ocated in Montreal, Quebec, McGill University was established by Royal Charter granted by King George IV, and will soon be celebrating its 200th anniversary.
McGill has a proud history of excellence and is well-known for having received 145 Rhodes Scholars and 12 Nobel Laureates. Other notable alumni include an incumbent prime minister, 2 former Canadian prime ministers, 8 foreign leaders, 28 foreign ambassadors, 9 Academy Award (Oscar) winners, 16 Emmy award winners, 28 Olympic medalists, 5 astronauts and many billionaires.
McGill’s admission requirements are particularly competitive, with less than 50% of undergraduate applicants being offered admission in any given year. Meeting the minimum grade requirement along does not guarantee admission, as grades fluctuate depending on the average of the applicants to a particular program, and other factors including a student’s supporting documents like English proficiency, recommendation letters, personal statements and so on.
McGill accepts students into 11 faculties:
The Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
The Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Dentistry
The Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Engineering
The Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Management
The Faculty of Medicine
The Faculty of Religious Studies
The Faculty of Science
The Schulich School of Music
More information, including admission requirements and deadlines, can be found here: