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McMaster Engineering Fast Facts

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View Statistics about our Students and Faculty in year 2021-2022

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

236.7

Civil Engineering

375.0

Computing & Software

1061.3

Electrical & Computer Engineering

715.4

Engineering Physics

177.2

Materials Science & Engineering

128.0

Mechanical Engineering

472.9

Engineering 1

990.4

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

572.2

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Bachelor of Technology

1329.6

Total

6058.6

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

206.0

20.2

10.5

47.8

284.5

Civil Engineering

283.0

55.9

36.1

1.9

376.9

Computer Science (B.A.Sc.)*

276.2

-

-

-

276.2

Mechatronics Engineering

150.4

75.2

9.7

60.1

295.4

Software Engineering

271.6

78.8

7.3

57.0

414.6

Computer Engineering

224.9

65.0

9.0

-

298.8

Electrical Engineering

327.1

67.4

22.1

87.8

504.4

Engineering Physics

134.1

18.1

24.9

46.2

223.4

Materials Science & Engineering

115.7

5.2

7.1

19.1

147.2

Mechanical Engineering

318.3

108.8

45.8

61.7

534.6

First-year Programs

Engineering 1

990.4

-

-

-

990.4

iBioMed 1

-

-

-

190.5

190.5

Bachelor of Technology 1

305.9

-

-

-

305.9

Computer Science 1

192.2

-

-

-

192.2

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

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

240.0

-

-

-

240.0

Biotechnology

128.6

-

-

-

128.6

Process Automation Engineering Technology 

228.5

-

-

-

228.5

Degree Completion Programs

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

426.7

-

-

-

426.7

Total

4819.3

494.7

172.4

572.2

6058.6

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

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

97.0

Civil Engineering

96.4

Computing & Software*

154.3

Electrical & Computer Engineering

177.3

Engineering Physics

78.3

Materials Science & Engineering

65.3

Mechanical Engineering

120.1

SEAS Total

788.4

School of Biomedical Engineering

75.0

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

275.6

Grand Total

1139.0

*Computing & Software includes interdisciplinary Computational Science & Engineering programs

Program

Ph.D.

M.Eng.

M.A.Sc.

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

73.0

-

24.0

Civil Engineering

67.2

9.6

19.3

Computer Science

33.2

1.0

20.9

Computing & Software

-

36.2

-

Computational Science & Engineering

18.8

1.0

15.3

Software Engineering

15.9

-

12.0

Electrical & Computer Engineering

102.9

29.6

44.8

Engineering Physics

47.6

12.7

18.0

Materials Science & Engineering

46.0

-

19.3

Mechanical Engineering

65.9

-

54.2

School of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

44.0

-

31.0

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

25.0

-

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

20.0

-

Engineering and Public Policy 

-

20.9

-

Engineering Design 

-

43.2

-

Manufacturing Engineering

-

75.2

-

Systems & Technology

-

91.3

-

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

19.0

Civil Engineering

21.2

Computing & Software

30.0

Engineering 1

4.5

Electrical & Computer Engineering

30

Engineering Physics

16.5

Integrated Biomedical Engineering

0.5

Materials Science & Engineering

18.2

Mechanical Engineering

21.5

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

26.5

Total

187.9

Department

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Chemical Engineering

77

15

92

Civil Engineering

113

30

143

Computing & Software*

233

50

283

Electrical & Computer Engineering

218

64

282

Engineering Physics

36

18

54

Materials Science & Engineering

39

14

53

Mechanical Engineering

156

42

198

School of Engineering & Practice Technology

282

112

394

School of Biomedical Engineering

-

15

15

Total

1154

360

1514

*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

470.0

28%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

426.9

31%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

43.2

14%

Undergraduate Enrolment

1628.4

27%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1421.7

30%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

206.7

16%

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

221

19%

Graduate Enrolment

329.8

29%

 

School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

230.1

29%

 

School of Biomedical Engineering

33.0

44%

 

School of Engineering Practice & Technology

66.7

24%

Graduate Degrees Awarded

103

29%

 

Master's Programs

86

32%

 

Ph.D. Programs

17

19%

Professors

32

17%

Program

Women

% of Women

Engineering 1

297.3

30%

iBioMed 1

96.4

51%

Computer Science 1

33.2

17%

Bachelor of Technology 1

43.2

14%

Total

470.0

28%

  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, 2021.