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Admissions Criteria

  • A competitive GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate degree
  • A competitive GMAT/GRE score*
  • Two academic or professional references
  • KIRA online video interview
  • Professional resume and/or CV

Successful candidates include new graduates with strong extracurricular and community engagement. Individuals with up to five years of continuous work experience are encouraged to apply. Selected Co-op applicants will be invited to an admission interview.

Are you applying to the Accelerated MBA program?

GMAT waivers are granted for the Accelerated MBA based on your academic and professional profile.

Have Questions?

Even after reviewing the above admissions criteria, you might still have some questions about our admissions process. We’ve done our best to capture as many of those questions as possible and if you don’t see an answer you’re looking for, feel free to contact us at

*MCAT will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.


  • TOEFL – recommended score of 100 or IELTS – recommended score of 7
  • A minimum of one-year continuous work experience

Commonly Asked Admissions Questions

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Application Key Dates and Deadlines


Domestic Applicant
Round 3: March 31, 2020
Round 4: June 1, 2020
International Applicant
Round 3: March 31, 2020

*Excluding Accelerated


September 2020 intake: June 1, 2020
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When you’re ready to start your application, submit our Get Started form. We’ll contact you to discuss your options.


Want to jump in and start your application immediately? Visit the School of Graduate Studies McMaster University Application site.

Let us know if you have any questions about the admissions process. We’re here to help!