Introduction

McGill University is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming to McGill from over 150 countries, the student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country. McGill is a public university, founded in 1821. McGill is accredited around the world for the excellence of its teaching and research programs. McGill students have the highest average entering grades in Canada, and it’s commitment to fostering the very best has helped the students win more national and international awards on average than their peers at any other Canadian university.

Courses Available

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

The university offers 6600 undergraduate courses in the fields of Agriculture, Animal Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Architecture, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Geography, Human Genetics, Law, Management, Medicine, Pathology, Philosophy, Science, Social Work, Urban planning etc.

Rankings

McGill University is a world’s top research university located in Montreal Quebec Canada. It is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. As of the 2014-2015 school year, McGill was ranked 1st in Canada among all its major/research universities in the Maclean’s 24th annual rankings, maintaining this position for the tenth consecutive year. Internationally, McGill ranked 24th in the world and 1st in Canada in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. It was ranked 38th in the world by the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. According to the 2011 Emerging/Trendence Global Employability Ranking, McGill was ranked 19th in the world for popularity among major employers.

Campus Location

McGill’s main campus is located at Mount Royal in downtown Montreal, with the second campus situated in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, also on the Montreal Island, 30 kilometres (18 miles) west of the main campus. The university is one of two universities outside the United States who are members of the Association of American Universities and it is the only Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) within the World Economic Forum.

Website

www.mcgill.ca

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