Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses Spanning 367 acres of scenic property and central campus, McMaster University is located in the Westdale neighborhood in Hamilton, near the western end of Lake Ontario. The infrastructure comprises modern, state-of-the-art buildings, 70 Research Centers and Institutes, and around 58 buildings. In addition, the University has four regional campuses in downtown Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Niagara. McMaster is composed of 6 Faculties, namely the DeGroote School of Business and the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences, which are further divided into constituent academic departments. Courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels are offered, along with part-time degrees and continuing education programs. At McMaster, teaching and learning is student-centered and based on a problem-based approach, that allows students to develop critical thinking abilities.

History of McMaster University Hamilton

History, Affiliations and Ranking Founded in 1887 in Toronto with the gift of $900,000 from the estate of Senator William McMaster, McMaster University is today, one of the four universities in Canada to rank in the top 100 worldwide. Beginning with 3 Faculties - Arts, Science and Theology - the University relocated to Hamilton in 1930 and became a publicly-funded institution in 1957. A top-ranking research-intensive University, McMaster helps students succeed within and outside the classroom, through its teaching excellence and global perspectives. The McMaster methodology is focused on problem-based learning, small groups and early exposure to real-world experience. The University is affiliated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Universities in Canada, and the Council of Ontario Universities. McMaster University ranks at #133 in Best Global Universities by the US News and World Report 2022, while QS World University Rankings 2022 place McMaster at #140.

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Exams Required

# Exams Accepted Minimum Score Required
PTE 60

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