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York University, Schulich School of Business

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Last updated July, 2019

Academic Information

Course Information

The Schulich School of Business offers a depth and breadth of programming that is unsurpassed in North America. Degree programs integrate theory and practice balancing quantitative and management skills. All feature real-world, relevant content presented from multiple stakeholder perspectives.

Semester Dates

  • Academic Year - September - April
  • Fall Term: September - December
  • Winter Term: January - April
  • Summer Term: May - July
  • Important dates

Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements

  • Minimum course load: 12 Schulich credits (4 full-time courses)
  • Maximum course load: 15 Schulich credits (5 full-time courses)

A full course has 3 hours of class per week for 13 weeks, equalling 39 contact hours per course.
Schulich also has some half term courses (.015) for graduate program. Two half courses (1.5 Schulich Credits each) equals one full course.

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Accommodation and the Cost of Living


  • On-campus housing is not guaranteed, however students have a greater chance of receiving on-campus housing in the winter semester.
  • Off-campus housing assistance is available.

Estimated Cost of Living

2020-2021 estimated cost of living: from CAN$ 9000 per semester (includes accommodation, meals, insurance, text books and local transport).

Student Visa and Insurance

Student Visa and Insurance information

Government of Canada

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Exchange Experiences

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The University, City & Region

The University

Located in Toronto, Canada’s business capital and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, Schulich is known around the world for the international diversity of its students, faculty and staff. Under the leadership of its current dean, Dezsö J. Horváth, Tanna H. Schulich Chair in Strategic Management, Schulich has become widely known as one of the world’s leading business schools. Its broad-ranging strategic alliances with more than 70 of the world's leading business schools located in more than 45 countries worldwide include academic exchange agreements with more than two dozen other leading management schools in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

The City of Toronto and Region

York University is located in the north-west area of Toronto. This area is also referred to as North York. Areas between are referred to as midtown. It generally takes about one hour to travel between York University and Downtown destinations by public transit.

Toronto is a clean, safe, cosmopolitan city with a wonderful network of parks, recreational, and cultural facilities. Toronto is the home of four professional sports teams and the third largest English-speaking theatre district in the world, behind New York and London. One of the world's most ethnically diverse cities, it is home to more than 80 ethnic communities from Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Lonely Planet - introducing Toronto

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Further Information

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