain insight into key organizations within the city.

Financing Your Studies

A range of financial support is available to students of the Schulich School of Business. Scholarships, awards, and bursaries are awarded based on achievement or financial need.

Full-time applicants are automatically considered for entrance scholarships based the submission of an optional essay with the application. The school's entrance scholarships and awards are among the highest value offered to MBA students in Canada and recognize excellence in academics and community involvement. Continuing students are also eligible for various scholarships, awards, and bursaries in the second year of study. Applications for these can be submitted to the Financial Aid Office.

In addition to these funding opportunities, Schulich students may apply for support through private and government student loan programs. On-campus jobs are also available throughout the university and provide students with part-time employment opportunities that help with education costs.

Leading in a World of Change

The Schulich MBA at York University is ranked in the world's top tier of business schools by the Economist -- Economic Intelligence Unit (16th in the world); Forbes (1st in Canada, 10th best non-U.S. school); the Aspen Institute, a U.S. think tank (2nd in the world in Social and Environmental Stewardship); and Expansion (22nd in the world) in their most recent global surveys. They also rank the Schulich MBA. 1st in Canada.

The school's continued success can be attributed to its cutting edge programs, challenging classes, and focus on teaching students how to examine business from multiple perspectives, implement effective strategies, and excel in team environments. Since the school's beginning in 1966, over 24,000 alumni have benefited from the Schulich experience. The solid management foundation they received prepared them to take on senior-level positions worldwide.

Students who are ready to exceed their expectations of who they are and who they can be, seek a highly rewarding and stimulating management education, and want to learn in an environment that is truly international, are encouraged to experience all that the Schulich School of Business at York University has to offer.

Location & Contact

Schulich School of Business

York University

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Dezso Horvath


Phone: 416-736-5070

Graduate Admissions

Phone: 416-736-5060
Fax: 416-650-8174

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • International Business International Master of Business Administration (IMBA)
    • Accounting Master of Accounting (M Acc)
    • Business Analytics Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Business Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/JD)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Fine Arts (MBA/MFA)
    • Finance Master of Finance (MF)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 587
    • Doctoral Degrees 96
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,498
    • Accepted 453
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 409
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $150
    • Application Fee - International $150
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 30th February 28th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT or GRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 (3.3 for MF, and MBA in business analytics, and IMBA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGMAT or GRE, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, York English Language Test (minimum score 1); PearsonVUE (minimum score 64)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Scholarship and/or loans, bursaries (for part-time students)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1090
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1090
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAccounting, finance, marketing, operations management and information systems, organizational studies, strategic management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported




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