McGill University is the oldest and most prestigious university in Canada. Founded in 1821 during the reign of King George IV, but named after James McGill, a successful businessman from Montreal, where the university is located. McGill University is on the list of the hundred best universities in the world, so studying at it is already a success, because you will receive education with future world leaders. Initially, the university area was more than modest, now this university owns 6 hospitals, 73 research institutes and funds of 17 libraries, and the main campus of the university, located in the center of Montreal, covers an area of about 32 hectares. The population of the city is 3.3 million people.
Montreal is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, which makes studying at McGill University even more attractive. About forty thousand students study at the university, about twenty percent of which are foreigners.
McGill University has an excellent reputation among educational institutions in North America. The academic ranking especially distinguishes engineering departments (in particular, mining), business management and the department of art, namely the school of plastic arts (dance, ballet and theater). For 11 years in a row, McGill University Medical Research Center has been recognized as the best among medical universities in Canada. The departments of psychology and dentistry have a good reputation.
McGill University is known for its active scientific activity: research works in the field of linguistics, ecology, geography, chemistry, agriculture and forestry have a high level of citation.
McGill University ranks first in Canada in terms of training for medical staff. As in many other world universities, one of the most important elements in the educational process of the university is its library, which contains more than 6 million printed and electronic scientific sources, in addition, the university has several dozen research centers.
As of the 2014-2015 school year, McGill was ranked 1st in Canada among all its major/research universities in the Maclean’s 24th annual rankings, maintaining this position for the tenth consecutive year.
Internationally, McGill ranked 24th in the world and 1st in Canada in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. In 2017 was 12th year in a row that QS has ranked McGill in the top 25 of the world’s universities. It was ranked 38th in the world by the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. According to the 2011 Emerging/Trendence Global Employability Ranking, McGill was ranked 19th in the world for popularity among major employers.
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