• Why choose Exchange at Schulich?

    Located in the cultural and business epicenter of Canada, Toronto is a world leader in arts, finance, and technology. It is one of the most diverse cities on the planet.

    Schulich is here to welcome you: We’re excited to include your unique perspective, talents and presence to the diverse fabric of our school. We help students from around the globe confidently transition to our campus, and experience everything Schulich has to offer.


Exchange Details


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In order to be accepted for the exchange program at Schulich, students must be nominated by one of our undergraduate or graduate partner schools.

Language Proficiency Requirements

Students must have a high level of proficiency in English. We assess a student’s proficiency through the following methods:

TOEFL Minimum score of 600 (Paper based), 250 (computer based) and 100 (Internet based)
IELTS Minimum score of 7
TOEIC Minimum score of 850
English Language Program Historical evidence that students have successfully pursued post-secondary studies in English

Academic Requirements

We trust that Exchange Coordinators will select appropriate students to attend

Exchange Process

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Step 1: Nomination

In order to be accepted for the exchange program at Schulich, students must be nominated by one of our undergraduate or graduate partner schools. Shortly after the nomination deadline, students will receive application information, including the online application URL, via email. The online application URL will be sent to you once the nomination has been received by our office.

Step 2: Application

The application requires the following documents:

  • Photo
  • Recent transcript
  • Proof of English proficiency if studying in a language other than English
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (The application website will be emailed to all nominated students)

Step 3: Acceptance

Students will receive an an acceptance letter by email shortly after submitting their application

Next Steps

  • Courses
    • Exchange students may only take courses taught at the Schulich School of Business
    • Exchange students may not take core courses at Schulich
    • Not all courses are offered every term
    • Exchange students must meet course pre-requisite requirements
  • Housing

    Schulich provides assistance to international students with on-campus housing through York University Student Residence
    If you choose to live off-campus or do not receive on-campus housing, it is your responsibility to secure accommodation in Toronto. Prior to your arrival, you should consider the type of accommodation that works best for you factoring in costs, locations etc

  • Pre-Arrival Webinar

    We will hold 2 pre-arrival webinars per year, one before the fall exchange and one winter. You will receive specific dates and login information prior to the sessions

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Undergraduate Dates

Fall/Full Year Winter
Nomination Deadline(for Exchange Coordinators) April 15 August 15
Application Deadline May 1 September 15
Course Selection Period Mid May – Mid June Mid Oct – Mid Nov
Orientation Session* Early September Early January
Term Dates See York U Important Dates

*Orientation sessions are provided before the beginning of each semester for exchange students. These orientations provide important information on permits in Canada, Canadian culture, finances and banking, and health insurance.

Note: It is possible for an exam to be re-scheduled after the schedule is posted; therefore, students are expected to be in Toronto until the end of their respective exam period.

Meet the Team

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For any additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact a member of the International Relations Team


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