McGill University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
34

Montreal, Canada

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    75.7
  • Teaching
    74.4
  • International outlook
    75.9
  • Industry income
    40.3
  • Research
    80.4
  • Citations
    75.2

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.