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McGill University

  • Montr&,eal, QC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 22,523
    total students
  • $2,168 | $5,858
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 53%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 680
    sat math
  • 690
    sat reading
  • 690
    sat writing
  • 30
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Caribbean Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Regional Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish and Iberian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Anatomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Behavior and Ethology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Botany/Plant Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell Biology and Anatomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell Biology and Histology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroanatomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting and Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Auditing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • E-Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Insurance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Labor and Industrial Relations
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Behavior
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Taxation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Transportation/Mobility Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Software Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Metallurgical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Nutrition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • East Asian Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Language Interpretation and Translation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • Asian History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Canadian History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • European History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cognitive Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Analytical Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geophysics and Seismology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Inorganic Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organic Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Planetary Astronomy and Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Development Economics and International Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Keyboard Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music History, Literature, and Theory
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Pedagogy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Stringed Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied21,242
    • Accepted11,380
    • Acceptance Rate53%
    • Enrolled22,523
    • Female Applicants12,030
    • Females Accepted6,850
    • Female Acceptance Rate56%
    • Male Applicants9,212
    • Males Accepted4,530
    • Male Acceptance Rate49%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 3.3
    • Required for Some Interview
      audition for music program, portfolio for architecture program
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.52
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 15th January 30th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer January 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 690 640 740
    • SAT Math 680 650 720
    • SAT Writing 690 650 730
    • ACT Composite 30 29 32
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$2,168
    • Out-of-state tuition *$5,858
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,564.00
    • Room and board *$12,598.00
    • Room only *$7,398.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students22,523
    • Male Student Percentage41%
    • Female Student Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students37% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Cooperative housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 12%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Not Reported
    • Greek sororities Not Reported
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Muslim Students Association, Hillel McGill, Midnight Kitchen, MISN (McGill International Students Association), Queer McGill
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Fencing No Yes No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Yes No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Ice hockey Yes Yes No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Rugby No Yes No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Skiing No Yes No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Squash Yes Yes No
    • Swimming No Yes No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Yes No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes No
    • Wrestling No Yes No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Fencing No Yes No
    • Field hockey No Yes No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Ice hockey Yes Yes No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Rugby No Yes No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Skiing No Yes No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Squash Yes Yes No
    • Swimming No Yes No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Yes No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes No
    • Wrestling No Yes No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty2,556
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 19,989 students to 1,258 faculty

Location & Contact

845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H3A 2T5
CAN

Enrollment Services

Phone: 514-398-3910
Fax: 514-398-4193
Email: admissions@mcgill.ca



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