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Ivey HBA Application Process

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Our Ivey HBA admissions process ensures only the best and brightest students will be your Ivey HBA classmates.

To find out more about applying to the Ivey HBA program, select the link below that best defines you. For information on the admissions process as an international applicant, please click here


Apply from Secondary School

1. Western Application

Apply for admission to Western or one of its affiliated university colleges through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC)

2. Ivey Application

Apply for Ivey Advanced Entry Opportunity (AEO) conditional pre-admission to the Ivey HBA Program (please do not use your high school email address).

Complete Years 1 & 2 At Western

Progression standards are required to maintain your conditional acceptance.

Ivey AEO Application Deadline:

January 15, 2021, 4 p.m. (EST)


Apply from University

Ivey Application

Complete Years 1 & 2 of University

Apply to the Ivey HBA Program

Ivey HBA Application Deadline:

January 29, 2021, 4 p.m.(EST)


Apply from University with AEO status

Complete Years 1 & 2 at Western or Affiliated College and Follow AEO Progression Requirements

View a list of AEO Progression Requirements

Submit AEO1 Activity Report (April following year 1)

Complete an Ivey AEO Activity Report (found in your Ivey account) at the end of year 1 so that Ivey can provide feedback on progression to date

Submit AEO2 Intent to Register Application (January of year 2)

Complete the Ivey AEO2 Intent to Register application (found in your Ivey account) in year 2 to confirm intention to join the Ivey HBA Program in Year 3