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Ivey MBA Tuition & Student Finance

It’s important to consider all of the costs associated with the MBA investment when selecting your business school. In addition to tuition, it’s important to consider cost of living in the city you choose, as well as other academic expenses you may incur throughout the year. Below is an estimate of costs for the Ivey MBA Program.

Tuition & Academic Expenses *

All amounts are in Canadian dollars.

Tuition 2020
Domestic Students $83,250
International Students** $111,750
Western Ancillary and Supplemental Fees*** (approximate)  $1,545
International Students – UHIP*** (Health Insurance)  $772.50
Casebooks and Supplies*** (approximate)  $2,678

*Subject to University Senate approval.

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

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 Monthly Estimates*

Rent: (up to $1,200)

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: $40 - $80) $80

Bus Pass (Monday – Friday pass is $70 and monthly unlimited is $81)


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

Laundry $50

 *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.