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Schulich MBA Profile

Our Schulich MBA profile will supply you with the basic information you need when considering applying to Schulich. Our Admission Consultants are happy to help you decide if Schulich is the right school for you.

Application Deadlines

Program Start Date: Canada and US Application Deadline: International Application Deadline:
Fall (September) Round 1 January 7, 2013 (Early Deadline) January 7, 2013 (Early Deadline)
Fall (September) Round 2 April 30, 2013 (Final Deadline) February 28, 2013 (Final Deadline)
Winter (January) October 1, 2013 October 1, 2013
Summer (May)* February 1, 2014 February 1, 2014

Part-time Keele Campus only

Application Questions

Essay 1. Why is the master's program a critical next step toward your short-and long-term career goals? (500 words)

Essay 2. The Schulich School of Business is Canada's Global Business School. Each applicant has a set of unique experiences and perspectives which contribute to the program. How will your background enhance and broaden your learning and that of your classmates in Schulich's diverse environment? (500 words)

Essay 3. Complete 2 of the 4 following questions or statement.

(a) If you could change one decision you made in your life, what would it be? How would your life be different today? (250 words)

(b) Describe a situation you have experienced while in a professional/personal setting that you deemed an ethical dilemma. What was your involvement in the situation and how was it resolved? (250 words)

(c) Comment on the barriers you encountered that impacted your team's ability to realize its full potential. (250 words)

(d) Comment on why innovation is critical to success. (250 words)

Optional Scholarship and Award consideration Essay. Describe your involvement in activities outside of work. How have they contributed to your personal achievements and enhanced your self-development? (500 words)

Additional Information Essay. Is there any other information or areas of concern in your academic or personal history that you believe would be helpful to the Admissions Committee in considering your application?


Full-time Class of 2013

Total Enrollment: 390
Applications: Not Published
Percent Admitted: %
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 664
GMAT Score Range: 550-760
Average Age 28
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Average GPA 3.3

Undergraduate Degree

Degree: Percent:
Business/Economics: 25%
Engineering/Math/Science: 32%
Humanities/Social Sciences: 28%
Other: 15%

Post-MBA Career (Class of 2011)

Industry: Percent: Average Base Salary:
Financial Services 30% $90,595
Packaged Goods/Consumer Services 15% $86,708
Technology/Communication/Telecom 11% $88,954
Consulting 10% $91,167
Law % Others 9% $96,294
Health Services/Medical/Pharmaceutical/Biotech 6% $87,278
Oil/Gas/Enegy 5% $85,958
Arts, Media and Entertainment 4% $83,071
Real Property 3% $80,900
Manufacturing/Operations/Transportation/Logistics 3% $99,667
Governmnet & Not for Profit 2% $75,500
Retail 2% $86,000

Career Hiring

Class of 2008 2009 2010 2011
Accepted Offer 3 months out 90% 80% 84% 85%
Median Base Salary $88,750 $86,200 $85,200 $89,000
Average Signing Bonus $9,068 $12,114 $7,754 $8,730

Class of 2013 Profile

Female 37%
International 50%

Africa 1%
Asia 44%
Europe 3%
North America 45%
Latin America and the Caribbean 4%
Oceania 0%


Mean Work Experience 5 years
Mean Age 28


Total 585
Full-Time MBA 400
Part-Time MBA 140
Executive MBA 45

School Ranking

Business Week 9

Program Costs


Full-Time Programs CAN$59,8000.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) CAN$24,000.00
Total Living Alumni approx. 20,000

Joint Degrees