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 some 150 countries, our student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country. McGill was founded in 1821 thanks to a generous bequest by James McGill, and since then, we’ve grown from a small college to a bustling university with two campuses, 10 faculties, some 300 programs of study, and 40,000 students.
“The mission of McGill University – advancement of learning and the creation and dissemination of knowledge, by offering the best possible education, by carrying out research and scholarly activities judged to be excellent by the highest international standards, and by providing service to society.”
Located in Montreal, Qc, Canada. With some 300 buildings, 40,000 students, 250,000 living alumni, and a reputation for excellence that reaches around the globe, McGill has carved out a spot among the world.
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Facilities and Quick Links
- Wifi: Open and free on campus
- International Network for Students (Details)
- Food (Details)
- Campus Housing Budget (Details)
- Meal Plans [also, offered at $1300 per semester] (Details)
- Bank (Details)
- Library room opening hours (Details)
- Student Health Service (Details)
- Cost of Living in Montreal (Details)
- Tuition and Fees (Details)
- Off campus you have YULorama (Details)
- Application Deadlines (Details)
Prerequisites for Application
High-school diploma or own country’s equivalent diploma for 12 years of studies with C+ (French Baccalaureate accepted. Some programs only need 12/20 but others such as engineering require 16/20 ) and official transcripts.
2. English test
English is the teaching language at McGill. Students need to be able to fully understand the language and therefore must fulfill the following requirements: TOEFL with a PBT score of 567 or an IBT score of 90 (minimum of 20 points per section); or IELTS with a score of 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 points per section).
3. Good sport level
The coach mainly selects players playing at regional and national level, depending on the positions he deems are best for his team. McGill coaches are looking for players who show participation, leadership, and interest in the proposed activity.
Student Profile (Fall 2016)
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