McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada

  • 1821

    Established
  • 29.0%

    International Students
  • 18

    No. of Programs
  • 35

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking

McGill University is one of the oldest and top-ranked public universities of Canada, which was founded in 1821. According to the QS World University ranking, it is ranked 2nd in Canada and 33rd in the world. The university is well-known across the globe for its excellent teaching and research programmes. Every year, students from across 150 countries enrol for admission to various courses at McGill University. It is the centre of education for the brightest students from across the world. McGill University is a member of the Association of Americal Universities which makes it one of the two universities outside the United States that are a part of this association, the other being the University of Toronto. It also has the prestige of being the only Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) within the World Economic Forum.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The main campus of the university is the Downtown campus, which is situated in downtown Montreal. The second campus is the Macdonald campus, which is situated in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. McGill houses a total of 12 faculties and schools among which Arts, Science, Engineering, Management, and Medicine are the famous faculties. It is also a famous centre for research in the field of medicine. In total, the university offers over 1,000 programs across graduate and undergraduate levels. The world’s first artificial cell was made at McGill University by Thomas Chang. Among all research universities of Canada, McGill University has the record of having the highest percentage of PhD students.

Accomplishments & Alumni

McGill university aims at maintaining its standard of teaching by following its motto that says  ‘Grandescunt Aucta Labore,’ which means By work, all things increase and grow. Many world leaders, Nobel laureates and entrepreneurs have been a part of McGill University. The University continues to offer quality education and mark a difference in society. Some of the proud alumni counted under McGill University include 12 Nobel laureates, 145 Rhodes Scholars, 10 billionaires, 3 Prime Ministers of Canada, 1 Governor-General of Canada, and a minimum of 8 foreign leaders, 28 foreign ambassadors, and above 100 members of national legislatures. Apart from these, the university has also produced 11 Grammy Award Winners, 9 Academy Award winners, 4 Pulitzer Prize winners, at least 16 Emmy Award winners, and 121 Olympians with over 35 Olympic medals.

Student Diversity & Companies Visiting

McGill University has students coming for admission from across 150 countries. This makes the campus of the university very diverse with respect to students and their backgrounds. McGill University has always taken special interest in assessing international students so that they can get through the selection process and make the process of learning an even richer experience for all the students of the university. It promotes intercultural learning and encourages its students to know about each other traditions and values. With a myriad of talented minds brewing in the university, it is bound to be a regular host to almost all the leading organisations and companies of the world.

McGill University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 21,006 - 56,544 (2021-22)

Masters - CAD 20,580 (2020-21)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring

Average GPA Requirement

3.69

Average Exam Score Requirement

IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 86; GRE - 320; GMAT - 670

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts, English language proficiency test scores.

Admissions Deadlines

Bachelors - January 15 - March 15

Masters - Rolling basis

Percentage of International Students

32%

Size of Campus (in acres)

Downtown campus - 80 acres, MacDonald campus - 1,600 acres, Gault Nature Reserve - 2,470 acres

Alumni Worldwide

275k+

Female to Male Ratio

59 : 41

McGill University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

NA

78

90

151-200

QS

27

31

35

33

152

Times Higher Education (THE)

44

40

42

44

161

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

51

49

49

81

McGill University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS Global MBA

59

71

60

66

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

51-100

51-100

51-100

Times Higher Education (THE) - PG Business and Economics

82

96

84

48

Financial Times Global MBA

59

71

60

66

Computer Science

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

56

66

79

95

Engineering

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

47

45

76

Times Higher Education (THE) - PG Engineering and Technology

62

47

55

71

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

NA

16

20

14

13

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Programs

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  • M.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      USD 11,900

  • MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      20 Month

      Tuition Fee

      USD 32,200

  • M.S in Civil Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      USD 11,900

  • M.S in Mechanical Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      USD 11,900

McGill University, Montreal, Canada Scholarship

McGill Entrance Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Students

McGill University offers merit-based entrance scholarships to international students who apply for full-time undergraduate program.The two types of scholarships defined under this category are:

1. One-year Scholarship

  • Students with excellent academic scores are directly eligible for this scholarship. It is based on academic excellence and students need not fill a separate application to apply for the scholarship.

Value: $3,000 (non-renewable)

Eligibility Requirement

  • The student must have scored approximately 96.0% or equivalent ver last two years of full-time study.

2. Major scholarship

  • Unlike one-year scholarships, the students need to apply for this scholarship. The students are shortlisted based on excellent academic record and outstanding leadership in high school.

Value: $3,000, $5,000, $10,000 or $12,000 (renewable)

PBEEE - Quebec Merit Scholarship for Graduate Students

  • This scholarship is defined for international students who take admission in graduate and postdoctoral studies at McGill university. The student must not have applied for permanent residency. 

Value 

Doctoral: $25000 upto 3 years  
Postdoctoral: $35000 1 year

Deadline 

  • Pre-Selection documents and eligibility form should be submitted to academic unit by 27th June.
     

Sham Chelaram Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one or more students from India or Hong Kong who have taken admission at McGill University. The scholarship is applicable to undergraduate students who have displayed high academic standing.

Value: Variable
 

Lindsay Cook Scholarships

The scholarships are offered to outstanding students who are admitted to any undergraduate course at McGill University. Candidates who display good academic standing with leadership qualities, based on their participation in extracurricular and community activities.

Value: $3,000 to each candidate. It is renewable as well.

Campus Location

McGill University

845 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 0G4

http://www.mcgill.ca/internationalstudents/ | 001- 514-398-4349 | international.students@mcgill.ca

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