McGill is a public university, founded in 1821. It is one of Canada's best known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming from some 150 countries, its student body is the most internationally diverse of any research intensive university in the country. The university is recognized around the world for the excellence of its teaching and research programs. It supports the teaching excellence and creates engaging and innovative learning experiences for students. The mission of McGill University is the advancement of learning and the creation and dissemination of knowledge, by offering the best possible education, by carrying out research and scholarly activities judged to be excellent by the highest international standards, and by providing service to society.
The university’s 10 faculties and 12 professional schools offer more than 300 programs to over 40,000 graduate, undergraduate and continuing studies students. McGill is made up of eleven Faculties and eleven Schools, covering everything from law, to music, to religious studies. It offers a wide range of services to help you hone your academic skills. The university is home to an exceptional collection of students, faculty and staff, and counts itself among the finest research intensive universities in the world.
Located in the Canadian province of Quebec, Montreal is within easy travelling distance of New York, Boston, Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec City, and direct flights are available to more than 130 cities worldwide. Montreal is one of the world’s great meeting points for people, products and ideas, a place where opportunities for students and graduates abound.
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