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With an acceptance rate of 42% for Fall 2018 admissions, McGIll University accepted less than 50% of total received applications for undergraduate admission. Only 40% of total accepted applicants enrolled for studying in University.
Fall 2018 semester had a total enrollment of 40,036 students. From these, 27,601 students enrolled in undergraduate programs while graduate programs had enrollment of 10,144 students. International population sums upto 31.3% of total enrolled student population
|Application Portal||University Application|
|Application Fee||Undergraduate: $154.56 (Faculty of Medicine); $110.40 (Other Programs)|
|Payment Mode||Credit Card|
|Acceptance Rate for Fall 2018||42%|
Following are the deadlines for McGill University undergraduate admission. Application deadline for graduate programs varies with course.
|Program||Application Deadline||Supporting Documents Deadlines|
|Architecture||January 15||March 7 (Portfolio)|
|Music||January 15||January 15|
|Religious Studies||May 1||May1|
|Other Programs||January 15||March 15|
International students applying to McGill University are required to submit one of the following scores as english proficiency requirement. Requirements for some of the graduate programs are different from below mentioned scores.
|Test||Minimum Score Required (Undergraduate)||Minimum Score Required (Graduate)|
|TOEFL||80-100 (Varies with program)||86 (Paper based)|
567 (Internet based)
International students accepted for admission to McGill University are required to apply for a study permit. A Temporary Resident Visa is required for study permit application.
Essentials for visa application:
McGill University’s undergraduate programs have country specific requirements. Unofficial transcripts can be submitted but original documents will be required during enrollment. University encourages students to upload all necessary documents through University’s application portal instead of sending them through fax or mail.
Where to Apply: University Undergraduate Application
Application Fee: $154.56 (Faculty of Medicine) & $110.40 (Other Programs)
Academic Requirement: General requirements for admission in undergraduate programs are listed below:
Subject requirements for some of the undergraduate programs are as follows:
|Qualifying Exam||Architecture||Engineering||Management||Bachelor of Arts and Science||Science|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma||Maths, Chemistry and Physics at higher or standard level||Maths, Chemistry and Physics at higher or standard level||Maths at higher or standard level||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at higher or standard level||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at higher or standard level|
|Hong Kong Diploma of High School||Physics and Chemistry||Physics and Chemistry||Maths with Grade 4 or higher||At least one of Physics, Chemistry and Biology||Twp of Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Senior High School Diploma of China||Maths, Physics and Chemistry in Grade 2 or 3 level||Maths, Physics and Chemistry in Grade 2 or 3 level||Maths at Grade 3 level||Maths, 2 courses in Biology||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics|
|Secondary School Certificate of India||Maths, Chemistry and Physics in Class 11 and 12||Maths, Chemistry and Physics in Class 11 and 12||Maths in Class 11 and 12||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics in Class 11 and 12||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics in Class 11 and 12|
|Other High SChool Diploma||Maths, Chemistry and Physics||Maths, Chemistry and Physics||Maths at Senior High School level||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics||Maths, 2 of Biology, Chemistry and Physics|
Admissions in graduate programs require an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 or above GPA. Minimum GPA requirement is higher for some of the courses. Applications for two different programs can be submitted by paying $117.35 required application fee once.
Where to Apply: University Graduate Application
Application Fee: $117.35
Academic Requirements: Requirement for some of the graduate programs are listed below:
|Requirements||M.B.A.||M.Sc. in Computer Science||Masters in Electrical and Computer Science||Master of Information System||Masters in Mechanical Engineering||Masters in Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics|
|Academic||3.2 or above GPA||3.2 or above GPA||3.0 or above GPA overall or 3.2 GPA in the last two years of study||3.0 or above GPA overall or 3.2 GPA in the last two years of study||3.3 or above GPA||3.0 or above GPA overall or 3.2 GPA in the last two years of study|
|English Proficiency||TOEFL: 100 (iBT), 600 (pBT)|
|No Specific Requirement||No Specific Requirement||TOEFL: 100 (iBT), 600 (pBT)|
|TOEFL: 92 (iBT)|
|TOEFL: 94(iBT), 587 (pBT)|
|GRE/GMAT||GMAT||GRE||GRE||Not Required||Not Required||GRE (Recommended)|
|Experience||2 years||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required|
|References||Two recommendations letters||Not Required||Not Required||Contact Information of two references||Two recommendation letters||Not Required|
|Interview||Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required|
|Resume||Not Required||Required||Not Required||Required||Required||Not Required|
|Personal Statement||Not Required||Required||Not Required||Upto 800-1000 words||Upto 1 page||Not Required|
|Additional Documents||Not Required||Not Required||Area of Research, Applicant Profile Form||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required|
|Application Deadline (for International Students)||Round 1: November 1|
Round 2: January 15 Round 3: March 15
|Fall: March 1||Fall : December 15|
Winter: August 1
|Fall: January 15||Fall: January 15 Winter: August 1||Fall: January 15|
Winter: August 1
Applications are accepted after specified deadlines if space remains available for any program. Computer based TOEFL scores are not accepted by University. SAT scores cannot be submitted as a substitute for Huiko scores.
Students interested in getting financial aid from University should apply for the same within 30 days of receiving acceptance decision. McGill University’s graduate application portal remains offline from 5:00 am to 5:15 am for maintenance purpose.