2017 Factbook


40971 Students (Fall 2017): 27526 Undergraduate 9704 Graduate Enrolment by mother tongue: 45% English, 20% French, 34% Other Enrolment by place of origin: 50% Quebec, 20% rest of Canada, 29% International Average Entering R Score: 30.2

Faculty: 1665 Tenured Research Funding $547.5M: 54% Federal gov, 18% Provisional gov, 28% other

Ranked N.1 in Canada among medical-doctoral universities, N.1 or N.2 "research university of the year" for the past 15 years, N.32 in the world

Faculties and Schools

Agriculture & Environment  Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

    /School of Human Nutrition

    /School of Environment*

Arts   Faculty of Arts

    /School of Information Studies

    /School of Social Work

    /School of Religious Studies

    /School of Environment*

Dentistry      Faculty of Dentistry

Education   Faculty of Education

Engineering Faculty of Engineering

    /School of Architecture

    /School of Urban Planning

Law  Faculty of Law

    /School of Environment*

Management  Desautels Faculty of Management

Medicine   Faculty of Medicine

    /School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    /Ingram School of Nursing

    /School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Music     Schulich School of Music

Science   Faculty of Science

    /School of Computer Science

    /School of Environment*

*School of Environment falls under four Faculties

Other Academic Units

Continuing Studies  School of Continuing Studies

Graduate & PostDoctoral   Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office (GPSO)

For a detailed breakdown of McGill University’s financial position, operations and cash flow, please see our most recent Audited Financial Statements, for the year ended April 30, 2017.

Total sources of revenue (1.25B): 32.9% Quebec government, 16.5% Canadian government, 0.5% US government, 2.91% Others, 1.4% Contracts, 23.5% Tuition, 11.6% Sales of goods & services, 5.6% Gifts, 0.22% foreign exchange, 4.9% investment

31000 Kilos of produce, 3400 Kilos of beef, 180000 eggs from Macdonald Campus farm. 6 acres of Mac Campus farm land is growing food for McGill. 89% of coffee and 71% of chocolate purchased by Student Housing & Hospitality Service was fair trade certified. 52.5 Tonnes of e-waste recycled.

30000 donors, $126M generated from gifts by McGill donors, $11 M+ donated through McGill Fund, 5500+ donors for 10 consecutive years. McGill has 250000 alumni living in 180 countries.

McGill24 raised a record breaking 1.4 Million from 2500 donors. Homecoming celebration weekend was attended by 400 guests. Received a $25 M gift from the Bensadoun Family Foundation. Received $12 M gift from Peter Guo-Hau Fu. Received $16 M from Azrieli Foundation. Another $10 M donation from Max Bell Foundation that launched Max bell School of Public Policy


McGill is home to Canada's first faculty of medicine, established in 1829.

Canada's second largest hospital-based research facility is located at the McGill University Health Centre, with 550 researchers and clinicians, 1,200 graduate and postdoctoral students, and close to $170 million research funding.

Affiliated Teaching Hospitals:

Montreal Children's Hospital
Montreal General Hospital
Royal Victoria Hospital
Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute
Montreal Chest Institute
Lachine Hospital and Camille-Lefebvre Pavillon 

Please note that the Factbook is updated on a yearly basis in December.