Quebec Fines McGill $2 Million for High MBA Tuition

March 15, 2011

Quebec's education minister on Monday fined McGill University $2 million for exceeding government-set limits on the tuition that institutions in the province can charge for programs that are not deemed to be unique, the Montreal Gazette reported. Minister Line Beauchamp fined McGill for charging $29,000 a year for its M.B.A. program, about 10 times what other universities in Quebec charge for that degree. McGill officials declined comment to the newspaper, but they had argued that the university's program is comparable in quality to American business programs that charge significantly more.

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