McGill University

Canada

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. Founded in 1821, McGill is home to 10 faculties, 300 programs of study, and is recognized around the world for the excellence of its teaching and research programs and its long tradition of innovation.

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With 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's greatest universities.

In addition to a stellar faculty, McGill is known for attracting the brightest students from across Canada, the United States, and around the world. McGill students have the highest average entering grades in Canada, and our commitment to fostering the very best has helped our students win more national and international awards on average than their peers at any other Canadian university. The prestigious Rhodes Scholarship has gone to a nation-leading 138 McGill students.

The ability to balance academic excellence with the extracurricular is another hallmark of the McGill student. In addition to a rich athletic tradition that includes many Olympians and the birth of hockey and football, thousands of McGill students participate in hundreds of student clubs, associations and community groups that enrich Montreal and contribute to a vibrant campus life.

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Graduate Application (Master's)  Links for additional info
University Application Deadline (Fall 2018 semester) 
Deadline for Submitting Online Application  Jan. 15 2018 for most applicants, (but deadlines are by specific programs/departments) Click here
Deadline for Submitting Supporting Documents These deadlines are set by the program/departments Click here
University Application Guidelines 
Format Online, however initial contact with the department of interest is required before applying Click here
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Link to online application  http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/
University application fee 110 CAD Click here
Method for payment of application fee Visa, MasterCard, Amex
Address  for sending original supporting documents  Upload unofficial copies using uApply. If admitted, original, official versions must be submitted by mail or in person Click here
Official Exams Required
IELTS Yes, 6.5 on Academic module (some programs require a higher score) Click here
TOEFL Yes, though differs depending on program
IBT (86 overall + no less than 20 on each component score), PBT (567 overall)
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GRE Yes, for some programs Click here
Academic Requirements Transcipts from cumulative or semester university grades. Unofficial copy of  complete record of study from each university-level institution attended to date  Click here
Recommendation Letter  Yes, 2 required (from instructors familiar with applicant's work); some programs may require 3 or more references Click here
Personal Statement/Essays Required Yes, for some programs Click here
Contact Person for AGFE Applicants Laurens Verkade for information and general  inquiries/assistance ([email protected])
Contact the departmtent for program-specific information
University Admission Rate Fall 2016: 21% of applicants were offered admission and enrolled Click here
Timeline for university admission decisions Most decisions for international applicants are posted in March/April
Other requirements Programs may require other supporting documents such as the CV, Research Proposal, Writing Sample, or Written Work. In addition there may be other requirements such as an Interview, audition or Portfolio, depending on the program. Click here

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Male to female ratio

57:43

Percentage of international students

25.5%

Percentage of undergraduate students

57.9%

Percentage of graduate students

23.5%

Student to faculty ratio

13:1

Number of student clubs

220

Employment rate

91%
 

Percentage of students living on campus

8.5%

Programs we support

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GRADUATE

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agricultural Economics (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Animal Science (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Bioresource Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Human Nutrition (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Food Safety (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Renewable Resources (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Parasitology (Thesis)
Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Biotechnology (Non-Thesis)

Faculty of Engineering
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) Post-professional (Non-Thesis) Urban Design and Housing
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) Post-professional (Non-Thesis) Cultural Mediations & Technology
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Chemical Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Chemical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Civil Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Civil Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Electrical Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Electrical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Aerospace Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Mechanical Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Mechanical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mechanical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Mining and Materials Engineering (Non-Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Mining and Materials Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mining and Materials Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Urban Planning (M.U.P.) Urban Planning (Non-Thesis)

Faculty of Medicine
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biochemistry (Thesis)
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Biomedical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biostatistics (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biostatistics (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Human Genetics (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology and Immunology (Thesis)

Faculty of Science  
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biology (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Chemistry (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science (Thesis)
Master of Art (M.A.) Mathematics and Statistics (Non-Thesis)
Master of Art (M.A.) Mathematics and Statistics (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics and Statistics (Non-Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics and Statistics (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics (Thesis)

Interfaculty Studies  
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Biological and Biomedical Engineering (Thesis)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Neuroscience (Thesis)

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