McGill University established in 1821, is one of Canada's best known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. The main mission of McGill University is the advancement of learning through teaching, scholarship and service to society by offering to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students the best education available. The University is partnered with four affiliated teaching hospitals which graduates health care professionals each year.
The university offers over 37,500 students with 11 faculties and 11 schools offering various undergraduate and graduate programs to the students of McGill. McGill University according to Maclean's University rankings 2011, has ranked first in Canada among medical-doctoral universities for the last 7 years and according to QS world university rankings 2011, has ranked 17th in the world and according to times higher education world university rankings 2011, has ranked 28th in the world.
Campuses of McGill University –
McGill is located in vibrant multicultural Montreal, in the francophone province of Quebec. It has two campuses:
- The Downtown Campus
- Macdonald Campus
Why Choose McGill University?
- It ranks among peer institutions.
- They have the finest students.
- It is known as Canada’s most international university.
- The university ranks among the finest research-intensive universities in the world.
Facilities at McGill University –
- Class Rooms
- Health and Fitness
- Food and Dining services
- Book Store
Faculties at McGill University –
- Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Management
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Religious Studies
- Faculty of Science
Schools at McGill University –
- School of Architecture
- School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
- School of Computer Science
- School of Continuing Studies
- School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
- School of Environment
- School of Information Studies
- School of Music
- School of Nursing
- School of Physical & Occupational Therapy
- School of Social Work
- School of Urban Planning
Affiliations at McGill University –
McGill University is affiliated with Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Association of Commonwealth Universities, University of the Arctic, United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
Scholarships at McGill University –
McGill’s Scholarships and student aid office offers a merit-based entrance scholarship program and a need-based entrance financial aid program for all newly accepted, first-year, first-degree undergraduate students. Every year students benefit significantly from these programs. Most recently, the Scholarships office awarded over $2.8 million in one-year and renewable entrance Scholarships to more than 900 students with US/International students receiving approximately 30% of these award dollars.
Student Support Services at McGill University –
McGill University offers its students various support services which includes academic services, counseling, health services, accommodation, disability services and mentoring etc.
Career Services at McGill University –
McGill University provides its students the career planning service that inspires the students in the exploration of their career options and to increase their employability through the development of lifelong career management skills. It provides a wide variety of high quality services and programs to help them with job search.