PhD Tuition & Fees

Approximate tuition & fee information is provided below for your convenience. Find the most current fees by consulting the McGill Fee Calculator - Graduate Tuition & Fees. Be sure to pro-rate your fees for 24 credits. Note: The University reserves the right to make changes without notice in the published scale of fees.          

Admissions application fee

See Student Accounts Fees, Fines & Charges page for current Graduate Studies application fee.

2020/2021 Approximate Annual Tuition & Fee Scale for Full-time SIS PhD Students

(as of July 2020)

  Tuition Student Service
Health Coverage* Total
Canadian - Quebec Resident & Out of Province  $2,624 $1451  $575  $4649
International $16,122  $1451  $1328  $18901

*Dental and Health Insurance - students may opt out under certain conditions. For more information email: info.pgss [at]

Residency status

All Canadian students must prove their status as Quebec student or non-Quebec Canadian student, otherwise they will be charged at the international rate. Students who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada, and who wish to qualify for the Quebec tuition fees, must also provide proof of Quebec residency.

Please see McGill Enrolment Service's Legal documents pages for complete information on required documents, including deadlines for submission.

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