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Before you apply to McGill

On this page: Find your program | Verify deadlines | Admission requirements | Tuition and fees | Contact your department | Identify supervisors | Funding opportunities

1.ĚýFind your program

Choose from over 400 programs, across three campuses and 50+ research centres and institutes. Can't decide between two programs? Apply to both! The application lets you enter up to two program choices, and you will be considered separately for each one.

2. Verify the submission deadlines and establish a working timeline for your application

Before applying, there are important deadlines you should know throughout the application process. Application deadlines vary depending on your citizenship status (domestic or international) and the program(s) you're applying to.

It is in the interest of all applicants to complete their files as quickly as possible. Most programs have rolling admissions and may reach capacity prior to the deadline for submission of supporting documents. Not all departments offer Summer or Winter admissions. Please consult the program pages for more information.

3. Familiarize yourself with our admission requirements

Minimum admissions requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent as recognized by McGill)
  • Proficiency in English (proof of proficiency may be required)

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Supporting documents:

  • University transcripts
  • Letters of reference/recommendation
  • Program-specific requirements

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We encourage your to review the program website or contact your department for program-specific requirements as each graduate program differs.

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4. Familiarize yourself with McGill's graduate tuition and fees

McGill charges a non-refundable fee of $129.03 (Winter 2024) or $132.90 (Summer and Fall 2024) for graduate applications. This fee allows you to apply for admission to a second program at no extra cost. Please refer to the Application support FAQ for more information.

To understand the full cost of attending McGill as a graduate student, .

5. Contact the department

Before you apply you should  in order to establish a relationship. The Graduate Program Coordinator/Administrator will be your main contact within the unit and will provide you with pertinent information, including about supervisors.

6. Identify potential supervisors

Master's Thesis and PhD applicants should search and view faculty member profiles for the department they're applying to in order to identify potential supervisors with similar research interests.

7. Review available funding opportunities

McGill University is committed to providing financial support for graduate education. Learn more about how graduate students are funded and what External funding may be available.

Consult our page to learn more or contact the academic unit to which you are applying to see if additional resources are available.

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