Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

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What We Look For

Are You the Right Fit?

At Rotman, we look for intellectually curious individuals with high potential for leadership and professional achievement.

We seek ambitious people with high potential for success. Our admitted students stand out by doing interesting things with their personal and professional lives — everyone from Olympic athletes to professional poker players. We believe that exposure to a rich diversity of viewpoints makes for a superior learning experience, and pride ourselves on building a diverse class of exceptional individuals who will go on to make the School proud as professionals and alumni.

We welcome you to connect with our admissions team well before you start your application so we can help you showcase your best qualities, regardless of your academic or professional background.

“Rotman is one of the most innovative players in management education in the world.”

—John Byrne, Editor-in-Chief, Poets and Quants, Founder of BusinessWeek Business School Rankings

 Full-Time MBA at Rotman. What we look for: Intellectual horsepower, experience and impact, communication and presence, and spike factor.

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Class Profile

The Rotman Full-Time MBA program attracts top talent from around the world with an incredibly diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds. Every individual we admit to the program has been chosen to contribute their unique experiences and perspectives to broaden and enrich the Rotman MBA experience.

Your Path to the MBA


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Application Deadlines


Early Round: 
August 5, 2019 September 3, 2019

Round 1: 
October 1, 2019 December 14, 2019

Round 2: 
January 7, 2020 March 8, 2020

Round 3: 
March 4, 2020 May 3, 2020

Round 4: 
April 29, 2020 May 31, 2020

Application Resources Tips & templates to make your application process easy


Book a Pre-Application Meeting


How Rotman Admissions Decisions are Made


Tips on your Spike Factor


How to Choose your References


Official Transcript Requirements


8 Tips for Writing a Terrific Application


Rotman Résumé Template (Optional)

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