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Entrance Exams (GMAT, GRE, TAGE MAGE, TCT)

Yes, you can submit your MBA application before completing the GMAT, GRE, TCT or TAGE MAGE. However, your file will be considered incomplete until your test scores are submitted.

Yes, you need to take the GMAT, GRE, TAGE MAGE or TCT test to apply to the MBA.

The French MBA requires the completion of the TAGE MAGE or TCT (French admissions tests). We offer two online TCT sessions for candidates who cannot take the TAGE MAGE test.

The English MBA requires the completion of the GMAT or GRE test (English admissions tests). There is no preference if you take the GMAT or the GRE tests for admission to the English MBA.

If you completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at the University of Ottawa or other Canadian universities, you may be eligible to waive the admissions test.  See Admissions page for eligibility requirements. 

The average GMAT, TAGE MAGE, TCT and GRE admission scores from our past Telfer MBA applicants are the following:

•    GMAT: Last year’s average GMAT score was 628. The range was 570–770. 
•    TAGE MAGE: The following is the median for the overall test and sub-tests:

  • Overall final score: 257/600 points
  • Part I—Problem Solving: 23/60
  • Part II—Verbal skills: 26/60
  • Part III—Logical Reasoning: 27/60

•  TCT: 45/90

•  GRE: 295

The institutional codes for sending GMAT scores, sending TOEFL scores, and for sending GRE scores are as follows:

GRE Institutional Code: 0993

GMAT Department Code: 4BZ-76-75

Note: GMAT and GRE scores are valid for five years.

TOEFL Institutional Code: 0993

Note: TOEFL and IELTS results are valid for 2 years

GMAT, GRE, TCT and TAGE MAGE are the admissions tests accepted for admission into the MBA program. 

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