McGill University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
28

Montreal, Canada

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    75.5
  • Teaching
    72.8
  • International outlook
    81.4
  • Industry income
    35.1
  • Research
    78.4
  • Citations
    77.1

McGill's notable firsts include the internet search engine, today's version of which reveals that the university was born in 1821 after wealthy fur trader James McGill left 10,000 and 46 acres for its foundation. Today it has about 35,000 students taught out of 11 faculties and 10 schools on two campuses.