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McMaster Engineering Fast Facts

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View Statistics about our Students and Faculty in year 2020-2021

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

264.4

Civil Engineering

417.4

Computing & Software

943.8

Electrical & Computer Engineering

766.5

Engineering Physics

166.7

Materials Science & Engineering

125.4

Mechanical Engineering

510.6

Engineering 1

1122.5

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

487.4

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Bachelor of Technology

1266.8

Total

6071.4

Programs

Regular Stream

(B.Eng.)

Management

(B.Eng.Mgt.)

Society

(B.Eng.Society)

Biomedical

(B.Eng.BME.)

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

228.8

20.0

15.6

36.6

300.9

Civil Engineering

310.3

66.1

41.1

3.2

420.6

Computer Science (B.A.Sc.)*

234.5

-

-

-

234.5

Mechatronics Engineering

142.7

73.3

5.1

29.2

250.2

Software Engineering

267.6

80.2

4.9

39.6

392.3

Computer Engineering

214.1

49.7

8.2

-

272.0

Electrical Engineering

398.3

77.9

18.3

73.4

567.9

Engineering Physics

120.6

22.7

23.4

36.9

203.6

Materials Science & Engineering

108.6

6.4

10.4

21.3

146.7

Mechanical Engineering

341.5

120.5

48.6

43.2

553.8

First-year Programs

Engineering 1

1122.5

-

-

-

1122.5

iBioMed 1

-

-

-

204.2

204.2

Bachelor of Technology 1

263.2

-

-

-

263.2

Computer Science 1

135.5

-

-

-

135.5

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (B.Tech.)

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

241.9

-

-

-

241.9

Biotechnology

142.7

-

-

-

142.7

Process Automation Engineering Technology 

223.3

-

-

-

223.3

Degree Completion Programs

(Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology, Power and Energy Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Software Engineering Technology)

395.6

-

-

-

395.6

Total

4891.7

516.8

175.5

487.4

6071.4

*Certain programs provide the indicated degree designation as outlined in parenthesis

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

94.6

Civil Engineering

91.4

Computing & Software*

141.7

Electrical & Computer Engineering

176.6

Engineering Physics

64.5

Materials Science & Engineering

58.9

Mechanical Engineering

117.1

SEAS Total

744.8

School of Biomedical Engineering

74.3

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

132.7

Grand Total

951.8

*Computing & Software includes interdisciplinary Computational Science & Engineering programs

Program

Ph.D.

M.Eng.

M.A.Sc.

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

64.6

-

30.0

Civil Engineering

60.9

9.9

20.6

Computer Science

32.9

1

14.6

Computing & Software

-

29.6

-

Computational Science & Engineering

18.5

6

7.6

Software Engineering

16.9

-

14.6

Electrical & Computer Engineering

108.9

17.2

50.5

Engineering Physics

43.3

5.9

15.3

Materials Science & Engineering

45.3

-

13.6

Mechanical Engineering

70.5

-

46.6

School of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

39.0

-

35.3

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

11

-

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

14

-

Engineering and Public Policy 

-

20.6

-

Engineering Design 

-

22.9

-

Manufacturing Engineering

-

42.8

-

Systems & Technology

-

21.4

-

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

19.5

Civil Engineering

22.5

Computing & Software

27

Engineering 1

4

Electrical & Computer Engineering

30

Engineering Physics

16.8

Materials Science & Engineering

17.2

Mechanical Engineering

22.5

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

26

Total

185.4

Department

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Chemical Engineering

99

21

120

Civil Engineering

108

25

133

Computing & Software*

224

42

266

Electrical & Computer Engineering

187

46

233

Engineering Physics

32

19

51

Materials Science & Engineering

36

12

48

Mechanical Engineering

123

33

156

School of Engineering & Practice Technology

246

188

434

School of Biomedical Engineering

-

12

12

Total

1055

398

1453

*Graduate degrees awarded from the Department of Computing & Software include interdisciplinary Computational Science & Engineering programs

Women in Engineering

Women

% of Women

Undergraduate Year One Enrolment

517.1

30%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

475.1

32%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

42.0

16%

Undergraduate Enrolment

1548.5

26%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1360.1

28%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

188.4

15%

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

211

20%

Graduate Enrolment

285.1

30%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

207.6

28%

 

School of Biomedical Engineering

37.3

50%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

40.2

30%

Graduate Degrees Awarded

105

26%

 

Master's Programs

85

26%

 

Ph.D. Programs

20

27%

Professors

32

17%

Program

Women

% of Women

Engineering 1

335.1

30%

iBioMed 1

111.9

55%

Computer Science 1

28.2

21%

Bachelor of Technology 1

42.0

16%

Total

517.1

30%

  1. Student Counts include full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate and graduate enrolment figures of all students, including full-time and part-time students and excluding students on an official co-op work term.
  2. Faculty figures includes CLA and permanence/teaching track faculty members as of November 1st, 2020.