McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Hamilton, Canada

  • 1887

    Established
  • 2823

    International Students
  • 18

    No. of Programs
  • 140

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking

McMaster University is a public research university of Canada, which was established in 1887. The university was established in Toronto and was later on relocated to Hamilton, Ontario province of Canada in 1930. Today, the campus covers an area of 121 hectares. It comprises four campuses namely downtown Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Niagara among which downtown Hamilton is the main campus. The university is ranked 140th in the world and sixth in Canada according to QS Global World Rankings 2021. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 ranked the university 80th globally and fourth in the country.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Every year, students from across 113 countries enrol for admission in various courses offered by McMaster University. It has more than 70 research centres and institutions and offers courses under six faculties namely The DeGroote School of Business, Faculty of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences. McMaster University aims at discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge. It supports innovation and creativity to master excellence in teaching and research. It believes in upbringing the personal growth and critical thinking of the students and continues to remain dedicated to offering excellent service to the students. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

Some of the notable and famous alumni of McMaster University have established successful careers as academicians, government officials, business leaders, Gates Cambridge Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, and Nobel laureates. The university has produced learned individuals who are experts in their respective fields. Needless to say, the graduates of McMaster University have covered many fields over the years and continue to excel in their ventures. The university has also accumulated several awards, rankings, as well as achievements since its inception.

Student Diversity & Vising Companies

As McMaster University continues to be one of the premier universities all over the world, students from all countries and regions dream about getting admission to its courses. McMaster University pays special attention to the diversity it has in each batch. It believes that a multi-cultural environment is the best for learning and it boosts the quality of education. In the Fall 2017 session, 24% of the students of graduate studies at the university were international. A significant portion of the total student strength of McMaster University consists of international students. This also acts as a source of attraction for all the leading companies to visit the campus for its placement drive and hire students for the best job roles.

McMaster University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 43,000

Masters - CAD 25,000

Admission Intakes

Fall & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

3.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1200; ACT - 27; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 86; GRE - 307; GMAT - 560

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

April 1

Percentage of International Students

20%

Size of Campus (in acres)

377

Alumni Worldwide

195k+

Female to Male Ratio

56:44

McMaster University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

92

98

90

86

QS World University Ranking 

140

144

140

146

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

80

69

72

77

78

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

133

NA

NA

NA

NA

McMaster University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

251 - 300

251 - 300

NA

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

80

69

72

77

78

U.S. News & World Report - Economics and Business

233

NA

NA

NA

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

301 - 400

101 - 125

101 - 125

126 - 150

126 - 150

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

216

NA

NA

NA

NA

QS - Computer Science and Information Systems

NA

201 - 250

201 - 50

201 - 250

201 - 250

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

194

185

171

209

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

301 - 400

301 - 400

176 - 200

U.S. News & World Report - Engineering

293

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

211

NA

NA

NA

NA

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Programs

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  • M.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 9,29,000

  • MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      20 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 10,58,500

  • Doctor of medicine (MD)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      3 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 52,09,700

  • M.E in Civil Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 9,10,800

Campus Location

McMaster University

Canada, Hamilton

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