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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of Canada’s most highly regarded and innovative universities. A research-focused student-centered university, McMaster is dedicated to the cultivation of human potential, a commitment the University demonstrates everyday through its ground-breaking approaches to teaching and learning, and world-class interdisciplinary research.

McMaster’s main campus is situated in Hamilton’s picturesque Westdale neighbourhood. The Westdale campus is set amid 300 acres of scenic property at the western end of Lake Ontario, and is home to 12 residences, four libraries, a research reactor, a planetarium, and the McMaster Museum of Art, one of the finest public art galleries in the country. The University’s friendly, open environment engages students, both in and outside of the classroom, with a welcoming atmosphere and more than 200 student clubs and organizations.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
26,000

Full-time (graduates)
3,700

Part-time (undergraduates)
1,200

Part-time (graduates)
730

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2016 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,329

Graduate tuition fees:
$7,008

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$19,238 - $23,986

Graduate tuition fees:
$16,761

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in humanities (2016-17).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.