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McMaster Engineering Fast Facts

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View Statistics about our Students and Faculty in year 2018-2019

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering (includes Chemical Bioengineering)

311.9

Civil Engineering

353.8

Computing and Software (includes Computer Science Level 1)

810.0

Electrical and Computer Engineering

695.0

Engineering Physics

127.3

Materials Science & Engineering

109.7

Mechanical Engineering

452.3

Engineering 1

983.0

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

232.1

Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Bachelor of Technology

1021.2

Total

5096.2

Programs

Regular Stream*

(B.Eng.)

Management

(B.Eng.Mgt.)

Society

(B.Eng.Society)

Total

Four-year Engineering Programs

Chemical Engineering (includes Chemical and Bioengineering)

264.6

29.1

18.2

311.9

Civil Engineering

246.6

61.5

45.7

353.8

Mechatronics Engineering

139.5

71.9

6.0

217.4

Software Engineering

273.8

73.4

7.8

355.0

Computer Engineering

177.5

27.3

11.6

216.4

*Computer Science (B.A.Sc.)

178.6

-

-

178.6

Electrical Engineering

384.2

66.6

27.7

478.5

Engineering Physics

87.9

23.6

15.8

127.3

Materials Science & Engineering

95.9

5.5

8.3

109.7

Mechanical Engineering

299.8

118.3

34.2

452.3

First-year and Five-year Programs

Engineering 1

983.0

-

-

983.0

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

148.6

-

-

148.6

Bachelor of Technology 1

261.7

-

-

261.7

Computer Science 1

59.1

-

-

59.1

Biomedical Engineering (All Streams)

83.6

-

-

83.6

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

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

202.0

-

-

202.0

Biotechnology

122.5

-

-

122.5

Process Automation Engineering Technology 

170.1

-

-

170.1

Degree Completion Programs

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

264.8

-

-

264.8

Total

4443.6

477.3

175.3

5096.2

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

Department

Total

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

89.3

Civil Engineering

88.7

Computing and Software

114.9

Electrical & Computer Engineering

156.1

Engineering Physics

65.0

Materials Science & Engineering

64.3

Mechanical Engineering

131.5

Computational Science & Engineering

35.6

Engineering 

45.0

SEAS Total

790.4

School of Biomedical Engineering

64.3

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

204.3

Grand Total

1059.0

Program

Ph.D.

M. Eng.

M.A.Sc.

Other Degree

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Chemical Engineering

56.3

-

33.0

-

Civil Engineering

60.9

5.8

22.0

-

Computer Science

29.9

4.6

21.9

-

Computing & Software

-

14.0

-

-

Software Engineering

16.9

7.0

18.3

-

Software Engineering & Virtual System Design

-

2.3

-

-

Electrical & Computer Engineering

80.3

16.2

59.6

-

Engineering Physics

35.0 

4.7

25.3

-

Materials Science

6.0

-

5.0

-

Materials Engineering

26.0

-

27.3

-

Mechanical Engineering

74.2

-

57.3

-

Computational Science & Engineering

19.6

2.0

-

14.0

School of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

35.0

-

29.3

-

School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

-

-

33.3

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

-

-

-

28.0

Engineering and Public Policy 

-

-

-

25.2

Engineering Design 

-

51.4

-

-

Manufacturing Engineering

-

66.4  

-

-

Department

Total

Chemical Engineering

19.3

Civil Engineering

18.5

Computing & Software

24.9

Engineering 1

2.5

Electrical & Computer Engineering

31.0

Engineering Physics

17.0

Materials Science & Engineering

15.5

Mechanical Engineering

20.5

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

24.5

Total

173.7

Department

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Chemical Engineering

104

25

129

Civil Engineering

104

23

127

Computing and Software

166

32

198

Electrical & Computer Engineering

172

52

224

Engineering Physics

30

19

49

Materials Science & Engineering

40

24

64

Mechanical Engineering

112

31

143

School of Engineering and Practice Technology

226

104

330

School of Biomedical Engineering

-

10

10

Interdisciplinary

-

7

7

Total

   

1281

Women in Engineering

Women FTE

% Women

Undergraduate Year One Enrolment

366.0

25%

 

SEAS

322.8

27%

 

SEPT

43.2

17%

All Undergraduate Students Enrolled

1098.4

22%

 

SEAS

942.3

23%

 

SEPT

156.1

15%

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

188.0

20%

All Graduate Students Enrollment

282.9

28%

 

SEAS

198.7

27%

 

SBME

28.3

44%

 

SEPT

55.9

27%

Graduate Degrees Granted

95.0

29%

 

Masters 

73.0

29%

   PhD

22.0

30%

Professors

24.0

14%

Program

# of Women

% of Women

Engineering 1

236

23.8%

iBioMed 1

73

51.8%

Computer Science 1

12

20.3%

Bachelor of Technology 1

41

15.5%

Total

362

24.9%

  1. Student Counts include full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate and graduate enrolment figures of all students registered as of November 1st, 2018, 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, 2019.