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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Tuition fee exemptions

Exemption from the out of province or international supplement tuition fees is possible for students in the following three categories, as authorized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur (MEES). Note that this information may be subject to change.

French Course Fee Exemptions

For information about tuition reduction eligibility for certain French course(s), please visit the following webpages:

Canadian students: Enrolled in certain French courses (Canadians)

International students: Enrolled in certain French courses (International)

Out-of-province Tuition Supplement Exemptions

Non-Quebec Canadian students in the following categories are exempted from out-of-province tuition supplements:

  • Students in a PhD program.
  • Students in a Post-Graduate Medical Education program: Medical Residents, Clinical Fellows, Clinical Research Fellows, Research Fellows.
  • Students registered full-time in the Masters in French (Maîtrise en français). The exemption begins at the moment the student registers in the program, without retroactive effect.

Complete guidelines and regulations may be found in the document Politique relative aux droits de scolarité exigés des étudiants canadiens non-résidents du Québec par les universités du Québec.

Special Students registered in courses required by Quebec Professional Orders

This fee exemption is applicable to International and Canadian (non-QC) Special Students taking courses to satisfy requirements to be part of a Quebec professional order.

To be exempt from the out-of-province or international tuition supplements, students must:

  1. Be attending McGill University as an international student or Canadian out of province student.
  2. Be enrolled as a non-degree Special Student in any term. For more details on Special Student admission requirements, refer to the following pages:
  3. Be referred by a professional order or body governing one of the regulated professions in Quebec. The order will provide a letter detailing the required training for certification to practice and become a member of the professional order.
  4. Submit this letter at the time of admission as part of your application.

There is no other action required from the student for this exemption to be reflected in the fee account. The university will apply the credit automatically based on the criteria noted above. Note that if you initially benefit from this exemption and your registration status changes later, resulting in ineligibility, you will be billed the international or Canadian fee supplement at that time.

For more details, or if you have questions, please use links above to contact your admissions office.

This information is subject to change.

International Students Eligible for Fee exemptions based on legal status in Canada

For information about eligibility for Fee exemptions based on legal status in Canada, please consult the International Fee Exemptions site.

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