McMaster University

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world rank  179

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University Overview

Established in 1887, McMaster University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Hamilton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, McMaster University (Mac) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. McMaster University (Mac) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Mac
Founded 1887
Motto All things cohere in Christ
Colours Maroon and gray

University Location

Address 1280 Main Street West
Hamilton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
L8S 4L8 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (905) 525 9140
F +1 (905) 546 5212

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 1280 Main Street West
Hamilton L8S 4K1
+1 (905) 525 4600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to McMaster University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019