If you are new to McGill, you must create an account using the McGill web-based application system (the "Web-App" system) to build and submit your application to the University. A step-by-step guide is found in the 'Consult' section at the link provided below. If you require assistance, use the Help function found at the top right of each page or contact Enrolment Services at 514-398-7878
The Faculty of Medicine of McGill University conducts a thorough, multi-criteria evaluation of applications to its programs. We attend to each candidate's academic and non-academic achievements. Screening and selection processes are continually scrutinized, in an effort to ensure transparency and fairness to all candidates.
Please use the subcategories on the left to have detailed information on the supporting documents required for admission.
Document Code = SPOR
N.B. ► The following only applies to CEGEP students who are applying to the Med-P program and who have an irregular cégep academic record because of their involvment in sports & academics (Sport-Études)
Applicant categories are organized first by the applicant's citizenship or residency status (in-province, out-of-province, international, etc.) and then by level of academic attainment (CEGEP student, university sudent, international medical graduate).
Certain categories have special conditions of admission. Use the menu on the left to determine your applicant category. You must establish your category before submitting an application.
Document code = REFn
Applicants to the MDCM & PhD program
Applicants to the combined MDCM & PhD program are required have TWO (2) letters of reference submitted from individuals who have acted as mentors/supervisors for the applicant’s research activities. The reference letters should address the applicant's:
Category code : MD-ROQ-C
A candidate is eligible to apply in this category if he or she (a) is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, (b) can establish Quebec residency by the appropriate deadline, (c) will have obtained, by July 31 of the entering year of medicine, a diploma of collegial studies (DEC) from Québec in an approved program and (d) adheres to all other program requirements.
Document Codes = CVPN and VERL
Applicants are required to submit a Curriculum vitae and Personal Narrative (CVPN) and a List of Verifiers (VERL) who can attest to the veracity of the entries in the CV.
Instructions for the CVPN and VERL can be downloaded here:
Academic records from every post-secondary institution (including exchange or study-abroad sessions) are required as part of the supporting documents of your application. Unofficial copies can be uploaded via your Minerva account (see below). Official copies need only be sent if requested. The list of institutions that appear on your checklist are populated by the name of institutions in your application (step 1). Be sure to include all institutions attended.