More Affordable Than You Think

Tuition costs

Tuition fees are administered by Student Accounts and are paid in two installments prior to your residency and two installments in your final year of the program following your residency.

Approximation of full tuition costs based on 2022/2023 Academic Year:

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident (Nova Scotia): $60,429
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident (out of province): $62,995
  • International / Visa student: $101,588

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Corporate Residency MBA scholarships

CRMBA Scholarship Application [PDF–136 kB] can be submitted by email to

Douglas C. Mackay Scholarship

The Douglas C. Mackay Entrance Scholarships ($5,000–$10,000) are awarded to our top incoming CRMBA students. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in the area of Finance. Applicants interested in being considered for this scholarship must submit the CRMBA Scholarship Application, an online application, application fee, and all required application documents before December 8, 2023 (for international applicants) and April 26, 2024 (for domestic applicants).

Dalhousie CRMBA Promise Scholars Program

The Dalhousie CRMBA Promise Scholars program offers $20,000 ($10,000/per year) to two Indigenous or African Canadian students, with preference given to Mi’kmaq or African Nova Scotian applicants who have attained an undergraduate degree in the last 5 years. The Promise Scholars program aligns with Dalhousie’s commitment to admit, engage, support and graduate a diverse student body, with attention to enhancing access and success of historically underrepresented students. This studentship will provide financial resources, work and internship experiences, and dedicated academic and career mentoring. If you self-identify as Indigenous or African Canadian, please fill out a CRMBA Scholarship Application and complete the program application including supporting documents prior to April 26, 2024 (fourth round of admissions).

Read more about Dalhousie's Diversity & Inclusiveness Strategy.

More information

  • Queries about the scholarships listed above should be directed to the Corporate Residency MBA Admissions Team at
  • For information on additional scholarships and bursaries, visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

Financial assistance

Scotiabank is a key Employer Partner of the Corporate Residency MBA program, hiring more residency students than any other employer to date. The bank also partners with our team to provide financial assistance to students. Scotiabank has developed an attractive package of banking benefits to help you finance your education, manage your cash flow and ensure that repaying your student loan is not a burden during your transition from student to working professional. While in school, loan interest payments are deferred provided you are within your credit limit. After your studies have ended, you can start making principal payments as your income increases.​

More information

    Scotiabank, Coburg & Robie Branch
    6005 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1Y8
    Tel:  902-420-4929


Business leaders are always asking about return on investment. Are you going to get more back than you put in? Investing now in your MBA could result in a higher salary and better career options when you graduate.

The average starting salary of graduates is at least double their previous earnings and the average corporate residency income is $29,000.

An eight-month work term gives you time to make a lasting impression. Many of our students are offered full-time positions by their corporate residency employers. Typically over 89% are employed within six months of graduation, with an average starting salary of $69,939, a 238% increase from their pre-program compensation.

View graphic of post-grad employment stats for the CRMBA Class of 2022