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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 $110 processing fee.

Please note: For Sobey MBA applicants from outside Canada, we work with a network of trusted liaisons in many countries around the world who can help with your application, and if successful, your study visa process. We strongly recommend working with them, and in some cases, we require it. Please contact Sobey Graduate Programs Recruitment and Admissions for more information at info.sobeygrad@smu.ca or +1 902 420 5010.

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