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McGill University

Location

Main campus, Montreal Canada

Ranking

# 30QS World University Rankings

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378Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

35,000 CADTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

AvailableScholarship

About McGill University

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. 

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For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

About McGill University

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!

For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

Available programs

McGill University offers over 400 Postgraduate programs, including master’s degrees, PhDs, MBAs and graduate certificate programs, across 10 faculties:

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Arts
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Managment
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Science


Browse all graduate courses here.

Admitting only the best and the brightest to McGill University!
Postgraduate admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a subject related to the field of study at a recognised university, a GPA of 3.2 (or any foreign equivalent) and proof of proficiency in English. For more information of minimum entry requirements, contact a graduate program coordinator.


Funding for international students

Tuition fees at McGill University are on a per credit basis or a flat rate basis depending on your status, ranging between CA$16,000-19,000 (approximately US$19,900-15,300). Calculate your tuition fee estimate here. However, special funding is available. In fact, as a graduate student at McGill University, you’re very likely to qualify for external funding. 

For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

University information

General

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79+
193+
65+
41+
1460+
33+
675+
321+
3+

Master

3+
6+
86+
30,240
76%
24%
10,716
67%
33%
3,841
65%
35%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

5,100 CAD
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International Students

35,000 CAD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

McGill University is one of the top public universities in Montreal, Canada. It is ranked #30 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #18
  • 2014
    #21
  • 2015
    #21
  • 2016
    #24
  • 2017
    #30
  • 2018
    #32
  • 2019
    #33
  • 2020
    #35
  • 2021
    #31
  • 2022
    #=27
  • 2023
    #31
  • 2024
    #30

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