Exclusively for Recent Graduates of Ivey's HBA Program
Students applying to the Accelerated MBA Program for Ivey HBA grads must also meet the admissions criteria outlined for the MBA program, with the exception of the GMAT*. The following documentation is also required:
You will be contacted for an admissions interview once all application components have been received and reviewed.
Tuition and Financing
Tuition for the AMBA program is approximately 60% of the MBA tuition, or $45,500 (Domestic) and $53,100 (International) for entry in July 2013.
*The GMAT is not required for HBA graduates who graduated with distinction (80%+ average over HBA 1 and HBA 2 combined). For students who did not graduate with distinction, the GMAT is required for admission.
**Ivey's Admissions office will contact UWO directly to obtain transcripts so you are not required to order them.
AMBA Application Deadlines
We encourage you to keep the following timelines in mind when planning to submit your application. We process applications as they are received, and suggest submitting as early as possible to avoid deadline peaks. The AMBA program will begin on July 22, 2013.
Admissions decisions are made throughout the year to correspond with the timing below.
|Application Round||Round Deadline||Decision Date|
|Round 1||November 5, 2012
||December 14, 2012|
|Round 2||January 7, 2013||February 15, 2013|
|Round 3||April 8, 2013||May 17, 2013|
|Final Round||May 20, 2013
||June 21, 2013|
Please note that Deferrals are not permitted for AMBA offers of admission. If a candidate is accepted to the Program and ultimately has to decline the offer, he or she is more than welcome to reapply the following year without penalty.
* We will review applications for the AMBA program until the class reaches capacity.
AMBA Information Sessions
We encourage you to learn more about the Accelerated MBA Program by participating in one of our Information Sessions exclusively for HBA grads.
Our next Online Information Session will take place Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. (EDT). Fellow alumnus Hilary Lemieux, Recruiting Manager for MBA Recruiting and Admissions, will review the admissions and application requirements for the program and answer any questions you may have about this unique opportunity. Click here to register.
If you are unable to attend this session but would like more information about AMBA, please contact Recruiting Manager Hilary Lemieux at email@example.com to set up an individual meeting or phone call.
Frequently Asked QuestionsYou can find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about the Accelerated MBA Program here. If you have a question that isn't listed, don't hesitate to contact us.
You will graduate with an Ivey MBA degree, there is no separate designation.
AMBA tuition is 60% of the MBA tuition, or $45,500 for entry in July 2013.
Yes, one of your former HBA 1 core professors (ideally your Section Head) must provide one of your two references. This professor does not need to fill out the official reference form. Instead, they are required to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org on your behalf.
No. The AMBA curriculum is designed to build on the core knowledge you already obtained during your HBA years at Ivey and bring you up to the MBA level. Please view this list of anti-requisite courses (PDF).
Recent HBA grads are those who have graduated from the Ivey HBA Program within the past 6 years.