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Edwards School of Business 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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Edwards School of Business, under the umbrella of University of Saskatchewan is a business school based in Canada. The institute is a renowned higher education institute of Canada that mainly offers admission to undergraduate and graduate programs in Commerce, Business Administration and Finance as well as Accounting. It also offers certificate programs as well as executive education.

The institute currently has about 2,200 undergraduate students and 27,000+ alumni all over the world. An ideal student profile must include an average GPA of 70% or above along with 3 letters of recommendation, SOI and relevant work experience for applying to most courses available at the organization. With a moderate acceptance rate and an employment rate of nearly 94%, the institute is indeed a coveted choice that can help students land some of the high-paying jobs in Canada.

Some salient features regarding admissions to Edwards School of Business, Canada have been mentioned below:

  • Admissions are available for four terms, including fall, spring, summer and winter.
  • Applicants must adhere to certain deadlines for applying to the Edwards School of Business. Deadlines differ for domestic and international students.
  • All students applying to Bachelor of Commerce and advised to have pre-calculus knowledge.
  • International students are required to demonstrate English Language Proficiency by giving any one of the tests like IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Admission requirements to the undergraduate programs may also be specific depending on the country the applicant is from.
  • Undergraduate program admissions are considered on a rolling basis.
  • An application fee of CAD 90 is applicable for all application forms to the institute.
  • Applicants seeking scholarships are advised to apply before March 31 and September 30 annually.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) admission updates

  • The university has taken a decision on conducting all exams and classes online for Fall 2020.
  • Registration for classes is underway, but all university buildings have been shut.
  • Students are requested to have online learning resources and use USask’s online tools and services.
  • All spring and summer classes and exams will be conducted online.


Application FeeCAD 90
Application PortalOnline application portal
English Language Proficiency TestsTOEFL, IELTS
Academic CalendarTerm wise
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Financial AidScholarships, awards and bursaries

Admission Deadlines

The institute accepts students for four terms all over the year for its range of courses for inetrantaioanl students at undergraduate and graduate level. However, ensure that documents are submitted before the following deadlines to be considered for the term you are applying for. Deadlines differ for domestic and international students.

Undergraduate Courses

Term of intakeCanadian Students - Application DeadlineCanadian Students - Document DeadlineInternational - Application DeadlineInternational_ Document Deadline
Spring Term (May)April 1May 1February 1March 1
Summer Term (July)May 1June 1March 1April 1
Fall Term (September)May 1June 1May 1June 1
Winter Term (January)December 1December 15September 1October 1

Graduate Program Deadlines

Graduate program deadlines differ from program to program at the university. Certain programs like MBA have only a September intake whereas certain programs like MS Professional Accounting have deadlines beginning two years prior to the start of the program. Some of the deadlines are listed below. Applicants are advised to check the program website for more details.

ProgramIntakeApplication available from
Master of Professional AccountingMay 2022September 2020
Master of Science in FinanceSeptember 2021October 2020
Master of Business AdministrationSeptember 2021October 2020

International Student Admissions

Edwards School of Business accepts students from all over the world. International students are additionally required to demonstrate proof of their English language proficiency as well. Requirements differ depending on the country you are from. Specific requirements for some popular south Asian countries have been listed below.

How to apply?

Application Portal: Apply online at the official website

Application fee: CAD 90

Basic admission requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Transcripts from previous school or undergraduate degree
  • English Language Proficiency test scores
  • Valid email address
  • GMAT or GRE for graduate programs
  • CV or Resume
  • Letters of recommendation

Country-Specific Requirements

The institute observes certain country-specific requirements for candidates coming from different countries across the world. Some Aisan countries along with their corresponding specifications are as listed below.

IndiaSenior Mathematics required in grade 12, minimum admission average: 70%
PakistanSenior Mathematics required in grade 12, minimum admission average: 60%
VietnamSenior Mathematics required in grade 12, minimum admission average: 7.5
ChinaSenior Mathematics required in grade 12, minimum admission average: 77%
All other countriesSenior Mathematics required in grade 12, minimum admission average: 70%

English Language Proficiency Test Scores

International students whose primary language of instruction is not English are required to submit proof of their English language proficiency by appearing for Tests like TOEFL, IELTS. Minimum test scores required by the university are listed below.

Overall score6.586

Visa Process for International Students

International students aiming to study at Edwards school of Business need to have a valid study permit and a Canadian Student Visa in order to attend school in Canada. International applicants are also advised to apply at least 6 months prior to the start of term in order to have sufficient time to apply for the study permit. Visa application process and documents required for the same have been mentioned below:

  • Pay the visa application fee of CAD 150
  • Fill up the application form
  • Valid Passport
  • Letter of Acceptance from University of Saskatchewan (umbrella college for Edwards School of Business)
  • Provide proof of funding and supporting your studies and stay at Canada

Applicants can contact the Canadian embassy in their area for further information on visa applications.

Edwards School of Business: Undergraduate Admissions

Only one undergraduate program, Bachelor of Commerce, is offered to its applicants across Edwrads School of Business Campus . Since only one program is available, admissions may be slightly competitive.

Application Portal: Apply at the official website using the online application portal

Application Fee: CAD 90

Admission Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts and educational history
  • Valid email address
  • Admissions average of 70% more or less depending on the country you are from
  • Senior mathematics or calculus in grade 12

Edwards School of Business: Graduate Admissions

There are mainly four graduate programs offered at the college for international candidates seeking to study in Canada. Students can choose from the fields of finance, marketing, business and accounting. Requirements for admission differ from program to program. The following table illustrates the same.

Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from previous academic institutes
  • Valid email address
  • Pay application fee of CAD 90

Specific requirements of some of the degree programs have been listed below:

RequirementsMaster of Business Administration (MBA)Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc)Master of Science in Finance (MSc Finance)Master of Science in Marketing (MSc Marketing)
GMAT or GRE ScoresGMAT scores onlyNot requiredRequiredRequired
Letters of ReferenceThree requiredThree requiredThree requiredThree required
English Language Proficiency ScoresRequired if applicableRequired if applicableRequired if applicableRequired if applicable
ResumeCurrent resume requiredCurrent resume requiredCurrent resume requiredCurrent resume required
Letter of IntentRequiredNot requiredRequiredRequired
Supplemental application formRequired--

All documents mentioned above are to be submitted online only. Documents to be submitted for admission can be provided after filling up the application form. While admissions to the institute might be competitive, students are advised to ensure that their profiles are well balanced in order to secure admission to Edwards School of Business.


Ques. Is there any financial aid available for students at Edwards School of Business?

Ans. Yes, students are awarded scholarships, awards as well as bursaries at Edwards School of Business. Alternatively, they can also avail for student loans.

Ques. How can I pay the application fee at Edwards School of Business?

Ans. The application fee can be paid at Edwards School of Business online using Visa or Mastercard.

Ques. Do I need to appear for GRE and GMAT both when applying at Edwards School of Business?

Ans. No, test scores for any one of the above two tests can be provided at Edwards School of Business. However, only the MBA program requires GMAT scores specifically.

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