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McMaster Engineering Fast Facts

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View Statistics about our Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni in year 2017

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering (includes Chemical Bioengineering)

399.3

Civil Engineering

412.31

Computing and Software (includes Computer Science Level 1)

789.6

Electrical and Computer Engineering

736.26

Engineering Physics

146.3

Materials Science & Engineering

157.66

Mechanical Engineering

510.98

Engineering 1

811

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

124

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Bachelor of Technology

1179.26

Total

5269.02

Programs

Regular Stream*

(B.Eng.)

Management

(B.Eng.Mgt.)

Society

(B.Eng.Society)

Total

Four-year Engineering Programs

Chemical Engineering (includes Chemical and Bioengineering)

332.3

36

31

399.3

Civil Engineering

280.31

86

46

412.31

Mechatronics Engineering

131.65

94

8

233.65

Software Engineering

289.65

55

7

351.65

Computer Engineering

186.33

20

13

219.33

*Computer Science (B.A.Sc.)

204.3

-

-

204.3

*Electrical and Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng.BME.)

136.33

-

-

136.33

Electrical Engineering

284.64

71

25

380.64

Engineering Physics

114.3

22

10

146.3

Materials Science & Engineering

137.66

9

11

157.66

Mechanical Engineering

307.98

166

37

510.98

First-year and Five-year Programs

Engineering 1

811

-

-

811

iBioMed 1 (B.Eng.BME. or B.H.Sc.)

124

-

-

124

*Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng.Biosciences)

97.33

-

-

97.33

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

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

367.63

-

-

367.63

Biotechnology

225.33

-

-

225.33

Automation Engineering Technology

315.99

-

-

315.99

Degree Completion Programs

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

270.31

-

-

270.31

Total

4617.04

559

188

5269.04

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

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

82.3

Civil Engineering

79.7

Computing and Software

118.00

Electrical & Computer Engineering

152.7

Engineering Physics

59.5

Materials Science & Engineering

67.3

Mechanical Engineering

125.5

Computer Science

15.00

Computational Science & Engineering

18.30

SEAS Total

718.3

School of Biomedical Engineering

60.0

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

142.1

Grand Total

920.4

Program

Ph.D.

M. Eng.

M.A.Sc.

Other Degree

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

50.3

-

32.0

-

Civil Engineering

49.2

12.5

18.0

-

Computer Science

30.3

12.9

21.3

-

Software Engineering

18.6

9.3

23.3

-

Software Engineering & Virtual System Design

-

2.3

-

-

Electrical & Computer Engineering

75.3

20.8

56.6

-

Engineering Physics

29.3

1.0

28.3

-

Materials Science

6.0

-

-

4.0 (M.Sc)

Materials Engineering

23.0

-

34.3

-

Mechanical Engineering

67.2

-

58.3

-

Computational Science & Engineering

18.3

-

-

15.0 (M.Sc)

School of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

28.0

-

32.0

-

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

-

-

25.6 (M.E.E.I)

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

-

-

22.0 (M.T.E.I)

Engineering and Public Policy 

-

-

-

12.5 (M.E.P.P)

Engineering Design 

-

-

-

60.3 (M.Eng. Design)

Manufacturing Engineering

-

-

-

21.7  (M.Eng.Manufacturing)

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

18.00

Civil Engineering

18.50

Computing and Software

25.00

Engineering 1

2.00

Electrical & Computer Engineering

32.00

Engineering Physics

16.00

Materials Science & Engineering

15.50

Mechanical Engineering

23.00

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

21.00

Total

171.00

Department

Total

SEAS Staff

149.97

SEPT Staff

12.86

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

74.78

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

114

Civil Engineering

104

Computing and Software

206

Electrical & Computer Engineering

199

Engineering Physics

43

Materials Science & Engineering

54

Mechanical Engineering

130

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

274

School of Biomedical Engineering

8

Total

1132

Women in Engineering

# Women

% Women

Undergraduate Year One Enrolment

267.3

22%

 

SEAS

231.3

24%

 

SEPT

36.0

16%

All Undergraduate Students Enrolled

1078.5

20%

 

SEAS

900.6

22%

 

SEPT

177.9

15%

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

162

17%

All Graduate Students Enrollment

263.5

28%

 

SEAS

180.5

24%

 

SBME

28.0

47%

 

SEPT

55.0

39%

Graduate Degrees Granted

53

22%

 

Masters 

40

22%

   PhD

13

19%

Professors

26.00

15%

Program

# of Women

% of Women

Engineering 1

155

19%

iBioMed 1

67

54%

Computer Science 1

8

19%

B. Tech 1

36

16%

Total

266

22%

  1. Student Counts include full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate and graduate enrolment figures of all students registered as of November 1st, 2017, 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 April 30th, 2018.
  3. Alumni Counts are current as of December 31st, 2017.