22,523
Students
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

McGill University is a University institution located in Montréal, QC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 845 Sherbrooke Street West
James Administration Building, Room 205
Montreal, QC  H3A 2T5
Canada
Contact Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@mcgill.ca
Phone: 514-398-3910
Fax: 514-398-4193

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Caribbean Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Regional Studies Checkmark
Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anatomy Checkmark
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Aquatic Biology/limnology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Anatomy Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Neuroanatomy Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Finance Checkmark
Auditing Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
E-commerce Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
International Finance Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Taxation Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
French As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
Geography Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
East Asian Languages Checkmark
Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
Asian History Checkmark
Canadian History Checkmark
European History Checkmark
History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Analytical Chemistry Checkmark
Atmospheric Physics And Dynamics Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Inorganic Chemistry Checkmark
Organic Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Planetary Astronomy And Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious Education Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Theology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,242
Applied
11,380
Accepted
22,523
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

12,030
Females Applied
6,850
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,212
Males Applied
4,530
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3.3
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music program, portfolio for architecture program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th January 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 30 29 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

2,168
In-province
5,858
Out-of-province
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Fees

1,564
Full-time student fees
12,598
Room & board
7,398
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Student Body

22,523
Total undergrad students
37%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (41.15%)
Female (58.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 12%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Frosh Program, Activities Night (September and January) and Open Air Pub Lite

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
disability services

Student Organizations

Most popular organizations:
Muslim Students Association, Hillel McGill, Midnight Kitchen, MISN (McGill International Students Association) and Queer McGill

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,556
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,689
Part-time - 867
Male - 1,645
Female - 911