About McGill University:

McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was established in 1821 by royal charter, granted by King George IV. The University bears the name of James McGill, a Montreal merchant originally from Scotland whose bequest in 1813 formed the university's precursor, McGill College. McGill's main campus is located at Mount Royal in downtown Montreal, with the second campus situated in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, also on the Montreal Island, 30 kilometres (18 miles) west of the main campus. McGill offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with the highest average admission requirements of any Canadian university. Most students are enrolled in the five largest faculties, namely Arts, Science, Medicine, Engineering, and Management. and Dawson College.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 35 34 36 35 36 33 34 33 34 33 36 42 47

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 45 54 64 60 51 70 60 75 59 62 64 62
Engineering 100 92 133 114 111 111 117 125 139 135 154 166
Life Sciences 24 30 24 23 26 26 25 26 27 27 28 28
Medicine 39 43 34 31 36 36 36 36 37 39 45 45
Natural Sciences 73 90 82 90 78 79 88 84 80 102 95 104
Social Sciences 50 73 55 48 55 55 46 50 48 51 52 49

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 73 51 61 56 66 77 66 61 64
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 41
Chemical Engineering 135 157 164 161 192 201 190 170 206 232
Chemistry 176 175 150 146 151 151 167 183 185 193
Civil Engineering 116 90 121 96 87 93 119 94 105 105
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 44
Computer Science 65 84 85 98 95 93 126 151 149 183
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 155
Electrical Engineering 95 90 108 89 86 97 109 112 111 149
Environment / Ecology - 44 48 44 38 49 39 35 46 43
Geosciences 95 94 105 87 91 101 101 98 104 108
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 60
Materials Science 145 127 121 117 144 136 132 155 170 189
Mathematics 112 100 81 87 98 124 137 120 112 124
Mechanical Engineering 81 70 44 50 55 99 78 68 85 100
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 74
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 33
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 14
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 52 56 61 70 53 64 76 70
Physics 80 86 90 80 93 93 74 98 97 143
Plant & Animal Science - 141 148 125 141 167 159 153 156 177
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 33
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 36
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 68