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Contacts

Website: http://www.mcgill.ca/medadmissions/
Phone: (+1) 514-398-3517
Fax: (+1) 514-398-4631
Admissions e-mail: admissions.med@mcgill.ca

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery (M.D.,C.M.)
    • 4 years in length
  • Joint Programs are available. Descriptions can be found here


Admission Statistics

  • Total number of applicants: approximately 2,534
  • Applicants interviewed: approximately 660
  • Class size in 2016: 173 (161 in-province, 12 out-of-province/international)
  • Approximately 10 spaces are offered for out-of-province applicants
  • International students are eligible to apply

For more information on the program, click here

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree in any discipline from a recognized college or university, 120 credits minimum.
    • Average credit load of 15 credits throughout each regular session.
  • Basic science course requirements at university level with laboratory or practical work
    • General Biology with labs (6 credits)
    • General/Physical Chemistry with labs (6 credits)
    • General Physics with labs (6 credits)
    • Organic Chemistry with labs (3 credits)
    • Advanced placement credits may be accepted at the discretion of the admissions office.
  • Recommended Courses
    • Biochemistry
    • Cell and/or Molecular Biology
    • Statistics
    • Genetics

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GPA

  • Recommended minimum: 3.5 (4.0 scale)
  • Average accepted cGPA generally 3.8

For more information, click here and here

MCAT

  • MCAT: Required

Applicants who do not hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency are required to submit MCAT results with their application.

Applicants who hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency but the degree used for the basis of admissions is not recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) are required to submit MCAT results with their application.

  • MCAT: Optional

Applicants who do hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency and the undergraduate degree used for the basis of admissions is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (see above) have the option to submit MCAT results with their application if they feel that these results will benefit their application

  • MCAT must have been written within 5 years of application deadline

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Supporting Documents

  • Transcripts
  • MCAT test results
  • Combined CV and Personal Narrative & List of Verifiers
  • Aggregated Academic History Workbook
  • Proof of Citizenship/Residency

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Evaluation criteria

  • Interview Invitation Process
    • 30% CV and Personal Narrative
    • 70% academic
  • Final Assessment
    • 20% performance in pre-requisites
    • 80% Multiple Mini Interviews

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Interview

  • Target date for interview invitations: February 3, 2017
  • Interview dates: March 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2017
  • Type of interview: Multiple Mini-Interviews

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Timeline 2016/2017

November 1, 2016: Application deadline
November 1, 2016: Supporting Documents deadline February 3, 2017: Target date for interview invitations March 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2017: Interview dates

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Tuition 2016/2017

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $4,888.80
    • Total first year fees: $7,058.92
  • Out-of-province
    • First year tuition: $15,177.96
    • Total first year fees: $17,348.08
  • International
    • First year tuition: $37,396.17
    • Total first year fees: $40,414.29

For more information, click here
For information on financial aid, click here

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