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  • McMaster University
  • General Address :
  • 1280 Main Street West
    Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8
    Phone: +1 905-525-9140
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Bachelor's
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  • About the School:
  • Vision
    In our teaching, research, and scholarship, we are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do. We inspire critical thinking, personal growth, and a passion for learning. We serve the social, cultural, and economic needs of our community and society.

    Our History
    - Founded in 1887 by Senator William McMaster – first president of the Bank of Commerce
    - Moved to Hamilton in 1930
    - University colours: maroon and grey (since 1912)

    Our Students
    - 19,113 full-time undergraduate students (November 2007)
    - 2,793 full-time graduate students (November 2007)

    Our Faculty
    - 1,434 full-time faculty (including clinical)
    - 96.7 per cent of faculty with PhDs
  • Academic Programs :
  • Faculties & Programs

    McMaster University has gained an international reputation for the innovative educational programming offered by each of its six faculties.

    Undergraduate teaching is conducted through the DeGroote School of Business, the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences, and the distinctive Arts & Science program.

    Interdisciplinary learning is a hallmark of McMaster. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as our world class professors and researchers, are encouraged to collaborate with and draw from multiple areas of the University.
  • Admission information :
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Tuition fees including all supplementary fees, for 2008/09 range from $5,582 - $7,748 for Canadian students, and from $13,693 - $20,611 for international students.
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Entrance Scholarships

    Honour Awards
    - automatic award (does not require a separate application)
    - based on final admission average
    - students completing their high school credentials in Canada or Canadian citizens/Permanent Residents completing high school outside of Canada are eligible for these awards provided that they meet the academic critieria

    Bursaries are granted on the basis of financial need, and are available to all registered McMaster students who apply and qualify.
    - our online bursary application is available October 15 – November 15 of your first year
    - a bursary is a grant which does not require repayment
    - students must apply to OSAP (or other government loans) prior to applying for bursary funds

    Working on Campus
    Finding part-time employment on campus is a great way to offset some of your university expenses. At McMaster, we offer our students a wide range of opportunities to earn a few extra dollars as well as gain valuable work experience.

    - more than 670 jobs on campus.
    - employment available in over 100 departments across campus
    - positions range from administrative support, customer service and athletic coordinators to research support
    - Fall/Winter application available online beginning August 1
    - average salary is $9 - $10 per hour

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