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Apply to the Sobey MBA Program: Process Overview

We encourage you to fill out this form and request a personal response. In some cases, international applicants will be referred to our partners in their area.   

To apply, you will need to provide supplementary material, complete an online application form, and pay an application fee. All required materials must be received before an acceptance determination can be made.

Step 1 - Gather supporting documents.

Before you fill out our online application, you can complete, gather and email the following required supplemental material to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at: fgsr@smu.ca

  • The MBA Supplementary Form, which includes two essays (250-300 words each) and short answer questions
  • Your official GMAT Score
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Step 2 - Request official transcripts.

Have official transcripts for all universities and colleges that you attended sent directly to Saint Mary’s University in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official documents should be mailed to:

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Saint Mary’s University
923 Robie Street
Atrium Building, Suite 210
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3H 3C3

Step 3 - Request letters of reference.

Provide three (3) letters of reference. Please have your referees use the provided Recommendation Form and have them send it directly to the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the address included on the form.

Step 4 - Complete online application and pay processing fee.

Once this supplemental material has been sent, complete the online application form and provide the $70 processing fee.

Please note: For MBA applicants in India (New Delhi only*), Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Peru and the Republic of Mauritius, you must contact our local representative in your area. For more information contact Rob.McNutt@smu.ca.

*Applicants from other areas of India may apply as outlined above.

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