University of Manitoba - I.H. Asper School of Business


Requirements for International Students

Our admission criteria ensure all of our students are challenged and supported by those with the same high standards. Admission to our program is competitive. To qualify, you need:
- A baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited university with at least a B average in the- most recent 60 credit hours of university-level work
- A minimum of two years of work experience in a professional or managerial role
- Letter of Reference - 2 letters required from the workplace
- A competitive GMAT/GRE score. (Our admission minimum is 500. The average is 580) Students whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their language proficiency:
- A minimum score of 100 (internet-based) or 600 (paper-based) on the TOEFL, or comparable CanTest, AEPUCE, IELTS - minimum 7, MELAB is required for applicants without a secondary school diploma/university degree from a country on this list. Scores are valid for two years.

Procedure for International Students

Application forms are available online through the school's website.To apply you will need:
- Personal Data (2 pages saved in a .pdf file format)
- Letter of Reference (2 pages) - 2 letters required (saved in a .pdf file format)
- Online Application - Applicants must submit the Faculty of Graduate Studies application form and application fee online. The online application system can accept Visa or Mastercard for the application fee payment To submit your application form and fee online, please visit:

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, August
Notes:August intake:
- March 1 application deadline for International applicants
- May 1 application deadline for North American/Permanent Resident applicants January intake:
- July 1 application deadline for International applicants
- October 1 application deadline for North American/Permanent Resident applicants
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on February 29, 2016