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McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario

CAN

iSC Global Rank:

90

School:

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About

Established in 1887 as the first public higher education institution in Ontario, Canada, McMaster University has been ranked among the best universities worldwide for 14 consecutive years. The university comprises four vibrant campuses, including downtown Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Burlington. The main campus is situated in the West Dale neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario. McMaster University is also one of the four Canadian Universities that are consistently ranked in the world’s top 100.

McMaster University provides top-rated education to more than 33,000 students from 120 countries across the globe. It welcomes applicants with an acceptance rate of 59%.  The University is also a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada and is home to 70 research-oriented institutes. It operates 12 faculties, organized into 30 academic departments and schools.

McMaster University has a proud tradition of rich academics and research excellence, evidenced by the achievements of its students who rank among the most successful in Canada. It is also home to some of the best labs in the country. The university offers student residences that can accommodate around 3500 students.  McMaster University is the only host site of the United Nations University (The Institute for Water, Environment and Health- UNU-INWEH), and the university is committed to engaging in issues that affect the entire world. 

Ranking & Accolades

90

iSC Global

Regional

4

iSC Regional

U.S. News

133

U.S. News

QS

140

QS

Times

80

Times

    1. McMaster University ranks “#133” in “Best Global Universities” by “U.S. News & World Report.”
    2. McMaster is ranked “#140” in “Top Universities” by “QS World University Rankings.”
    3. McMaster ranks “#80” in “World University Rankings 2022” by “Times Higher Education.”

Admission

Here's what McMaster University looks for in a student during the selection process. Learn about McMaster University's admission criteria, rate, and requirements below.

Acceptance Rate59 %

Undergraduate

Application Fee

156 CAD

Minimum GPA

-

SAT Range

1200

ACT Range

27

IELTS Range

6.5

TOEFL Range

86 (iBT)

PTE Range

60

Graduate

Application Fee

150 CAD

Minimum GPA

-

GRE Range

-

GMAT Range

-

IELTS Range

7

TOEFL Range

230 (cBT) , 570 (pBT) , 88 (iBT)

PTE Range

60

Courses

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Accelerated Stream

Bachelors

Degree

2 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Actuarial and Financial Mathematics

Masters

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Anthropology

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Anthropology

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Fees

Cost is an important aspect of choosing your dream college. Get detailed information about McMaster University’s tuition fees, living expenses and financial aid opportunities below. 

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee

36,986 CAD

Cost of Attendance

50,233 CAD

Scholarships

6,750 CAD

Accomodation

8,700 CAD

Graduate

Tuition Fee

16,580 CAD

Cost of Attendance

21,237 CAD

Scholarships

6,750 CAD

Accomodation

-

Highlights

Find miscellaneous information about students, campus and faculty of McMaster University below.

Total Students

33147

International Students

17%

Student Gender Distribution

Male

Male

45%

Female

Female

55%

Student Faculty Ratio

Students

28

:

Faculty

1

Graduation Rate

-

Avg. Earning after Graduation (annually)

72,333 CAD

Accomodation for Undergrad

Available (On-Campus)

Accomodation for Grad

Available (On-Campus)

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Approved

Additional Info

McMaster University was named after famous Canadian Senator William McMaster.

Application Process

Online

International Email

macid@mcmaster.ca

International Phone

+1 9055259140

Website

https://www.mcmaster.ca/

Location

Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

Will McMaster be in-person for 2022?

McMaster University is planning to resume in-person classes in the winter term with limited exceptions.

What program is McMaster famous for?

McMaster University is renowned for various programs, including Civil Engineering, Clinical Medicine, Transportation Engineering, Statistics, and Nursing.

Does McMaster look at extracurricular activities?

Extracurricular activities are pretty significant in shaping your experience and skills, but the availability of such opportunities varies widely, and thus, McMaster doesn’t consider it.

What are the scholarship opportunities for international students at McMaster?

McMaster University offers several international scholarships that can be categorized into Entrance Scholarships and In-course Awards.

What is the acceptance rate of McMaster University?

McMaster accepts students from all over the world with an acceptance rate of 59%.