Students

Highlights

  • 40,971 students (Fall 2017)
  • 9,022 degrees granted in 2015-16
  • 142 Rhodes Scholars – more than any other Canadian university

 

Student enrolment (Fall 2017)

Undergraduate 27,526
Graduate 9,704
Postdoctoral Scholars 662
Residents and fellows 1,277
Other (non-credit) 1,802
Total Enrolment
Fall 2016
40,971

 

By mother tongue

English 45.2%
French 20.3%
Other 34.5%

 

By place of origin

Quebec 50.3%
Rest of Canada 20.3%
International 29.4%

 

By faculty

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 2,133
Arts 9,327
Interfaculty BA and BSc 533
Dentistry 267
Education 2,605
Engineering 4,741
Law 904
Desautels Faculty of Management 3,230
Medicine 5,229
Schulich School of Music 913
Science 5,755
Continuing Studies 4,794

 

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.