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Ivey MBA Tuition & Student Finance

Financing Your Ivey MBA Degree

We know that financing the MBA is about much more than just tuition; an MBA from Ivey Business School is an investment in yourself. Before getting started, it’s important to consider all of the associated costs, including tuition, cost of living, and other academic expenses you may incur throughout the year.

Tuition & Academic Expenses*

All amounts are in Canadian dollars.

Tuition 2023
Domestic Students $83,250
International Students** $123,500


Fees*** Estimated Fees
Western Student Organization Fees (including MBA Association Fee) $1250
Western Student Ancillary Fees $550
Ivey Course Material Fees (case books) $2800
Total $4600
International students add UHIP Health Insurance (mandatory) $720

** Some international students at Western University are eligible to pay Canadian domestic tuition fees. Please see the Western Registrar's site for more information.

***These are estimated fees and subject to change each year as approved by University Senate

Other Academic Expenses

Preparatory Knowledge Program* (Optional)
Economics Primer (8 classes) $678
Finance, Accounting and Spreadsheets Primer (16 classes) $1,130
Quantitative Analysis Primer (10 classes) $904
International Study Trip (Optional Elective) $3,000 -$4000

*All costs are subject to change. The cost of the Preparatory Knowledge Program (PKP) is subsidized to ensure that as many incoming students as possible may participate. Pricing is on a per primer basis and includes HST.

Living Expenses

The below is an approximate breakdown of the fees associated with living in London, Ontario based on beginning our program in March 2021.  Rental fees in particular do vary depending on rental property selected, whether it is furnished and the number of occupants.

Note: The City of London Bus Pass is included in your tuition and fees

Living Expenses Monthly Estimates*


  • One Bedroom
  • Two Bedroom
  • Renting a Room in a Student House

Note: These starting rental rates do vary depending on the location, amenities available and whether personal hydro is included


  • $1,250+
  • $1,700+
  • $650+
Apartment Liability Insurance (approximate range of $15-$20 per month) $20

Utilities (i.e. Personal hydro is approximately $50 and home internet is between $50 and $65 depending on bandwidth)

Food $500
Cell Phone (range: $45 - $80) $80

Miscellaneous (i.e.: clothing, movies, laundry)


 *Monthly estimates based on single student sharing a house or apartment

*If you will file a Canadian Income Tax Return, you can claim your MBA Tuition. A T2202A receipt is provided through an online service on Student Center, which allows you to view your T2202A - Tuition and Education Amounts Certificate(s) from Taxation year 2000 and onwards.