Students are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad for a term or year. The international exposure and academic experience gained by taking part in student exchange are highly worthwhile. Through this program, students may study and earn academic credits at over 70 universities in countries around the world. Exchange opportunities are open to students in most specializations.
2012 Class Profile
Entering class: 624 students
- 32% come from Quebec
- 27% come from other Canadian provinces
- 41% come from international
- 43% have English as their mother tongue
- 27% have French as their mother tongue
- 30% have neither English nor French as their mother tongue
Total Students in BCom Program: 2,246 students
When can I register for classes?
You will receive an email at your McGill address informing you of the registration dates.
How do I add a sixth course?
Adding a sixth course requires a minimum GPA of 3.50. Please see an adviser in the BCom Office for approval.
The McGill BCom is one of the most flexible programs offered today, giving students the opportunity to match their career objectives. All options are highly flexible, allowing students to customize their program.
The Faculty of Management offers programs that are highly selective and fulfilment of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance. For information on how to apply, please consult the following web site - Applying. Please note that the BCom Office does not handle admissions.
The primary objective of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management Bachelor of Commerce Program is to prepare students for effective professional and managerial careers. This preparation includes developing in students a capacity for critical thinking, for integrating knowledge across different disciplines, and for utilizing theory in approaching practical business problems. Students also foster the skills to become comfortable with taking risks, work as part of a team, and develop the necessary skills required to lead others.
Congratulations on your acceptance to the McGill BCom program!
The Class and Alumni
Throughout your undergraduate years at McGill, you will be part of a highly motivated, closely-knit class from around the world. And as a McGill graduate, you will join an active global alumni network whose credentials are recognized worldwide.
BCom Alumni Admissions Resource Group
Whether you’re entering U1, U2, or your final U3 year, there are many things that you should take into consideration as a returning BCom student. In addition to course planning, many students are beginning to think about internships and career planning, study abroad and exchange programs, and getting involved in various clubs and activities on and off-campus.
Here are some common questions and useful links for our returning BCom students: