I'm hoping to hear some serious responses for my situation below.
I have one offer for the accelerated program at Degroote (2 semesters, 10 courses). Total cost should be around $17,000.
Another offer from Schulich (3 semesters) with some courses transferred. Total cost should be around $49,000.
My intention is to come back to my current company, but for a different position suited with my upgraded education. I plan on going on a leave of absence so I can get some funding.
I have done a lot of research here, GMAT club and other forums about both schools and obviously Schulich is the better of the two in terms of reputation and networking.
But factoring in my intention to come back to my current company which offers great opportunities to MBA grads, cost as I'm probably only getting $5000 from my company and I would have to live on campus if I go with Degroote, and duration (one semester less at Degroote).
I want to hear feedback from you guys on your thoughts to help look at different perspectives.
Apologize in advanced for any grammatical / spelling errors as I was in a rush.
I would not think about reputation in your case since you will go back to your present employer, I would pick Degroote.