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Around McGill in 80 seconds

Discover why McGill is one of the best universities in the world.

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McGill students have the highest average entering grades in Canada, and McGill consistently ranks among the world's finest universities.

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Live and study in Montreal

Of Montreal’s 3.6 million residents, 220,000 are students at universities or other professional post-secondary programs—making Montreal one of the world’s most student-friendly cities.

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250,000 living alumni

McGill's alumni include Nobel Prize-winners, Supreme Court judges, distinguished executives and athletes, and three celebrated astronauts—or four, if you count William Shatner.

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McGill admissions

Bryce Durafourt, Celina Wu (Neuroscience) and Jean-François Poulin (Public Accountancy) are among some 39,500 students at McGill. Want to join them?

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Virtual tour

Navigating 300 buildings across two campuses may seem a daunting task, but our Virtual Tour can help you find your way.

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190 years of history, and counting...

In 1942, Macdonald College students climbed aboard the Harvest Train to Saskatchewan, travelling some 3,000km to help save a record wheat crop threatened by a wartime shortage of harvest workers.

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All about McGill

With some 300 buildings, 39,500 students and 250,000 living alumni, and a reputation for excellence that reaches around the globe, McGill has carved out a spot among the world's greatest universities.

We invite you to explore some of the momentous achievements of McGill and McGillians.  While we're proud of what we've accomplished, our story is still being written, and new chapters are added all the time. If you're considering an academic career at McGill, we hope that one day you will count your own pages among them.