#1 Research University in Canada

In 2017, Maclean's ranked McGill University the #1 research university in Canada for the 12th consecutive year.

Quick facts & rankings

2,300 BCom students

196 MBA students

64 PhD students

12 academic programs


Recent rankings & accolades

MBA Program


Bloomberg Businessweek’s MBA Ranking 2016

Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Ranking 2017

  • The Desautels MBA is 9th in the world in terms addressing sustainable development and corporate social responsibility through teaching, research and practice.

QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017

  • The Desautels Faculty of Management is ranked among the 45 world elite business schools and is one of only four business schools in Canada featured as a member of the Global Elite.  

Desautels Faculty of Management

UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking 2017

Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2015

  • Desautels holds the Research Excellence Award in the Primarily Doctoral/Medical University category for the highest contribution of research papers from PhD students and faculty.

McGill University

QS World University Rankings 2018

  • 32nd in the world and a top university in Canada
  • 1st in Canada for Citations per Faculty

Maclean’s University Rankings 2017

  • McGill University is the #1 research university in Canada for 12 years in a row

Corporate Knights 2017 Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada Ranking

  • 26th Corporate Leader for Diversified Customer Services

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17

  • 42nd university in the world

Times Higher Education 2017

  • McGill University ranks among 50 of the World’s most International Universities

Times Higher Education Graduate Employability Rankings