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McMaster University

Main campus, Hamilton Canada
    • QS World University Rankings
      140
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio7
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students5,386
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty3,819

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    + 273 others shortlisted this university

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    McMaster University has a 129-year tradition of fueling curiosity, inquiry and discovery. Everyday, we push the boundaries of knowledge through our ground-breaking approaches to teaching and learning and our world-class, interdisciplinary research.

    With students and faculty from 98 countries worldwide and 70 international academic exchange agreements in place, we celebrate diversity and welcome international perspectives. We are the only Canadian host site of a United Nations University (The Institute for Water, Environment and Health- UNU-INWEH) and are committed to creating a brighter world by advancing human and societal health and well-being..

    A one-hour drive from Toronto and a one-hour flight from major American hubs New York City, Washington D.C and Chicago, our campus is located in the heart of one of the most vibrant, innovative and multicultural regions of North America.

    Our research and teaching strength

    As one of Canada’s top three research-intensive universities, with more than 70 Centres and Institutes including three national Centres of Excellence, we have earned an international reputation for creating solutions to the world’s greatest challenges – measuring our success by the number of lives we affect and the communities we help to improve.

    We are the home of problem-based learning – our signature teaching method. Pioneered at McMaster and adopted by institutions around the world, this innovative approach opens young minds to new ideas and hones the critical thinking skills needed to create healthy communities in a complex and changing world.

    Our promise

    At McMaster, collaborative thinking is a gateway to greater intelligence and greater optimism. In short, it’s helping us create a brighter world.

    About

    McMaster University has a 129-year tradition of fueling curiosity, inquiry and discovery. Everyday, we push the boundaries of knowledge through our ground-breaking approaches to teaching and learning and our world-class, interdisciplinary research.

    With students and faculty from 98 countries worldwide and 70 international academic exchange agreements in place, we celebrate diversity and welcome international perspectives. We are the only Canadian host site of a United Nations University (The Institute for Water, Environment and Health- UNU-INWEH) and are committed to creating a brighter world by advancing human and societal health and well-being..

    A one-hour drive from Toronto and a one-hour flight from major American hubs New York City, Washington D.C and Chicago, our campus is located in the heart of one of the most vibrant, innovative and multicultural regions of North America.

    Our research and teaching strength

    As one of Canada’s top three research-intensive universities, with more than 70 Centres and Institutes including three national Centres of Excellence, we have earned an international reputation for creating solutions to the world’s greatest challenges – measuring our success by the number of lives we affect and the communities we help to improve.

    We are the home of problem-based learning – our signature teaching method. Pioneered at McMaster and adopted by institutions around the world, this innovative approach opens young minds to new ideas and hones the critical thinking skills needed to create healthy communities in a complex and changing world.

    Our promise

    At McMaster, collaborative thinking is a gateway to greater intelligence and greater optimism. In short, it’s helping us create a brighter world.

    Available programs

    University highlights

    McMaster University is one of the top Public universities in Hamilton, Canada. It is ranked #140 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #152
    • 2014
      #140
    • 2015
      #113
    • 2016
      #=149
    • 2017
      #=149
    • 2018
      #140
    • 2019
      #146
    • 2020
      #140
    • 2021
      #144
    • 2022
      #140

    Ranking criteria

    52.7
    Overall
    39.9
    Academic Reputation
    31.4
    Citations per Faculty
    51.6
    Employer Reputation
    86.5
    Faculty Student Ratio
    99.5
    International Faculty Ratio
    55.3
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    25,577

    14%
    86%

    International students
    5,386

    24%
    76%

    Total faculty staff
    3,819

    1750
    2069

    Total students
    25,577

    14%
    86%

    International students
    5,386

    24%
    76%

    Total faculty staff
    3,819

    2069
    1750

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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