A leading business school in North America

HEC Montréal
Canadian MBA

The School's faculty numbers 270 professors and 500 lecturers trained at the world's leading universities. HEC Montréal welcomes some 12,200 students, close to 33.7% of whom come from outside Quebec.

HEC Montréal is listed in some of the world's most prestigious rankings: Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Canadian Business, AméricaEconomía, Expansión and Poets & Quants.

Focusing on practice, its teaching methods prepare managers to apply their skills in a complex environment while taking into account all facets of organizational management. In addition to fostering teamwork, the learning process involves the case method, role-playing games, individual and group oral presentations, and computer simulations. In addition, business leaders interact with students in classes and during school sponsored debates and conferences.

Offered in English and in French, this world-class program delivers an outstanding value, with exceptionally competitive tuition fees and a great ROI. Students have access to generous scholarships, a stellar placement rate (94% 6 months after graduation), an extensive network of lasting contacts (70 000 graduates around the world), and the possibility of a multilingual, multicultural experience in a great city. The intensive one-year program will begins May 2017. There are four application rounds: June 1st, September 1st, November 1 and January 15.  International students are encouraged to apply before the January round.

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Program Info

Type of Course: 1-year MBA: full time, in English or French.  2-year MBA: part time, in French

Accreditations: AACSB International, AMBA, EQUIS

Ranking: HEC Montréal is listed in some of the world's most prestigious rankings: Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, AméricaEconomía, Expansión and Poets & Quants.

Starting Dates: May 2017

Length of Course: full time: 52 weeks

Application Deadlines: June 1, September 1, November1 and January 15.

Student Body

Number of nationalities: 21 Mother tongues represented; 26 countries of origin. 
Men: 65%
Women: 35%
Average Age: 31
Degree Background:
Business: 36 %
Engineering: 39 %
Social sciences: 13 %
Health and pure and applied sciences 12 %

Length of Work Experience:
Average 7 years
Minimum 3 years


  • Undergraduate degree (bachelor's degree or equivalent) in any field 
  • Admission test: GMAT, GRE or TAGE-MAGE 
  • English language proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS or HECTOPE (test administered at HEC Montréal)
  • 3 years of relevant full-time professional work experience.
  • 2 letters of recommendation (one from an employer)
  • 3 essay questions: responses to enable selection committee to better understand who you are, what your goals and motivations are for doing an MBA, your passions and accomplishments.


Tuition fees: International students 32,000 CAD; Canadian residents outside Quebec 15,000 CAD; Quebec residents 7,700 CAD
Budget: approximately 20,000 CAD for the year, including housing, living expenses, health insurance, purchase of a portable computer and books, etc.



Address: HEC Montreal
3000 Chemin de la Cate-Sainte-Catherine
Montreal (Quebec)
H3T 2A7
Telephone: + 1 514 340 6151
Fax: + 1 514 340 5640
Dean: Michel Patry
MBA program director: Louis Hebert
MBA admissions director: Anik Low

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