When do applications open?

Applications for entry in April 2015 opened on September 15th, 2014.

If you are applying after January 15th, 2015, please contact our office by calling 81-3-3342-3430 or by sending an e-mail to philip.oneill@mcgillmbajapan.com

I haven’t completed the GMAT or TOEFL Test. Can I still apply?
Please complete the on-line application and indicate the dates that you propose to complete the GMAT and/or TOEFL tests

I don’t think my GMAT or TOEFL score was high enough, what do I do?
First contact our Tokyo office to explain your situation. It is possible to take the GMAT and TOEFL tests again if necessary.

I don’t have all of my documents ready. What should I do?
Please complete the on-line application. The rest of the documents can be uploaded after you have completed the application.

Are classes offered in English?
Yes, all lectures and materials are delivered in English.

My university will not send a transcript in English. What should I do?
Take your original official transcript and confirmation of degree to a certified translator.  Upload the original transcript and confirmation of degree along with the certified English translations as one document file.  These documents will have to be sent to Enrolment Services at McGill University in Montreal once accepted.

Is the degree you receive the same as the one in Montreal?
Yes, it is exactly the same. Graduates of the McGill MBA Japan program can participate in the Convocation Ceremony in Montreal.

I am not in Japan at the moment. Can I still apply to the McGill MBA Japan program?
Yes. You will need to be in Tokyo when classes start.

Does McGill MBA Japan sponsor student visas?
Students in the McGill MBA Japan program are responsible for their own visas. We cannot procure a visa for you.

How do I get a visa to stay in Japan if I don’t have a job at the moment?
It is possible for non-Japanese individuals to obtain a student visa by enrolling and being accepted into a Japanese language studies program at an institution in Japan. This takes several months of preparation. Programs are available at Nishibei Gakuin in Tokyo.

I went to a university outside of North America. How do I know if my degree is equivalent to aBachelor’s Degree?
Go to this website: http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare/requirements/international-degree-equivalency

I am Canadian. Is there a different fee structure for Canadians?
The McGill MBA Japan program has the same fees for students regardless of nationality.

What are McGill’s MBA Rankings?

The Desautels Faculty of Management MBA programs are ranked #1 in Canada, #2 in North America, and #6 world-wide in ED University MBA Rankings for 2014. 


Our MBA Programs are ranked in the TOP 10 for International Business in the Financial Times Global Top 100 for 2014.

Our Faculty is Ranked in the TOP 10 for international Business in the Financial Times Global Top 100 for 2014.

The McGill MBA Japan Program is the only program in Japan that is ranked in the Financial Times Global Top 100, as it is again for 2014. www.ft.com

I would like to find out more about McGill University. What should I do?
Please visit www.mcgill.ca.

Is McGill a fully accredited university?
The Desautels Faculty of Management is EQUIS Accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development.

McGill University is fully accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Government of Quebec to grant university degrees. McGill is also one of only two Canadian members of the American Association of Universities, the most prestigious group of institutes of higher learning in North America.

I don’t have an undergraduate degree. Is it still possible to apply?
Please contact us directly at the MBA Japan office at 81-3-3342-3430.