Step 1: Know your deadlines.

Before applying, or even deciding what you want to study, there are important deadlines you should know throughout the application process. These dates vary depending on your educational background and the location of your school and, in some cases, the program(s) you're applying to.

In the dropdown menu, select your educational background and mark your calendar to help you remember these dates.

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

Quebec CEGEPs, colleges and high schools

Application for admission

March 1

    Supporting documents (when required)

    For programs with separate deadlines, see below

April 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

March 7

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

Programs with separate deadlines

Music application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Social Work, all supporting documents

March 7

Dentistry (Dent-P)

Consult faculty website

Law

Consult faculty website

Medicine (Med-P)

Consult faculty website

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

Ontario high schools
For applicants from schools located in Canada. Applicants from schools located outside Canada must select High school outside Canada and the U.S. In the above drop-down menu for deadlines.

Application for admission

February 1

    Supporting documents (when required)

    For programs with separate deadlines, see below

May 4

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents (online via Minerva)

February 7

McGill Financial Aid application (online via Minerva)

30 days from acceptance date

Programs with separate deadlines

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

College affiliated applicants may be considered for admission to the fall term after this deadline only upon recommendation of the affiliated college. Please contact the college of your affiliation for more information. 

February 1

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

Deadlines

For applicants from schools located in Canada.  Applicants from schools located outside Canada must select High school outside Canada and the U.S. In the above drop-down menu for deadlines.

Application for admission

February 1

    Early self-reporting period (optional)

January 6 - February 7

    Regular self-reporting period (mandatory) March 1 - May 31

    Additional supporting documents (when required)

   For programs with separate deadlines, see below

May 4

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

February 7

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

Exceptions (programs with separate deadlines)

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

College affiliated applicants may be considered for admission to the fall term after this deadline only upon recommendation of the affiliated college. Please contact the college of your affiliation for more information.

February 1

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES*

*Consult exceptions below

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

EXCEPTIONS (programs with separate deadlines)

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

College affiliated applicants may be considered for admission to the fall term after this deadline only upon recommendation of the affiliated college. Please contact the college of your affiliation for more information.

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES- TRANSFER and SECOND DEGREE

Application from a university or college outside of Canada

Submission of supporting documents

Applicants to Education,Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are required to write a CASPer test. Please check test dates as soon as possible. The last available test may be before the McGill application deadline. Consult the Additional supporting documents section for more information.

For programs with separate deadlines, see below.

January 15


April 30 

 

 

 

Application from a university in Canada

Submission of supporting documents

Applicants to Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are required to write a CASPer test. Please check test dates as soon as possible. The last available test may be before the McGill application deadline. Consult the Additional supporting documents section for more information.

For programs with separate deadlines, see below.

May 1

June 1

 

 

 

McGill Financial Aid application (online via Minerva)

30 days from acceptance date

DEADLINES- SPECIAL STUDENT and VISITING

Application

May 1

Submission of supporting documents

For programs with separate deadlines, see below.

June 1

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio submission

March 7

Religious Studies (B.Th.) application & documents

College affiliated applicants may be considered for admission to the fall term after the May 1st deadline upon recommendation of the affiliated college. Please contact the college of your affiliation for more information.

May 1

 

Social Work (B.S.W.) applicants: submission of supporting documents

May 1

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission (International)

Supporting documents (International)

January 15

March 15

Application for admission (Ontario and Rest of Canada)

Submission of interim grades (Ontario)

Submission of supporting documents (Rest of Canada)

Submission of updated grades (Ontario)

February  1

April 10

May 4

May 15

Application for admission (Quebec)

Submission of documents (Quebec)

March 1

May 1

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents (International)

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents (Ontario and Rest of Canada)

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents (Quebec)

January 22

February 7

March 7

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

May 1

     Supporting documents

June 15

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Social Work documents

May 1

Religious Studies application & documents

May 1

Application to Dentistry, Law or Medicine

Consult faculty website

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Social Work, all supporting documents March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Social Work, all supporting documents March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Deadlines for 2021-22

Where a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the effective deadline will be the following business day.

DEADLINES

Application for admission

January 15

          Supporting documents

         For programs with separate deadlines, see below

March 15

Major Entrance Scholarship application & documents

January 21

McGill Financial Aid application

30 days from acceptance date

PROGRAMS WITH SEPARATE DEADLINES

Music application & documents

January 15

Architecture portfolio

March 7

Religious Studies application & documents

January 15

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