McGill University

University Rankings

McGill University is one of the world’s most prestigious universities, and is ranked among the top institutions globally. Students in the Desautels Faculty of Management’s McGill MBA Japan Program can be assured that they are joining one of the most well-known and respected educational organizations in the world.

McGill University is ranked #24 in the world in the prestigious QS World University Rankings. The Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking places the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University within the top 20 faculties worldwide.

McGill University counts 12 Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and faculty. In October 2014, for example, John O’Keefe, a graduate of McGill, shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with two others for brain research. You can read more here.

Desautels Faculty of Management: Quick facts and rankings

2,300 BCom students
175 MBA students
65 PhD students
12 academic programs
4 executive development programs
97 professors
11 research centres and institutes
Over 30,000 alumni

Recent placement in rankings and accolades

Global Financial Times (FT) MBA Ranking 2016

  • The Desautels MBA is 85th globally
  • #1 in Canada for
    • Aims Achieved (based on the extent which alumni fulfilled their goals/reasons for doing an MBA)
    • Career Progress (based on changes in the level of seniority and size of company in which alumni are working now compared to before their MBA)
    • International Course Experience
    • Percentage of International Students
    • Percentage of Female Students (tied)
    • Percentage of Female Faculty (tied)

Maclean’s University Rankings 2016

  • McGill University is the # 1 research university in Canada for 11 years in a row.

QS World University Rankings 2015

  • Desautels is the #1 in Canada for Business and Management Studies.

Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2015

  • Desautels holds the Research Excellence Award in the Primarily Doctoral/Medical University category for the highest contribution of research papers from PhD students and faculty.

Global Financial Times (FT) MBA Ranking 2015

  • The Desautels MBA is #1 in Canada for Career Progress Rank.
  • We are also #1 in Canada for International Course Experience Rank.

Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Ranking 2015

  • The Desautels MBA is 2nd in the world in terms addressing sustainable development and corporate social responsibility through teaching, research and practice.

UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking 2014

  • Desautels is 49th in the world for faculty research productivity in elite management journals.

The Economist Global EMBA Ranking 2013

  • The McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA is 29th in the world.
  • Our EMBA has the best quality of students in Canada (4th in the world).