Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only five Canadian universities (and one of only two in Ontario) consistently ranked among the top 100 in the world by the major global ranking systems.
A medical-doctoral, research-intensive university, McMaster is dedicated to teaching, learning and service. In the 1960s, we 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 more than 31,000, McMaster welcomes students from 107 countries as well as Canada.
Nearby attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Waterfront Trail, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.