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HASKAYNE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - [HSB], CALGARY, ALBERTA - ADMISSION

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  2854Enrollment
University of CalgaryParent College

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

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Founded in 1967, Haskayne School of Business is the University of Calgary- Business School faculty located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With an acceptance rate of around 56%, the school has a total enrollment of 5,300.

Haskayne School of Business offers degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, doctorate level, and more than 20 programs in Executive Education, which are available in both full-time and part-time study options. Bachelor of Commerce is offered at the undergraduate level with 18 concentrations to choose from. Some of the popular programs offered are Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, MSc in Sustainable Energy Development, and Doctor of Business Administration.

  • The Haskayne School of Business has a selective admission policy and it accepts applications for Fall and Winter sessions.
  • The school charges a non-refundable application fee of CAD 145 from all its international applicants.
  • The school accepts admissions in multiple intakes round the year and application deadlines are set program-wise.
  • Due to the impacts of COVID-19 on international applicants, The Haskayne School of Business is now accepting Duolingo and TOEFL iBT Special Home Tests as an approved form of English proficiency for September 2020 and January 2021 admissions.
  • The school supports its students through financial aid in the form of scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

Highlights

Application PortalStudent Admission
Application Fee (non-refundable)CAD 145
Acceptance Rate56%
Student: Faculty Ratio23:1
Mode of ProgramFull time, Part-time
Academic CalendarSemester-based
English Proficiency TestsDuolingo, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE
Intake SeasonsFall and Winter 
Financial AidScholarships and awards available
Admission HelplinePhone: 403.210.7625, 1.855.246.7625 Fax: 403.220.0762
Email: international.advice@ucalgary.ca 

Haskayne School of Business Admission Deadlines

Haskayne School of Business accepts admissions in multiple intakes round the year, similarly, the application deadlines are set program-wise. International students willing to study in Canada are advised to submit their applications and the supporting documents before the program-specific deadlines mentioned below:

ProgramDeadlines
Undergraduate Programs Application Deadline - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Daytime and Evening MBARound 1 - November 15 Round 2 - January 15 Round 3 - March 1 
Executive MBASeptember Admissions: March 1
January Admissions: November 15 
Accelerated MBASeptember Admissions: April 15
January Admissions: November 15
Thesis MBASeptember Admissions: March 1
Master of ManagementRound 1 - November 15 Round 2 - January 15 Round 3 - March 1 
MSc in Sustainable Energy DevelopmentMay Admissions: December 31
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)January Admissions: August 15
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)September Admissions: January 15

Haskayne School of Business International Admissions

Haskayne School of Business accepts international applicants, based on their completion of High School and Bachelor’s Education with the college preparatory curriculum, their minimum grade point equivalency, required official academic records, adhesion of the appropriate deadlines, and verified financial support for the required academic year.

Application Portal: Student Admission

Application Fee: CAD 145

International applicants are required to fulfill the requirements mentioned below:

  • Official Transcripts from all previous institutions attended
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or Duolingo)
  • Standardized test scores like GMAT/ GRE (if applicable)
  • Resume or CV (if applicable)
  • Statements of Purpose or Essays
  • Letters of Reference (if applicable)

The country-specific academic requirements for graduate programs are mentioned below:

India

  • Master's Minimum Admission Requirements: 4-year Bachelor's Degree - First Class Division, or 8/10 (or 7.5/10 for IIT's only). Students with a 3-year Bachelor's Degree must also hold a Master's Degree.
  • Doctoral Minimum Admission Requirements: Master's Degree - First Class Division, or 8/10 (or 7.5/10 for IIT's only)

Bangladesh

  • Master's Minimum Admission Requirements: 4-year Bachelor's degree or 3-year Bachelor's degree with a Master's degree - First Class/Division
  • Doctoral Minimum Admission Requirements: Master's Degree - First Class/Division

Bhutan

  • Master's Minimum Admission Requirements: First Class/Division - 60%
  • Doctoral Minimum Admission Requirements: Master's Degree - First Class/Division - 60%

Nepal

  • Master's Minimum Admission Requirements: At least 4 years of study (Bachelor's) - First Division
  • Doctoral Minimum Admission Requirements: Master's Degree - First Division

Haskayne School of Business English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

The Haskayne School of Business is currently also accepting Duolingo and TOEFL iBT Special Home Tests as equivalencies for English Language Proficiency Test Scores.

International applicants may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:

Test Requirements 
DuolingoA minimum score of 115-120 (depending upon the program requirements)
TOEFL iBT (including Special Home Edition Test)A minimum score of 86-97 with no less than 20 in each component (depending upon the program requirements)
IELTSA minimum score of 6.5-7.0 (depending upon the program requirements)
PTE AcademicA minimum of score of 59-68 (depending upon the program requirements)

Haskayne School of Business Visa Process for International Students

International applicants require a study permit and a temporary residence visa for studying at the Haskayne School of Business which is issued by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) when students are accepted by the school. The admission notifications are later sent through official emails.

Application Portal for Study Permit: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/study-permit/apply.html

International applicants are required to fulfill the mentioned requirements before applying for the Study Permit and Temporary Residence Visa:

  • A Letter of Acceptance from The Haskayne School of Business
  • Application Form and Fee
  • Valid Passport
  • Two photos meeting IRCC specifications
  • Transcript and diploma from previous academic institutions
  • Biometric Data
  • Evidence of Financial support

Transcripts should be sent directly from the registrar of that institution to the Haskayne School of Business.

See Also: How to prepare for your visa interview process

Haskayne School of Business Undergraduate Admissions

The Haskayne School of Business offers a four year Bachelor of Commerce program in 16 concentrations like Accounting, Real Estate, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and more.

Application Portal: Student Admission

Application Fee: CAD 145

The admission process and requirements for this program are given below:

  • High School transcripts and other academic records
  • English proficiency test score
  • High School transcripts and other academic records
  • LORs (optional)
  • Statement of Purpose or Essay
  • Resume or CV (optional)

Haskayne School of Business Graduate Admissions

Haskayne School of Business offers programs at master’s, and doctorate level, and more than 20 programs in Executive Education, which are available in both full-time and part-time study options.

The programs offered at master’s, and doctorate level are:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Daytime MBA (Course-based)
    • Evening MBA (Course-based)
    • Executive MBA
    • Accelerated MBA
    • Combined MBA
    • Thesis based MBA
  • Master of Management (MMgmt)
  • MSc in Sustainable Energy Development
  • Diploma in Data Science and Analytics
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
  • PhD

Application Portal: Student Admission

Application Fee: CAD 145

Here are the specific academic requirements for some of the popular graduate programs offered by the Haskayne School of Business:

RequirementsMaster of Management (MMgmt)Master of Business Administration (MBA)Executive MBAMSc in Sustainable Energy Development
Application FeeCAD 145CAD 145CAD 145CAD 145
TranscriptsRequired RequiredRequiredRequired
Application Deadlines(September Admissions)
Round 1 - November 15
Round 2 - January 15
Round 3 - March 1 
(September Admissions)
Round 1 - November 15
Round 2 - January 15
Round 3 - March 1 
(September Admissions) March 1
(January Admissions) November 15
(May Admissions) December 31
English Language Proficiency Test ScoresTOEFL iBT score of 97 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each section,
IELTS score of 7.0 or higher with a minimum score of 6.0 in each section or PTE score of 68 or higher
TOEFL iBT score of 97 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each section,
IELTS score of 7.0 or higher with a minimum score of 6.0 in each section 
TOEFL iBT score of 97 or higher or an IELTS score of 7.0 or higherTOEFL iBT score of 86 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each section,
IELTS score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum score of 6.0 in each section or
PTE score of 59 or higher
Standardized Test ScoresGMAT (conditionally required)Minimum GMAT Score of 550 Minimum GMAT score of 550 or minimum GMAC Executive Assessment Score of 140Not required
Work Experience2 years 2 years 7 years 2 years
Resume/CVOptionalRequiredRequiredRequired
Statements2 Application Answers RequiredEssay RequiredEssay RequiredLetter of Intent Required
ReferencesNot required 2 LORs2 LORs2 LORs
InterviewBy invitation onlyBy invitation onlyBy invitation onlyNot required

All the required official documents should be sent electronically through certain secure electronic delivery services, or be mailed to the Admissions Office.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Study Permit as early as possible (at least 3-4 months before their desired Start Term), after receiving the Letter of Acceptance from The Haskayne School of Business to allow enough processing time for admission and visa or study permit applications.

Official transcripts must be sent from the applicant’s school or government agency directly to the Admissions Office before the final transcript deadlines for finalizing their admission offers.

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