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Updated on Mar 21, 2024

University Ranking

McGill University is a pioneer in the higher education and consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. The THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked McGill University 46 in the world. The university has moved from 44 in 2022 to 46 in 2023, an Declining trend. However, McGill University has moved from 31 in 2023 to 30 in 2024 in the world as per the QS World University Ranking. This showcases Improving trend.  
Similarly, the US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked McGill University 54 in the world.  

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McGill University Ranking 2024 FAQs

Q. Is McGill University a top-rated university?

A. McGill University is one of the best and top-rated Public universities in Canada. The university is known globally for its academic excellence across a wide range of subjects. McGill University is consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. According to QS World University Ranking, McGill University has been constantly ranked in 2023 at 31 and then in 2024 at 30 in the world. 

Q. What are the world rankings of McGill University?

A. McGill University is consistently ranked among the top rated universities in the world. As per the latest, THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked McGill University 46 in the world. Also, US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked McGill University 2023 in the world 

Q. How has McGill University fared in the THE (Times Higher Education)?

A. McGill University has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking. The THE (Times Higher Education) rankings of McGill University for 2023 is 46, and it has been Declining in last three years. The THE (Times Higher Education) for McGill University for 2023 is 46, for 2022 was 44 and in 2021 it was 40. 

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Q. What is the national rankings of McGill University?

A. McGill University is among the finest institutions of higher education in Canada. The university is consistently ranked among the best universities Canada. As per the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 McGill University is ranked 46, making it among the top universities in the country. Meanwhile, QS World University Ranking 2024, ranked the university at 30 

Q. How has McGill University fared in the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings?

A. McGill University has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings.  The US News & World Report Global Universities rankings of McGill University for 2023 is 54, and it has been Declining in last three years. The US News & World Report Rankings for McGill University for 2022 was 51, whereas for 2021 was 51. 

Rankings & Grading

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An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings [1]

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QS - World University Ranking [2]

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THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking [3]

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US News & World Report - Global Universities [4]

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  • ARWU (Shanghai Ranking)

    [1] The Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities takes into account universities that have Fields Medalists, Highly Cited Researchers, Nobel Laureates, papers published to determine top universities in the world. We are going to understand the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Methodology.... Read More
  • QS

    [2] At QS World University Ranking, six simple metrics are taken into account that effectively capture university performances and a list of top-performing universities in the world are derived for a particular year. Check here QS University Rankings methodology and know about the parameters used in the process.... Read More
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [3] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
  • US News & World Report

    [4] In this article, we will discuss US News' best global universities ranking methodology, so, you can understand the rankings better and compare schools on different parameters. The Best Global Universities rankings have ranked almost 1500 top educational institutions covering 86 countries. US News calculates the rankings based on 13 indicators.... Read More

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Course Ranking

McGill University offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The university is known for its academic excellence, it offers highly ranked and top-rated courses to its students. The QS Rankings 2023 ranked McGill University for MIM at 10 for Masters in Business Analytics Rankings. For MIM, it was ranked at 51-100 for the year 2023 under Accounting & Finance category, moving from 51-100 in 2022. Meanwhile, QS Engineering and Technology 2023 ranked McGill University at 41 for its MS.

McGill University Subject Ranking 2023 FAQs

Q. Is it worth studying MIM at McGill University for international student?

A. McGill University offers a variety of MIM programs to international students. McGill University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The Masters in Business Analytics Rankings 2023 ranked the university at 10 for Masters in Business Analytics Rankings 

Q. Is McGill University good for Accounting & Finance?

A. McGill University offers a variety of MIM programs to international students. McGill University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS Accounting & Finance 2023 ranked McGill University at 51-100 for MIM. This ranking stood at 51-100 in 2022. 

Q. Is McGill University good for Engineering and Technology?

A. McGill University offers a variety of MS programs to international students. McGill University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS Engineering and Technology 2023 ranked McGill University at 41. Below table showcases the three-year movement of MS rankings:

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

MS (Engineering and Technology) 

40 

53 

41 

Q. Is it worth studying QS - Law Rankings programs at McGill University?

A. McGill University offers a wide range of LLM courses. These courses are popular at both university and country level, attracting a large number of international students year over year. The QS 2023 ranked McGill University at  for QS - Law Rankings. 

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

LLM (QS - Law Rankings) 

25 

31 

29 

Ranking for Business & Management Studies Courses

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Ranked By201820192020202120222023

Bloomberg - Best Business School Canada [5]

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FT (Financial Times) - GMBA Ranking [6]

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FT (Financial Times) - Master in Finance [6]

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QS - Global MBA [7]

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QS - Masters in Business Analytics Rankings

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THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [8]

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  • Bloomberg

    [5] With an experience of more than 3 decades in providing business rankings, Bloomberg Business Week MBA rankings are considered as one of the most trusted ranking providers for business schools and MBA programs.... Read More
  • FT (Financial Times)

    [6] Financial Times is one of the most trusted names when it comes to looking for an MBA or business schools rankings. Candidates who consider compensation as a major factor while deciding a business school should go for Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. It also provides rankings for Masters in Management and Masters in Finance.... Read More
  • QS

    [7] The QS Global MBA Rankings use six benchmarks that are further divided into multiple indicators to capture university performances for a list of top-performing MBA universities.... Read More
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [8] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More

Ranking for Nursing Courses

An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By201820192020202120222023

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings

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QS - QS - Nursing Rankings

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    Ranking for Engineering Courses

    An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

    Ranked By20192020202120222023

    QS - Engineering and Technology [9]

    4547405341

    QS - Mechanical Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering Rankings

    3333344042

    THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering [10]

    5547627376

    THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science [10]

    6656565453
    • QS

      [9] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
    • THE (Times Higher Education)

      [10] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More

    Ranking for Medicine & Health Sciences Courses

    An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

    Ranked By20192020202120222023

    QS - Pharmacy and Pharmacology Rankings

    2426253334

    QS - QS - Medicine Rankings

    1921252222

    THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings

    2523242932

      Ranking for Law Courses

      An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

      Ranked By201820192020202120222023

      ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking

      51-75101-150151-200101-150101-150NA

      QS - QS - Law Rankings

      NA2228253129

      THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law Rankings

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        Ranking for Mass Communication & Media Courses

        An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

        Ranked By20192020202120222023

        QS - Communication and Media Studies Rankings

        46424651-10051-100

          Ranking for Humanities & Social Sciences Courses

          An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

          Ranked By201820192020202120222023

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings

          51-7551-7576-10076-10076-100NA

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Rankings

          3738375051-75NA

          QS - Politics and International Studies Rankings

          NA4943364240

          QS - QS - Sociology Rankings

          NA3740414751-100

          THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings

          NA3529354131

            Ranking for Arts ( Fine / Visual / Performing ) Courses

            An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

            Ranked By20192020202120222023

            QS - Performing Arts Rankings

            3434393134

            THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities Rankings

            5145363544

              Ranking for Science Courses

              An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

              Ranked By201820192020202120222023

              ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings

              51-7576-10051-7551-7551-75NA

              ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings

              101-150101-150101-150151-200151-200NA

              QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings

              NA404851-10051-10051-100

              QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings

              NA2931363936

              QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings

              NA51-10051-100474751-100

              THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings

              NA4143394949

                Ranking for Architecture & Planning Courses

                An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

                Ranked By20192020202120222023

                QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings

                45414551-10051-100

                  Ranking for Accounting & Commerce Courses

                  Ranked By20192020202120222023

                  QS - Accounting & Finance [11]

                  51-10051-10051-10051-10051-100
                  • QS

                    [11] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
                  Location
                  University CityMontreal, Quebec, Canada
                  Size of cityLarge
                  Population of City17,04,694

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                  845 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 0G4
                  Montreal ( Quebec)

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                  Email

                  international.students@mcgill.ca