McGill University has a reputation that truly defines brilliance, superiority and eminence. A history of over 190 years, this educational institution was established in 1821 by James McGill.


Situated in the UNESCO certified ‘City of Design’ Montreal, the University is ranked among the Top 25 Universities in the World and the 2nd top University in Canada (QS World University Rankings 2013).

The history of McGill University is backed up by a brilliant teaching facility, an erudite group of alumni, a great infrastructure and state-of-the-art recreational facilities. Known as Canada’s best international university, the count of students taking courses here is more than 37,500 with over 300 programs of study. The campus includes 300 buildings accommodating our prestigious students, with a proper infrastructure supporting and promoting the well-being and a healthy lifestyle of our students.

McGill University believes that recreational activities are a must to mold a person into a better human being; which is why the institution is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that aid such activities. Our rich athletic heritage is renowned globally as the alumni include several Olympians.


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Located at downtown Montreal, the McGill University campus consists of more than 300 buildings. Describing its campus as scenic and beautiful will probably be an understatement; ‘Travel + Leisure’ magazine rated the campus amongst the 17 most beautiful university campuses in the world. Influenced by Gothic architecture and a touch of Romanesque interiors, the buildings portray a sophisticated yet modernistic feel and exert a serene environment to reside in.


  • Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Schulich School of Music
  • Faculty of Religious Studies
  • Faculty of Science


McGill’s reputation exceeds beyond its institution, its teaching faculty, and a large campus. The alumni has been contributing its knowledge for the betterment of the world; showcasing their skills globally and displaying the teachings they instilled on the students. Its prestigious alumni include two Canadian Prime Ministers, three astronauts, nine Nobel Laureates, twelve justices of Canadian Supreme Court, nine Academy Award winners, three Pulitzer Prize winners, twenty eight foreign ambassadors, twenty eight Olympic medalists and four foreign leaders.


845 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, QC H3A 0G4, Canada