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Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto - Full-Time MBA

University of Toronto Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The University of Toronto full-time MBA at Rotman School of Management combines 16 months of study with a four-month opportunity for an internship. In their second-year, students may choose to specialize in a particular discipline to guide them toward a specific career path.


The full-time MBA program at Rotman takes 20 months to complete. Sixteen months are spent in classes and four are spent completing an internship. Students in their first year will spend their time taking core classes that cover fundamental business skills such as accounting, ethics, strategy, operations management and economics. Students will also complete a capstone course.

In their second year, students can choose electives. They may pick an MBA major or take a variety of electives. Majors include Brand Management, Consulting, Investment Banking, and Real Estate.

Full-Time MBA Rankings

Bloomberg (Canada): 3
• Financial Times: 94

Class Profile

The most recent Rotman School of Management full-time MBA class at the University of Toronto featured 334 students, 36 percent of which are female and 64 percent of which are male. The average age of the class was 27, with 4.6 years of prior work experience, a 3.5 undergraduate GPA, and a GMAT score of 658.

Career Statistics

For the most recent MBA class, 85 percent of full-time MBA graduates had a job within three months of graduating, and 91 percent had a job within six months. The average starting salary of Rotman graduates was $92,734, with an average signing bonus of $17,146. Financial services was by far the most popular industry chosen by recent graduates, with nearly 37 percent of students accepting related roles. Consulting followed at almost 20 percent, and consumer goods claimed nearly 9 percent of students.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

For the Class of 2020, the University of Toronto full-time MBA degree tuition for both years is $92,500 CAD for Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and $120,680 CAD for international students—excluding significant ancillary fees (please note that tuition fees, University incidental fees and the Rotman ancillary fees are set annually and are subject to change). The estimated minimum funds a single student would need for living expenses for the first 12 months in Toronto $20,856–$28,756.

There is more than $4 million of financial aid available through the Rotman School of Management. This aid comes in the form of a multitude of loan programs, government financial assistance and employment opportunities for both domestic and international students.


Applicants to the MBA programs must have completed a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent for admission. The application fee is $175, and required are one written essay and one reflection question, one video interview with a timed written response, two reference forms and a current résumé. Note: On average, applicants have four years of work experience, but only two are recommended, and there is no minimum requirement.

Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA with official transcript sent directly from each institution where they earned a degree, as well as a GMAT or GRE score (no minimum score required). An English-proficiency score is required from all applicants who have degrees from institutions in which English is not the language of instruction or examination. After the submission of their application, applicants will be contacted to complete an interview. Due to the competitive nature of admissions to the program, successful candidates tend to exceed the minimum requirements.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Three – March 4, 2020 (Decision by May 3, 2020)
Round Four – April 29, 2020 (Decision by May 31, 2020)

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