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The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University

Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: January 17, 2019.

School Data

Annual Tuition: $39,750 CAD

Annual Tuition Non-Resident): $44,500 CAD

Acceptance Rate: 26%

Full-Time Enrollment: 129

Average GPA: 3.3

Median GRE: 660

: 322

GPA Range (mid-80%): 2.5-4.0

International: 76%

Female: 35%

Male: 65%

Average Age: 28

Application Deadlines: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis: Round 1: November 1st, 2018 Round 2: January 15th, 2019 Round 3: March 15th, 2019 - Final deadline for international students Round 4: May 1st, 2019 - Final deadline Canadian and Permanent Residents Round 4: May 1st, 2018 - Final deadline for Canadian citizens and permanent residents

Contact Information

Bronfman Building,
1001 Sherbrooke Street West,
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G5 Canada
Admissions Office:
(514) 398-4000 x00962
School Social Media:

With students from 150 countries, alumni living on every continent and a reputation for excellence that reaches around the globe, McGill University has carved out a spot among the world’s greatest universities. Our diverse group of accomplished students have journeyed from all over the world to study here in Montreal, a culturally vibrant city, ranked in the top 5 best international student cities.

Aligned with the long-standing tradition of high achievement at McGill University, the Desautels Faculty of Management is currently ranked:

#1 in Canada overall by the Financial Times (2018)
Top 10 in the world for its action on sustainability by Corporate Knights

Quality vs. Quantity: A worldwide reputation with a human-sized cohort

What truly sets the McGill MBA apart from its top competitors is how international the student experience really is—whether it is in the city of Montreal, the campus of McGill or the classroom in Desautels, students and professors at McGill come from 150 different countries. We have become one of the most international MBA student and professor body in the world and it shapes the experience of our students. Our students learn from each other’s different perspectives and benefit from those global connections after graduation.

Diversity is a strength at Desautels and students are hand-picked with a strong consideration for their professional backgrounds, accomplishments, career goals, as well as personal experiences. Most of our students have lived, studied, worked in more than one city and/or country. Combined with a personalized environment, this small and diverse cohort (70-80 students) fosters unparalleled opportunities to network closely with peers, professors, career coaches, and members of the business community who regularly bring their expertise and share their experiences in the classroom. Want to know more? Check out our MBA blog, where our students regularly share their experiences.

Academic excellence, combined with experiential learning

Building a career calls for both theoretical training and hands-on practice, while developing a strong professional network. The Desautels Faculty of Management offers MBA students a fully integrated program with experiential learning that addresses the constantly evolving needs...

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