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McGill University

  • Public University, Estd 1921
  • Montréal, Quebec
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • 32% of the current student population is international students.
  • Graduate employability rate of 84% in science, 95% in engineering, 92% in PhDs, 91% in medicine and 81% in arts in 2 years.
  • The highest percentage of PhD students out of all Canadian universities.
  • Rental costs in Montreal are lower than in any other major university city.
  • Employment scope during education and after graduation is high. This is because many international, financial, pharmaceutical and aeronautical companies are in Montreal.
  • 45% acceptance rate.
  • A community outreach program.
  • Provides volunteering opportunities and classes catered towards community-engaged learning.
  • Ranks #2 among all universities in Canada according to QS World Rankings

University at a Glance

  • International
    Students
    12052
  • Male/Female
    Ratio
    41:59
  • UG/PG Course
    Ratio
    1:1.127
  • Faculty/Student
    Ratio
    1:28
  • No. of
    Campuses
    2
  • Yearly Hostel &
    Meals Expense
    $14.6K - 24.6K

Overview

McGill University is a public research institution. Its establishment was in 1821 and it is in Quebec, Canada. Its dual campuses are 20 miles apart. The downtown campus is in Montreal and the Macdonald campus is in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. The preceding campuses offer university housing. It has 39,736 undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, resident and fellow students. This university is one of the most renowned higher education institutions. Its international students are from 150 countries and they make up 32.2% of the student body. McGill is the most diverse of any research-intensive university in Canada.

McGill University focuses on its community engagement. It works to build stronger bonds. It does so by acknowledging cultural diversity and acting on its commonalities. This helps to reach its mission of innovation and inspiration. It has activities designed to enrich entrepreneurship, nature, fitness, museums, recreation. It also arranges various events for its students. Conferences, symposiums and exhibitions occur year-round. The university also arranges tours, fairs, festivals, markets, film screenings and performances. Students can also participate in competitions, public lectures, webinars, workshops, courses, and camps.

The university has ten faculties and schools. They are:

  • Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Education
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Desautels Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Schulich School of Music

These offer around 300 programs of study through 746 international courses. Tuition costs vary depending on the program and field. But the cost remains higher for international students. McGill uses a semester system for its academic calendar.

McGill's medical school is the oldest in Canada. It also has affiliations with many teaching hospitals. With research at the forefront of this university, it has over 40 research centres. Ernest Rutherford's Nobel prize-winning research on radioactivity is one of McGill’s proudest accomplishments. Some of the other innovations to come out the door of McGill are the first artificial blood cell and web search engine. Plexiglass and charge-couple devices are quite popular achievements too. It has impressive alumni and faculty. McGill has the most Nobel Laureates and Rhodes Scholarships of any university in Canada, at 12 and 147.

McGill University’s community program has given $919,041 in free dental treatment. It has helped to get 40,000 patients treated. This institution also donated $5M+ since 2002 to Centraid. Enriching its community, McGill has also created 3,709 acres of public green space and helped build 5 world-class museums.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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and more for McGill University

Admission Requirements
Documents

SOP: Needed for few courses
LOR: Needed for few courses
Essays: Needed for few courses
CV: Needed for few courses
Additional documents: Required

Application feesCAD 126 - 126
Courses
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 3 Years - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $23.5K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 1.5 Years - 2 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $12.9K

Accommodation

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McGill University through our handy list of options below!

On campus accommodation :
(Available)
Description
  • The university is providing accommodations to all its students.
  • It has 13 undergraduate downtown residences (3 hotel-style residences, 6 dorm-style residences, and 4 apartment-style residences).
  • Graduate students can choose between single bedrooms in shared-facilities houses and single occupancy apartments.
  • There is a mandatory residential meal plan which applies to all students living in the undergraduate downtown residence.
  • Some of the more popular halls are - Carrefour Sherbrooke, Douglas Hall, MORE house, Solin Hall, etc.
  • The halls have facilities like single size/queen size beds, mattresses (though most beds are loft beds), desks, study chairs, dressers, bookshelf, night tables, and vertical blinds, etc. among others.

Link for on-campus housing:http://www.mcgill.ca/students/housing/

Regular Single Room: 6413

Link for living expenses:https://www.mcgill.ca/students/housing/fees-applying/graduate-downtown-fees

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All Courses

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Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BA)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 26.5K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (BCom)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 56.5K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 29.7K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023
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Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (BEng)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 49.2K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023 Winter: January 2023
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Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 49.2K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (BEng)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 49.1K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Major) (BSc)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 49.2K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSc)

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 23.5K
  • IntakeWinter: January 2023
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Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc)

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 9.3K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023
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Master of Laws - General Law (LLM)

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 9.3K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023 Winter: January 2023
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Master of Architecture (Professional) (MArch)

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 9.3K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023
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Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (Project) (MEng

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesCAD 9.3K
  • IntakeFall: September 2023 Winter: January 2023 Summer: May 2023
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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    845 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
  • Email:
    info.conted@mcgill.ca
  • Phone:
    514-398-3109

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