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McMaster University


International Reputation

Established in 1958, McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering has developed a distinguished international reputation for innovative academic studies and leading-edge research. We offer one of Canada's widest range of distinct engineering programs, taught by a first-class faculty of world-renowned researchers and scholars.

Why Choose McMaster

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 admission criteria.

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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.Hamilton Hall

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).