History & Rankings

Recognized business authorities such as The Financial Times, Forbes Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal and The Economist consistently rank the Schulich School of Business and Schulich Executive Education Centre  among the top 10 business schools and Executive Education providers around the world.

Founded in 1966, the Schulich School of Business employs over 750 people. As “Canada’s Global Business School”®, Schulich has an internationally diverse faculty and student body (40% from outside Canada), PhD., International MBA and BBA degree programs, and MBA and BBA specializations in many disciplines.

The Schulich School of Business is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the world.

Schulich School of Business: MBA Rankings

  • America Economia (Latin America) 2017: #1 in Canada and #28 in the world (#14 in business schools in North America)
  • CNN Expansion (Mexico) 2017: #1 in Canada and #29 in the world
  • Corporate Knights 2017: #2 in in the world; #1 in Canada fourteenth year in a row
  • eFinancialCareers.com 2017 #1 in Canada and #21 in worldwide business schools for “breaking into investment banking”
  • Economist 2017: #2 in Canada and #69 in worldwide MBA rankings
  • Economist 2015 EMBA Survey: Kellogg-Schulich EMBA #1 in Canada and #5 in the world
  • Financial Times of London 2017 EMBA Survey: #1 in Canada and #27 in the world; #11 among North American schools
  • Forbes 2017: #1 in Canada and #8 in worldwide, two-year MBA programs ROI (“5-year MBA Gain”) and #4 in the world in years to recoup investment
  • World Resources Institute/Aspen Institute 2011/12: #1 in Canada and #2 in the world in corporate social responsibility education
  • Canadian Business Magazine 2013: #1 in Canada
  • Aspen Institute / Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2011/12 #1 in Canada and #2 in the world in corporate social responsibility education

Executive Education Rankings

Financial Times of London 2017: #40  in the world in terms of combined Open and Custom Executive Education

Corporate History

  • 1966 Graduate School established (MBA)
  • 1990 Canada’s first International MBA
  • 1991 First Global Leadership Program (Strategy Study with Wharton and Recanati)
  • 1992 Direct entry BBA program established
  • 1994 The downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre opened
  • 1995 Renamed in honour of distinguished benefactor, Seymour Schulich
  • 2000 International BBA program established
  • 2002 Kellogg-Schulich EMBA launched
  • 2003 New building opened on York campus
  • 2004 Dean Horvath named International Dean of the Year by the Association of International Business
  • 2010 India MBA program commences
  • 2014 India campus in Hyderabad opens

Constant innovation in new programs

  • 1992 Ethics, Nonprofit, Real Property specializations in the MBA and the Erivan K. Haub Program and Chair in Business and Sustainability
  • 1994 Financial Services
  • 1996 Relaunched Masters in Public Administration
  • 2000- 2006 Russian Corporate Governance Program
  • 2003 Health Industry Management
  • 2009 Masters in Finance
  • 2011 Global Mining Management specialization
  • 2012 Masters in Business Analytics
  • 2013 Masters in Accounting
  • 2014 Global Retail Management MBA specialization
  • 2016  Master of Real Estate and Infrastructure
  • 2016  Master of Management
  • Global partners with 30+ schools
  • Other partners include:
    • Toronto Centre – Leadership in Financial Supervision (with IMF and WTO)