McMaster University is a public university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Its main campus is a one-hour drive from Toronto and a one-hour flight from major American cities like New York City, Washington D.C, and Chicago.
Home to more than 70 research centers and institutes, it was recognized as Canada’s most research-intensive university in the 2017 Research Infosource Rankings. It is the only Canadian university to be a host to the United Nations University through the Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH)
As per Maclean’s, top programs at McMaster are:
|Number of Graduate students||4,000|
|Number of International students||5,000|
|Basic tuition fee for international students (UG)||CAD 20,008- CAD 25,905|
|Basic tuition fee for international students (PG)||CAD 16,761- 17,096|
|Test scores accepted||IELTS, TOEFL, MELAB, CAEL, PTE, CAE|
|Annual Acceptance Rate of International students||15%|
There are more than 3,000 undergraduate and 150 graduate courses offered by each of its six academic faculties:
Day, Evening, Weekend
Thesis, Course-based, Project, Industrial Internship, Field Placement, Major Research Paper, Online
Its main campus is located in the Westdale neighborhood of Hamilton, Ontario, at the western end of Lake Ontario, between Toronto and Niagara Falls. Commuting to the campus is easy with the accessible bus routes and metro.
All the necessary amenities are within the radius of 3km of the campus. McMaster is home to the majority of the university's facilities. Spread across 300 acres, it is divided into three main areas:
McMaster University also has four regional campuses:
The other campuses that provide only clinical medical education for undergraduate and postgraduate learners are Burlington Clinical Education Campus, Grand Erie Six Nations Clinical Education Campus, and Halton Clinical Education Campus.
McMaster University offers the housing facility in 12 on-campus residences, just a five-minute walk to the classes, athletic facilities, libraries and dining facilities.
McMaster University Admission requirements differ for different programs. Here are a few steps:
You can check your application status online anytime by logging into the Mosaic system. You are required to show proof of financial background while applying for a student visa.
|Undergraduate Tuition Fee||CAD 20,008 - CAD 25,905|
|Graduate Tuition Fee||CAD 16,761-CAD 17,096|
|Traditional (other than Apartments and Suites)||CAD 5,800-7,950|
|Residence Deposit||CAD 600|
|Residence Life Activity Fee||CAD 40|
|Full Meal Plan||CAD 2,975-4,735|
McMaster University provides financial aid for its international students based on their academic qualifications, eligibility requirements.
On-Campus: Students can work on the campus while studying at the university.
Off-Campus: Students also have the flexibility to work off-campus considering they have a SIN.
SIN number is mandatory in order to work on-campus or off-campus for tax purposes. A social number is valid until the end of your stay or a maximum of 5 years, whichever is earlier. You can renew if the same is necessary.
One can obtain a SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following documents:
Currently, 275,000 McMaster alumni are living and working in more than 180 countries around the globe. McMaster including government officials, academics, business leaders, Gates Cambridge scholars, and Nobel Laureates.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$26054|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$6440|
McMaster University offers programs by its six faculties which are the DeGroote School of Business and the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences. McMaster University does not put age as a barrier to admissions in the courses they offer.