McGill University

McGill University is found in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is a public university of research, and has over 33,000 students. The university schools include computer science, architecture, dietetics, information studies, nursing, occupational & physical therapy, urban planning and social work.

McGill was founded in 1821, and received its charter on March 31 of that year. The oldest building on campus was constructed in 1843 – it’s the Arts Building. The first academic-based unit of the school was the Montreal Medical Institution, founded later, in 1823. This became the first medical school in Canada.

University Profile

Ranking #31 #1
University Name McGill University
Year Established 1821
Motto Grandescunt aucta labore
Motto in English By work, all things increase and grow
Colors Red and white


Address 845 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone +1 (514) 398 4455
Fax +1 (514) 398 3594
Website McGill University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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