French Baccalaureate

Minimum grades accepted for admission last year (September 2017) and prerequisites by program

  • Below are the lowest grades used for admission for September 2017.
  • Grades that are equal to or better than those listed below do not guarantee admission in 2018. 
  • Admission to McGill is competitive and subject to availability of space. As such, minimum grades for entry may fluctuate up or down in any given year.

Consult Admission Requirements & Deadlines and select your educational background for complete information on the admission review process and application deadlines.

Faculty or School

Minimum Grades (Sept. 2017)

Prerequisite Courses

Agricultural and Environmental Science (Macdonald Campus)

  • All B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) programs

  • Overall average 11/20;
  • 11 in each math and science

 

  • Series S

 

 

  • Bioresource Engineering (B.Eng.(Bioresource))

  • Food Science (B.Sc.(F.Sc.))

  • Concurrent B.Sc. (B.Sc.(F.Sc.)/B.Sc.(Nutr.Sc.))

Architecture (B.Sc. Arch.)*
 

  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 14.5 in each math and science

 

  • Series S

* Architecture applicants must submit a portfolio

Note: The decision to admit also takes into account the portfolio ranking. 

Arts (B.A.)

  • Overall average 14.5/20;

  • Series L, ES, or S

Arts and Science (B.A.&Sc.)

  • Overall average 15/20;
  • 14 in each math and science
  • Series S

Education (B.Ed.)

  • Kindergarten/Elementary Education*
  • Overall average 12/20

  • Series L, ES, or S

* B.Ed applicants to Kindergarten/Elementary, Secondary, and TESL must submit a Letter of Intent

** TESL applicants must also pass a language test.

Note: The decision to admit takes into account the evaluation of the Letter of Intent.  

 

  • Physical Education
  • Overall average 13/20

  • Secondary Education*
  • Overall average 12/20

  • TESL**
  • Overall average 12/20

Engineering (B.Eng.)

  • Bioengineering**
  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 16 in each math and science
  • Series S

 

** Bioengineering: New program in 2017. Admission minima may fluctuate significantly in the first few years of a program. 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 16 in each math and science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 16 in each math and science
  • Electrical, Computer & Software Engineering
  • Overall average 14/20;
  • 14 in each math and science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 16 in each math and science
  • Materials Engineering
  • Overall average 13.5/20;
  • 13.5 in each math and science
  • Mining Engineering
  • Overall average 13.5/20;
  • 13.5 in each math and science

Human Nutrition (B.Sc. Nutr.Sc)* (Macdonald Campus)

  • Nutrition
  • Overall average 11/20;
  • 11 in each math and science
  • Series S


Kinesiology (B.Sc. (Kinesiology))

  • Overall average 13/20;
  • 13 in each math and science
  • Series S

Management (B.Com.)

  • Series S: Overall average & math average:14.5/20
  • Series ES: Overall average & math average: 15.5/20

  • Series S or ES

Music (B.Mus)

The Schulich School of Music has its own admission office. Please consult Music Admissions for more information.

Nursing (B.Sc.(N.))

  • Overall average 12/20;
  • 12 in each math and science
  • Series S

Religious Studies (B.A; B.Th)

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
See Arts  
  • Bachelor of Theology (B.Th)
For information on admission requirements and applying, see Theology.  

Science (B.Sc.)

  • Biological, Biomedical and Life Sciences Group
  • Overall average 16/20;
  • 14 in each math and science
  • Series S

  • Physical, Earth, Math and Computer Sciences Group
  • Overall average 15/20;
  • 14 in each math and science
  • Bio-Physical-Computational Sciences Group
Minima not available (New Program Group)
Social Work (B.S.W)*
  • Overall average 14/20
  • Series L, ES,or S

* A resumé, a personal statement, and letters of recommendation must also be submitted in support of the application.


September 2016 academic entrance requirements for French Baccalaureate students 

Please see PDF icon Admission Standards for September 2016 - French Baccalaureate Students


September 2015 academic entrance requirements for French Baccalaureate students

Please see the PDF icon Admission Standards for September 2015 - French Baccalaureate Studentsdocument to view the required minima for admission in September 2015. 


The information was current at the time of posting but may be subject to change without notice.


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