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International Applicants

As an international applicant, you have plenty to consider before making an application. Are you ready to make the move to Toronto? Is a part-time program like the Master of Finance appropriate for your career needs? Find out if the Rotman Master of Finance, the premier MFin program in Canada, is right for you.

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International Applicant Admissions Criteria

The Rotman Master of Finance program is designed for working finance professionals in the Toronto area who want to study part-time and pursue a career in finance. The course begins in September and takes 20 months to complete. Classes are delivered on Wednesday nights and Saturdays on campus. Long-distance learning is not offered.

If you fulfill the following criteria, please contact us.

  • Two years of work experience in finance or a finance-related field is required 
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or a mid-B average in the final year of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • If you studied outside of Canada, use the School of Graduate Studies' International Degree Equivalencies site to calculate your GPA
  • GMAT / GRE Score or CFA Level III passed or UFE/CFE passed through the CA designation 
  • The GMAT range for the 2018 class was 560-740. The average score was 650.
  • GRE test code: 0853

Candidates who are writing the CFA level III exam in June may apply for conditional admission.

English Language Proficiency

One of the following:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized English language university
  • TOEFL iBT (internet based test) score of 100 overall, with a minimum of 22 on speaking and writing. TOFEL test code: 0982.
  • IELTS score of 7.0

International Student Fees

Year One (2016-2017): $52,267*

Year Two (2017-2018): $56,437*

Total Tuition Fee: $108,704*

* Costs do not include university incidental fees or compulsory ancillary fees. Please note that all fees are set annually and subject to change.

Immigration Requirements

Before entering Canada, international students must satisfy certain immigration requirements. You'll need to contact the nearest Canadian embassy, high commission or consulate as soon as you receive your offer of admission from the Rotman School. Check out this listing of Canadian offices around the world to contact for help.

To qualify for an entry visa and student authorization, you'll need to show evidence of adequate funds and proof of medical clearance. You'll also need a study permit to study in Canada. Information on how and where to apply can be found at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. If your spouse or common-law partner wants to work in Canada, you can find information about the eligibility requirements, validity and application process at Studying in Canada: work permits for students.

For further information regarding immigration regulations, please consult the University of Toronto's Centre for International Experience.

Find out if the Rotman Master of Finance the next move for your career by joining us at one of our online information sessions.

Contact Us

Contact us to book a Skype appointment:

Emily Mancuso
Assistant Director, Recruitment and Admissions
T: 416.946.3377

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