McGill University McGill 

Canada - Quebec / Québec

top General Information


Street:845 Sherbrooke Street West



Post Code:H3A 2T5

Tel.:+1(514) 398-4455


Other Sites

For additional information see website. Also online courses.

Institution Funding



Founded 1821 as University of McGill College. A corporation created by Royal Charter granted by the United Kingdom Crown and exercised through the Governor-General as 'visitor'.

Academic Year

September to April (September-December; January-April)

Admission Requirements

Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) following successful completion of a 2-year pre-university course at a CEGEP (Collège d'Enseignement général et professionnel) in Quebec, or high school diploma with university entrance


English (Students may write term papers and exams in French)

Accrediting Agency

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Suzanne Fortier

Job title:Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Kathleen Massey

Job title:University Registrar and Executive Director, Enrolment Services

International Relations Officer : Rose Goldstein

Job title:Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations

top Divisions

Centre : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Education, English, Finance, French, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, International Business, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Operations Research, Public Relations, Social Work, Spanish, Taxation, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management

College : Montréal Diocesan Theological College

Fields of study:Ethics, History of Religion, New Testament, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Education, Religious Studies, Theology

College : Presbyterian College

Fields of study:Christian Religious Studies, History of Religion, Holy Writings, New Testament, Religion, Theology

College : United Theological College (UTC)

Fields of study:Bible, Christian Religious Studies, Ethics, History of Religion, New Testament, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

More details:(UTC)

Course/Programme : Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Anatomy, Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Development Studies, Dietetics, Earth Sciences, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethics, European Studies, Food Science, French, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, German, Greek (Classical), History, Immunology, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Medical Technology, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Music, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Otorhinolaryngology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Polish, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Surgery, Town Planning, Tropical Agriculture, Women's Studies, Zoology

Faculty : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Botany, Dietetics, Ecology, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Farm Management, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Soil Management, Soil Science, Tropical Agriculture, Water Management, Wildlife

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:African Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Catholic Theology, Cinema and Television, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Development Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, Educational Psychology, English, French, Gender Studies, German, Greek (Classical), History, Italian, Jewish Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religion, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Women's Studies

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Surgery

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Family Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, Human Resources, Indigenous Studies, Information Sciences, Jewish Studies, Leadership, Library Science, Music Education, Natives Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Primary Education, Psychology, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Architecture, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Mining Engineering, Nanotechnology, Power Engineering, Software Engineering, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Transport Engineering

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Air and Space Law, Civil Law, Comparative Law, Environmental Studies, Ethics, European Union Law, Human Rights, International Law, Law, Private Law

Faculty : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Health Administration, Industrial Management, Leadership, Management

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Rheumatology, Social Studies, Statistics, Surgery, Urology

Faculty : Religious Studies

Fields of study:Asian Religious Studies, Bible, Christian Religious Studies, Ethics, History of Religion, New Testament, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Experimental Psychology, Geography, Geophysics, Immunology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Physics, Psychology, Software Engineering, Statistics

School : Music

Fields of study:Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Singing

More details:Schulich

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées/Graduate Advanced Diploma

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree


Also Honours Bachelor's degree; Concurrent degree programmes in Science and Education; Joint Bachelor's degree programmes in Law and Business Administration/Social Work; Joint PhD McGill/Université de Montreal Programme in Social Work; MBA, Executive MBA; MBA in Japan.

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy

McGill Journal of Education

McGill Journal of Law and Health

McGill Journal of Medicine

McGill Law Journal

Main Press

McGill-Queen's University Press

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2010-2011

Full Time Total:1627

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:1538


Statistics Year:2010-2011


Foreign Total:7294

Part Time:6776

Updated on 04-09-2013