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MFE Application GRE

The GRE and GMAT

  • Applicants who do not have a degree from a Canadian university MUST submit an official GRE® General Test score or GMAT® score (no exceptions).
  • The MFE program prefers the GRE test.
  • Applicants who have a degree from a Canadian university are strongly encouraged to submit these scores if their undergraduate degree is not from a major university, or if their final year's GPA is just at the B+ minimum.
  • Test scores more than two years old by the application deadline will not be accepted (no exemptions).
  • Candidates must ensure that tests are received by the application deadline in order for the admissions committee to make its decision.

 

GRE Revised General Test   GMAT Test
Institution Code
0982 Institution University of Toronto
Department Code
1801 Department School of Graduate Studies
Minimum Scores

Quantitative Reasoning = 160 Analytical Writing = 3.5

Minimum Scores
Quantitative Reasoning = 49 Overall = 710

You must arrange for your official results to be sent directly to the MFE Program Office. See the webpage on admissions for the mailing address. If applying to more than one graduate program at the University of Toronto, submit official test scores to each program to which you apply.

Please ensure that your first and last name is exactly the same on the GRE and GMAT tests as it is on the online application to our program. If the names do not match exactly, your scores will not be matched to your application. If you erroneously use different names, you must notify the MFE Program Office (mfe@economics.utoronto.ca), giving the names used in each case and your applicant number.

 

English Language Requirements

Applicants who graduated from a non-Canadian university for which the language of instruction and examination is not English are required to submit official test scores that meet the minimum score requirements for one of the tests listed in the table below (no exceptions).

Please note the following:

  • Test scores more than two years old by the application deadline will not be accepted (no exceptions).
  • Applicants from a non-English speaking country whose degree is from a non-Canadian university where all courses and examinations are conducted in English must provide an official statement from that institution confirming the use of English as the language of instruction and examination.
  • A decision on an application will be made only after these requirements are satisfied.
  • If you have a degree from a Canadian university for which the language of instruction is French, you are not required to complete an English-language facility test.
  • If you are a non-native speaker of English with a degree from a Canadian university but less than three years of study in Canada, you are advised to submit English Language Facility test scores.

You must arrange that official results be sent directly to the the MFE Program Office at the University of Toronto. See the admission page for the program address.

Please ensure that your first and last name is exactly the same on the English Language Test as it is on the online application to our program. If the names do not match exactly, your test score will not be matched with your application. If you erroneously use different names, you must notify the MFE Program Office (mfe@economics.utoronto.ca), giving the names used in each case and your applicant number.

English Language Proficiency Test Minimum Score Requirement
TOEFL* Overall score in Internet Based (iBT) Test: 102
Speaking: 26
Writing: 22
IELTS All components: 7.0
MELAB 85
COPE 76 (22 in each component and 32 in the writing component)
Academic Preparation Course, School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto A final grade of B in Level 60

 

* The MFE program prefers the TOEFL over other English Language tests.

You choose the institutions to which to send your TOEFL score from a drop-down list, and do not need to know our "institution code." Nonetheless, the TOEFL Institution Code for graduate studies at the University of Toronto is 0982-00 and the specific code for the Department of Economics is 0982-84.

The TOEFL examination is offered in two formats: the traditional paper-based format (only offered on specific dates in a limited number of countries), and the internet-based format (IBT). Applicants in countries where the internet-based testing is not available must register for the paper-based TOEFL which includes the Test of Written English (TWE) component. The internet-based tests automatically include an essay rating component which is similar to the TWE. All applicants must satisfy a minimum score requirement on the TOEFL and on the TWE/Essay Rating component to be considered for admission.