DEGROOTE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - ADMISSION

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1952Established Year
  29336Enrollment
McMaster UniversityParent College

DeGroote School of Business Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated By : SUGANDHI SOOD

DeGroote School of Business is an AACSB accredited Business school at McMaster University situated in the city of Hamilton, Canada. It admits more than 1400 students every year for a range of business education courses including Bachelor of Commerce (honors), Bachelor of Commerce, MBA and Ph.D. programs. At 15.1%, the DeGroote School of Business has the highest percentage of international students among all the schools at McMaster University.

  • The application processing fee varies for all the graduate programs.
  • Applicants applying for MBA programs must submit GMAT score and have prior work experience.
  • The admission deadlines for international applicants are different from domestic applicants.

Highlights

Application PortalOUAC portal and McMaster University portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)varies
Average GMAT score612
Mode of PaymentCredit card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceRequired for Business Programs
Financial AidScholarships, Bursaries, and loans

DeGroote School of Business Admission deadlines

DeGroote School of Business has specific admission deadlines for the UG and PG programs. Moreover, deadlines vary for domestic and international applicants. Before applying, applicants are advised to check the deadlines issued by the school.
The admission deadlines for international applicants are given in the table below:

Entry Term/RoundApplication Deadline
Undergraduate Admissions
May Entry (Term 1&3)April 1
June Entry (Term 2)May 15
MBA Admissions
Round 1November 15
Round 2February 1
Round 3March 31

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International students whose native language is not English needs to prove their proficiency in the language by submitting scores of tests like TOEFL/IELTS/CAEL etc

Test NameMinimum Required Score
TOEFL(iBT)92
TOEFL (PBT)580
TOEFL (CBT)237
IELTS6.5
CAEL70
MELAB85
PTE63

Study Permit/Visa Process for International Students

  • A study permit is required to study and stay in Canada for an indicated period.
  • Students are required to apply for the study permit as soon as they receive the study offer from the DeGroote School of Business at MacMasters University.
  • Students are advised to review the information on applying for Canadian Study permit available on the website of Canadian Immigration.
  • Applications can be made by both online and offline modes. However, it is advisable to apply online for convenience.
  • Students need to provide the letter of acceptance and proof of means of financial support, which could be bank statements, letter of sponsorships etc.
  • Students are required to visit the official website of Canadian immigration.

DeGroote Business School Undergraduate Admissions

At the UG level, DeGroote Business School provides only selective programs. The offered programs are Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of commerce and Integrated Business and Humanities (IBH).

Where to Apply: OUAC portal

Application Fee: 100CAD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school transcripts
  • Mark sheets
  • English proficiency
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of recommendation

DeGroote Business School Graduate Admissions

DeGroote Business School offers the degree of full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Master of finance under the Graduate Programmes. Applicants are required to apply via McMaster University online application portal.

CourseApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic Requirements
MBARound 1: 15, 2019
 
150 CADCompetitive GPA; GMAT score
Executive MBAJanuary 15110CADAverage score of B (73-77%) in 2 years of UG
Master of FinanceJanuary 15110CADAverage score of B+ in UG (equivalent to a McMaster GPA of 8.5);
Minimum GMAT score of 600

Supporting Documents:

  • At least two academic LORs
  • Statement of Intent
  • Transcripts
  • Resume/CV
  • Work experience

The admission officials of DeGroote School of Business have not issued any specific timeframe for admission notifications. Applicants are advised to stay in contact with the program officials. For any further questions, applicants must directly contact either the admission office or applied program.

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