McGill University

country rank  3
world rank  69

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University Overview

Founded in 1821, McGill University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Montréal (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), McGill University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. McGill University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 198 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1821
Motto Grandescunt aucta labore
By work, all things increase and grow
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
H3A 0G4 Quebec
Canada
T +1 (514) 369 1342
F +1 (514) 369 1342
Other locations Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal H3A 0G4
+1 5143691342
5143691342

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to McGill University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)
  • Conférence des recteurs et des principaux des universités du Québec (CREPUQ)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Universities Research Association (URA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019