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Western University

Ivey School of Business

Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    655
  • Program Cost
    $80,200
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    69%
  • Selectivity
    23%
  • Job Offers
    92%
  • Average Salary
    $79,397
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
1255 Western Road
London, N6G 0N1, Canada
Website
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Ivey School of Business

About Ivey School of Business

The Ivey Business School is Canada's leadership school, providing HBA, MBA, MSc, Executive MBA (EMBA), Executive Development, and PhD programs. This world-class business education is offered in locations across Canada and internationally with facilities in London and Toronto in Canada and in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Beijing in Asia. Ivey offers an interactive case-based learning experience that immerses students in the decision-making realities of business and is taught by faculty who draw on their experience and research insights to educate the next generation of leaders. Ivey has granted almost 24,000 degrees and alumni can be found around the globe, with approximately one in two holding senior management positions.

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Ivey's alumni network is fairly extensive and most of the alums were very supportive and provided good feedback.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 59
  • Median 57
  • Middle 80% 30 to 90
Admissions Selectivity
23% Ivey School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

655 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 659
82% 655
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 0
23% 23.0
69% 69.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Other Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Toronto
  • Western University
  • Queen's University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Waterloo
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 0.5
1% 1
740 to 769
5% 4.5
4% 4
710 to 739
14% 14
11% 11
680 to 709
26% 25.5
20% 20
650 to 679
19% 19
23% 23
620 to 649
19% 19
21% 21
590 to 619
10% 10
11% 11
560 to 589
5% 5
6% 6
530 to 559
2% 2
3% 3
500 to 529
1% 0.5
0% 0
Under 500
0% 0
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 42%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 31%
  • Consumer Products 8%
  • Other 6%
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
92% Ivey School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
67% 67
61% 60.97325153374234
67% Receive Offers
59% 59
56% 55.69710982658959
59% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
22% 21.9117610062893
25% Receive Offers
26% 26
25% 25.424767441860464
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
90% Graduates seeking full-time employment
8% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
34% 34
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
21% 21
Data not provided
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
Data not provided
Information Technology
3% 3
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
6% 6
Data not provided
Other
14% 14
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
31% 31
Data not provided
Consumer Products
8% 8
Data not provided
Financial Services
42% 42
Data not provided
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
4% 4
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
4% 4
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
5% 5
Data not provided
Other
6% 6
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
21% 21
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 1
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
5% 5
Data not provided
North America
70% 70
Data not provided
South America
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Super Saturday - Mock Interviews - Multiple Events
  • Calgary Student Trip
  • Industry Specific Alumni Networking Events - Multiple events and locations
  • 3x5 Alumni Industry Dinners - Multiple events and locations

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $80,200
  • Budget $104,200
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $92,200
  • Budget $116,200
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
$22,179 Average Scholarship Amount 62% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
95% 95
62% 62
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,663,950
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
70 Ivey School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
70% 70
Experiential learning
10% 10
Lectures
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

32% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
North America
68% 68
Asia
20% 20
Europe Free Trade Zone
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • LGBT students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.