A ‘city within a city’, the McMaster community offers a safe
campus where diverse social, cultural and academic values are allowed to
develop and prosper.
Located on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario, Hamilton is the ninth-largest
city in Canada and a thriving urban centre. Its many attractions include a
vibrant arts scene, museums, shopping, sports, and outdoor recreation. One
of the most picturesque areas of Ontario, Hamilton is home to over 7,000 acres
of recreational conservation areas and 65 identified waterfalls.
McMaster is made up of over 300 acres of beautiful, green campus space. A
medium-sized campus with a pedestrian friendly core, on-campus residences
for over 3,700 students, and affordable off-campus housing provides easy
accessibility to all students. Residence admission is guaranteed for all
international and out-of-province students providing they meet University
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Our reputation for innovation and excellence is the focus of the Faculty, which enjoys one of the highest levels of research funding per faculty member in the country. High quality, comprehensive engineering programs taught by first-class, expert faculty members have made it one of the leading engineering schools in North America, and the world.
Our graduates gain impressive Canadian credentials, hands-on, real-world
experience, and a strong foundation in the knowledge base of
a professional engineer. They live and work in every corner of the world
you can imagine.
The Times Higher Education Supplement selected McMaster as one
of the “Top 100 World Universities” and China’s Institute
of Higher learning at Shanghai Jiao Tong University includes McMaster on
their “Top 100 Universities” in the world list (which also includes Harvard,
MIT and Cambridge).