The majority of graduate programs are NOT impacted by recent government announcements about tuition increases.
PhD students from the rest of Canada will continue to pay Quebec fees.
International PhD fees will see the same 3% increase as Quebec fees.
Choose from over 400 programs, across three campuses and 50+ research centres and institutes. Can't decide between two programs? Apply to both! The application lets you enter up to two program choices, and you will be considered separately for each one.
Before applying, there are important deadlines you should know throughout the application process. Application deadlines vary depending on your citizenship status (domestic or international) and the program(s) you're applying to.
It is in the interest of all applicants to complete their files as quickly as possible. Most programs have rolling admissions and may reach capacity prior to the deadline for submission of supporting documents. Not all departments offer Summer or Winter admissions. Please consult the program pages for more information.
Minimum admissions requirements:
- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent as recognized by McGill)
- Proficiency in English (proof of proficiency may be required)
- University transcripts
- Letters of reference/recommendation
- Program-specific requirements
We encourage your to review the program website or contact your department for program-specific requirements as each graduate program differs.
McGill charges a non-refundable fee of $129.03 (Winter 2024) or $132.90 (Summer and Fall 2024) for graduate applications. This fee allows you to apply for admission to a second program at no extra cost. Please refer to the Application support FAQ for more information.
To understand the full cost of attending McGill as a graduate student, consult our Graduate tuition and fee calculator.
Before you apply you should contact the department offering your program in order to establish a relationship. The Graduate Program Coordinator/Administrator will be your main contact within the unit and will provide you with pertinent information, including about supervisors.
Master's Thesis and PhD applicants should search and view faculty member profiles for the department they're applying to in order to identify potential supervisors with similar research interests.
Consult our page to learn more or contact the academic unit to which you are applying to see if additional resources are available.