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We are looking for tomorrow’s leaders

At Ivey, we work hard to ensure that applications are reviewed and processed with care, due diligence, and efficiency. Here, you’ll find all the information you need to begin the application process.

We're looking for people with exceptional talent and ambition to succeed in areas they are passionate about.

Rolling Admissions

Please keep in mind that we process applications on a rolling basis, and both admissions and scholarship decisions are handed out between application deadlines. You do not need to wait for a deadline to apply.

Admissions decisions are typically communicated within 4-6 weeks from the date of application submission. In situations of high volume, this can take up to 8 weeks. We encourage applicants to contact us if this timeline impacts decisions from other programs, so we can do our best to work within these competing timelines.

Application Deadlines

2021 Admission

Application Round Deadline
Round 5* November 9, 2020
Round 6* January 4, 2021

*Domestic applicants only. We are no longer accepting applications from candidates who will require Study Visa for our March 2021 intake, given the delays in study visa processing times due to the impacts of COVID-19. International applicants are advised to apply for our March 2022 intake, once these applications open on November 9th. Our first deadline will be in January 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Admissions Committee would prefer to see two years (minimum) of quality, full-time work experience at the time of application that demonstrates impact, leadership potential and progression. To be considered for an exception, candidates would need to show above average or exceptional capabilities and progression for their years of experience, and would need to have at least two years by the time the program begins. We also encourage applicants to keep in mind that the average work experience of successful applicants is five years, and meeting the minimum requirement is not sufficient to for admission. The applicant pool is competitive, and work experience is assessed based on quality not quantity.

You might find it helpful to view our class profile to see the quality and background of students in our current class.