Students

Highlights

  • 40,493 students (Fall 2016)
  • 9,022 degrees granted in 2015-16
  • 142 Rhodes Scholars – more than any other Canadian university

 

Student enrolment (Fall 2016)

Undergraduate 27,475
Graduate 9,473
Postdoctoral Scholars 659
Residents and fellows 1,295
Other (non-credit) 1,591
Total Enrolment
Fall 2016
40,493

 

By mother tongue

English 46.1%
French 20.3%
Other 33.6%

 

By place of origin

Quebec 51.7%
Rest of Canada 21.2%
International 27.0%

 

By faculty

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 2,156
Arts 9,005
Interfaculty BA and BSc 596
Dentistry 263
Education 2,676
Engineering 4,702
Law 887
Desautels Faculty of Management 3,062
Medicine 5,229
Schulich School of Music 892
Science 5,594
Continuing Studies 5,017

 

Average entering R score of undergraduates – 2015
Source: CRÉPUQ

McGill 30.2
Quebec (average excluding McGill) 26.9

 

Proportion of international students (as a percentage of degree-seeking students)
Source: U15 Data Exchange

McGill 26.4%
Canadian research universities (average excluding McGill) 14.4%

 

Proportion of PhD students (as a percentage of degree-seeking students)
Source: U15 Data Exchange

McGill 10.8%
Canadian research universities (average excluding McGill) 6.5%

 

Undergraduate tuition fees 2016-17

Quebec students $2,328.00
Rest of Canada $7,227.60
International students $15,942.90–$40,802.70
(depending on program)

For more detailed enrolment data, please visit the McGill Enrolment Services website.