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McGill University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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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2016
30
2017
32
2018
  • 83.9
    Overall Score
  • 96.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 61.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 96.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 69.4
    Faculty Student
  • 88.9
    International Faculty
  • 95.6
    International Students
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2017
  • 92.7
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 82.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 89.4
    H-index Citations
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2017
42
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 71.8
    Overall Score
  • 94.5
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 91.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 71.4
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,646
International
1,220

Number of students

28,837
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%

Number of international students

9,540
Postgraduate 32%
Undergraduate 68%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Undergraduate Offers

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56 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.