McGill University : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =27
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio7
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students10,827
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty3,876

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Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe.
Graduates are highly sought after by employers, with the following percentages of graduates in education or employment two years after graduation:

  • 81% of art graduates
  • 95% of engineering graduates
  • 91% of medicine graduates
  • 84% of science graduates
  • 92% of all PhD respondents  


Montreal also came first in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, a ranking of the most student-friendly cities around the world. Both safe and affordable, Montreal is infused with art and different cultures. Of its 3.5 million residents, 800,000 were born overseas and 220,000 are engaged in higher education. Rental costs here are significantly lower than in other major university cities, while many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students.
If, like 32% of McGill University’s graduate students, you are international, you are strongly urged to apply for any scholarships you may be eligible for, including any of these six international fellowships

Maclean's ranking  - top Canadian medical-doctoral university, #1 for 13 years in a row!

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For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

About

Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe.
Graduates are highly sought after by employers, with the following percentages of graduates in education or employment two years after graduation:

  • 81% of art graduates
  • 95% of engineering graduates
  • 91% of medicine graduates
  • 84% of science graduates
  • 92% of all PhD respondents  


Montreal also came first in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, a ranking of the most student-friendly cities around the world. Both safe and affordable, Montreal is infused with art and different cultures. Of its 3.5 million residents, 800,000 were born overseas and 220,000 are engaged in higher education. Rental costs here are significantly lower than in other major university cities, while many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students.
If, like 32% of McGill University’s graduate students, you are international, you are strongly urged to apply for any scholarships you may be eligible for, including any of these six international fellowships

Maclean's ranking  - top Canadian medical-doctoral university, #1 for 13 years in a row!

Follow Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University on Facebook and Twitter for the latest in video and news.

For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

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University highlights

McGill University is one of the top Public universities in Montreal, Canada. It is ranked #=27 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #18
  • 2014
    #21
  • 2015
    #21
  • 2016
    #24
  • 2017
    #30
  • 2018
    #32
  • 2019
    #33
  • 2020
    #35
  • 2021
    #31
  • 2022
    #=27

Ranking criteria

84
Overall
92.5
Academic Reputation
65.5
Citations per Faculty
94.4
Employer Reputation
73.3
Faculty Student Ratio
92.2
International Faculty Ratio
96.6
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
29,066

25%
75%

International students
10,827

31%
69%

Total faculty staff
3,876

1413
2463

Total students
29,066

25%
75%

International students
10,827

31%
69%

Total faculty staff
3,876

2463
1413

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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