How to apply for admission abroad in McGill University

mcgillNo education in Canada compares to the one in Mcgill. So if you are thinking of applying for admission abroad in Canada, why not consider McGill. The University is a renowned institution with an enviable high standard of education. If you get a degree from Mcgil you will be highly sought after by top employers of the world. Thus, we will put you through the application process of getting into Mcgil.

Admission Requirements

In order to be eligible for admission to McGill, you need to hold a high school diploma or graduating certificate and must have taken a rigrous academic program which will qualify you for university entrance.

  • You results from grade 10, 11, and 12 will be considered and should be submitted along with other required documents to the university. However, note that special attention will be paid to results from courses that are most relevant to the indicated program of study.
  • You need to have have taken either of the following (unless applying only to Music):
    • the ACT or
    • the SAT I plus at least two SAT IIs (see individual faculty requirements for SAT II subjects).

Conditional admission decisions can be made on the basis of unofficial transcripts. Although not required, should a school counsellor or principal wish to furnish important additional insight on a particular applicant, this must be submitted in a sealed envelope, signed across the flap by the author.

If you complete the IB Diploma or certificates concurrently with a regular high school program in the U.S., you will normally be considered for admission based on your high school record and subsequently be awarded advanced standing credit based on final IB results.

High school students are not eligible for direct admission to Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or Social Work.


Completed pplication


January 15

Submission of supporting documents*:
Major Scholarship applicants January 22
All other applicants March 15
Architecture applicants: Portfolio submission March 9
Application to Music and submission of supporting documents January 15
Application to Religious Studies (B.Th.) and submission of supporting documents May 1



MINIMUM Score Range
Critical Reading 620 – 650
Writing 620 – 650

(Engineering and Architecture programs)

600 – 650
Mathematics (other programs) 560 – 650


Subject MINIMUM Score Range
Literature 610 – 650
Am. History 600 – 650
World History 590 – 650
Math I 570 – 650
Math II/IIC 540 – 650
Ecological Biology 590 – 650
Molecular Biology 590 – 650
Chemistry 580 – 650
Physics 580 – 650
Chinese/Chinese L 570 – 650
French/French L 590 – 650
German/German L 570 – 650
Hebrew 500 – 650
Italian 570 – 650
Japanese/Japanese L 570 – 650
Korean L 570 – 650
Latin 580 – 650
Spanish/Spanish L 570 – 650


MINIMUM Score Range
Composite Score 26 – 29
English 24 – 25
Math 24 – 25
Reading 24 – 25
Science Reasoning 24 – 25

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