Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world.
A medical-doctoral, research-intensive university, McMaster is dedicated to teaching, learning and service. In the 1960s, they pioneered the problem-based approach to learning that came to be known around the world as "the McMaster model".
Home to more than 70 research centres and institutes, McMaster is comprised of six faculties: The DeGroote School of Business, and the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences.
With a total full-time student population of close to 28,000, McMaster welcomes students from 98 countries as well as Canada. The percentage of undergraduates registering with an admission average of 90 per cent and above has risen from 13.5 per cent in 2000 to 35.4 per cent in 2015.
McMaster's main campus, located in the Westdale neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario, is comprised of 300 acres of scenic property at the western end of Lake Ontario, between Toronto and Niagara Falls.
Their 30-acre central core is designated for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Nearby attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Waterfront Trail, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
McMaster University also has four regional campuses: downtown Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Niagara.
At McMaster, their purpose is the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge.
In their teaching, research and scholarship, they are committed to creativity, innovation and excellence.
They value integrity, quality, inclusiveness and teamwork in everything they do.
They inspire critical thinking, personal growth and a passion for lifelong learning.
They serve the social, cultural and economic needs of their community and their society.See more