The Top 7 Business Schools in Canada
Canadian universities and colleges have some of the best business programs in the world. As a matter of fact, the first three schools we mention on this list are in the top 100 business schools in the world. Doing your MBA or a business program at any of the schools listed below will make you a highly sought after candidate for any job opening in Canada. The best business schools in Canada are calling, will you answer? It’s as easy as 1… 2… 3… Enroll… Get your Canada student visa… Travel to Canada and obtain a world class business qualification.
The borders and gates to our post secondary institutions officially open on 20 October 2020. Don’t delay, start the process today and you could be studying in Canada by mid 2021. There are always a thousand reasons not to do something, but really all you need is one to do it. How’s this for a good reason, you can become a permanent resident of Canada after you graduate, we will tell you how. But first, the best business schools in Canada!
Top 7 Business Schools in Canada
While rankings vary based on the factors being taken into consideration, we can confidently say that the schools listed below are amongst the very best in the world. Remember, pay special attention to the first three, they are ranked in the top 100 globally.
1. Ivey Business School - Western University
Widely regarded as Canada’s most prestigious business school, Ivey is ranked 87th in the world's top 100. The average salary of graduates is $109,390, more than double the average national salary. Established in 1922, the school is credited with establishing Canada’s first MBA and PhD business programs, and with a maximum capacity of 1,300 undergrad students, it is not hard to understand the prestige of the beautiful campus. About 30% of the classes are made up of international students from over 30 countries. It is a very tough school to get into, with an 8% acceptance rate. This is because the administration doesn’t only take grades into account, but your extracurricular activities too. So if you are thinking about applying, you may want to join a few clubs or societies as soon as possible.
2. McGill University
McGill’s business program has a lot to brag about. Aside from being ranked 91st in the global top 100, the average salary of their alumni three years after graduation is currently sitting at $104,581. Although the school is located in the French province of Quebec, Desautels Faculty of Management, you don’t have to be able to speak French to go there. The majority of their courses are offered in English, including their 1 or 2 year full time MBA program. It is important to keep in mind that as demand falls at most US business schools due to anti-immigrant rhetoric coming from the White House and the tightening of the US student visa program, demand in Canada increases. So get that application into your school of choice soonest or be left behind.
3. Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto
Established in 1950, the Joseph L Roman School of Business Management is currently ranked 94th in the global top 100 business schools. 30% of the school's student body is made up of international students from over 26 countries. With a wide variety of undergrad programs and famously thorough MBA programs that require a four year undergrad degree, you will emerge from this school equipped with the tools to dominate the corporate world. The average salary for Rotman graduates is $99,360, and the acceptance rate is just under 20%. Over half the 2020 MBA class are foreign students, so what are you waiting for?
4. University of Waterloo
A sole focus on business may not be everyone’s cup of tea, which is why we have included the university of Waterloo on our list. While this school, located in Ontario, does not have a dedicated business program, they offer unique interdisciplinary business programs. For example, the Honors in Arts and Business Programs allows students to pursue double majors that make them more marketable in the working world. The university also has a co-op program with over 6,900 companies that allows students to gain invaluable work experience during their studies and after graduation.
5. Schulich School of Business - York University
Ranked number one in Canada by Forbes, this up and coming business school is a great place to learn the skills and techniques that will guide you through the business world. The school offers exclusive admission to only 252 new enrollments every year, so make sure your application is on point before submission.
6. Smith School of Business - Queen's University
Queen's university in Kingston, Ontario is a favourite amongst the international student community. With an acceptance rate of 42% and foreign students making up 12% of the total enrolment. While that may seem low, the school has 23,696 students, of which 2,946 come from 114 foreign countries. The maximum class size is only 80 students in BCom classes, and the school offers numerous co-op opportunities for students to expand their professional skills.
7. Sauder School of Business - University of British Columbia
This prestigious school in beautiful British Columbia offers undergraduate and graduate courses to 4,000 students annually. Programs are described as rigorous and relevant for the business world and 23% of the school’s student body is made up of international students.
How to Get a Canada Student Visa
The first step is to apply to a school of your choosing. Keep in mind that there are quite literally hundreds more schools in Canada that offer business programs, just make sure the school you apply to has Designated Learning Institution (DLI) status from the Immigration, Refugee Council of Canada (IRCC). It would also be most beneficial to you to choose a school that offers programs that will allow you to be eligible for a Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) so that if you so choose, you can stay on and work in Canada after you graduate, and even become a permanent resident. The following are the basic eligibility requirements for a Canadian study permit. Follow these steps and you will be buried in books in Canada in no time.
|1. Get accepted to a Designated Learning Institution|
|2. Take a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) test|
|3. Make sure you have a valid travel document|
|4. Arrange your proof of financial support|
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