McGill University in Montreal, Québec. Was established in 1821, McGill University is ranked as one of the best universities worldwide and is also ranked as a medical doctoral university. McGill University is one of the oldest universities with over 150 years of establishing, with a rich history. The university is one of the English-Language universities in Quebec.
McGill University has over 300 undergraduate programs of study and over 400 programs of study for both Masters, PhD and postdoctoral research. It has more than 80 departments. Some of the programs are Business and economics, education, engineering, environment, Health Sciences, Humanities and social sciences, languages, Math, computing and technology, music, politics and law, pure and applied sciences
McGill University has over 200,000 alumni around the globe. The international staff is 1310, the domestic staff is 2407.
McGill University is ranked 31st by the QS world university rankings 2021. It has over 39,000 students enrolled last year (fall 2020), and the total number of undergraduates is very impressive with over 27,000 students and 10,000 in graduate school. Which the percentage of international students is 30.5%. McGill University has a high percentage of international students for graduate students, as the university is one of the top research universities in the world.
In addition, both undergraduate and graduate students are from over 150 countries, with 38% of graduate students in Canada are non-Canadian citizens, with over 49% of doctoral students are non-Canadian citizens. McGill University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various areas of specialization, with over eleven faculties and schools.
• A bachelor’s degree
• High academic achievement
• Reference letter
• Proficiency in English
English Test for international applicants
• Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
• International English Language Test Score (IELTS)
• Pearson Tests of English (PTE)
• Test of English as a Foreign Language
With the numbers of enrolment at McGill University, it has a 48.0% Acceptance rate. With an acceptance rate of 25% for MBA admissions. McGill University MBA admission decision takes few weeks and the tuition fee is in the range of 47,000 CAD for international students. McGill University, applicants are expected to have taken GMAT exams and meet the requirement. For more details visit: Summer and winter admission in McGill University
McGill University offers series of admission in different courses of study, Application fee is $114 CAD. It is a non-refundable fee. Also, the application for summer 2021(Graduate studies) is around $125 CAD.
McGill University Scholarships Program.
McGill University scholarships, both international and domestic applicants are considered for one-year entrance scholarships to McGill University, this scholarship is based on academic requirements. There are also Major entrance scholarships which are valued at $3,000, $5,000, or $12,000, some are only available to Canadian citizens or residents of Canada. Major entrance scholarships are selected by committees and awarded on academic performance and outstanding students. Applicants are not assured of admission even if they meet up the minimum requirements.
International students can apply for financial aids (loan and bursary program), while students from Canada and U.S. are also or may seek government aids.
There is also Work-Study Program which gives access to students with financial needs to clerical, research, technical, library, or jobs on campus, the Work and Study program helps students to build and develop experience and skills related to their career.
McCall MacBain Scholarship
The McCall MacBain Scholarship is a full scholarship program for both undergraduate and graduate studies, in addition, the scholarship is for masters and second-entry undergraduate studies. The fall session for 2022 will open in June 2021.
Intended applicants are to visit the school site for more details.
MasterCard Foundation Scholarship
McGill University is in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation scholarship program at McGill University. It is a program that is set up to help young talented leaders from sub-Saharan Africa. The program has impact thousands of young people from a low background in Sub-Saharan Africa. The MasterCard foundation scholarship has a lot of incentive to offer students, skills, transport, housing, alumni network, Give-back to the community by ensuring and doing some volunteerism and community services.
McGill University offers a series of scholarship awards for students, international and domestic students. There is a possibility for graduate students to qualify for external funding.
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