About Mac

McMaster University (Mac) — public non-profit university. It is located in Hamilton, Canada. As a member of Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Group of Thirteen (G13), Mac is actively working on developing the academic environment.

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-150 in the world. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-80.

Mac offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Location
Hamilton, Canada
Establishment year
1887
Students
26,112
International students
5,386
Female students
56%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#152
Rating THE
2022 
#81

Mac tuition fees

The academic calendar at Mac is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Canada. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at Mac for local citizens starts from 2,298 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 4,703 USD. Thanks to scholarships, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor
Local
4,496 USD/year
Foreign
9,694 USD/year
Master
Local
2,298 USD/year
Foreign
6,323 USD/year
DoctorateCitizens and foreigners
4,703 USD/year

Bachelor degree in Mac

You can apply for an undergraduate program at Mac if you have a good academic record and a GPA of at least 3.5. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 86. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. Upon admission, an IB diploma is accepted.

GPA
3.5
IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
86

Master's degree in Mac

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. In order to enroll at Mac for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 92. IELTS — 6.5 or higher. Mac provides an opportunity to get a master's degree remotely.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
92
TOEFL PBT
550

Doctorate degree in Mac

If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 100 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 7.

IELTS
7
TOEFL iBT
100
TOEFL PBT
600

Mac campus

The city campus of Mac provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Hamilton has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students.

The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. The university has everything for sports: sports grounds and clubs.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
Sport Facilities
Yes

What to do after graduation

Canada allows university graduates to stay in the country from 1 to 3 years. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work even without a formal offer from an employer. Graduates of Mac find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities related to Mac

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
1166McMaster UniversityCanadaHamilton
from  9,696 USD
to  30,186 USD
from  6,325 USD
to  29,638 USD
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Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
211University of TorontoCanadaToronto
 
32,834 USD
 
32,834 USD
342McGill UniversityCanadaMontreal
 
26,465 USD
 
7,307 USD
353University of British ColumbiaCanadaVancouver
from  27,941 USD
to  43,087 USD
from  4,278 USD
to  50,737 USD
974University of AlbertaCanadaEdmonton
from  16,609 USD
to  26,106 USD
from  5,728 USD
to  9,510 USD
1085Université de MontréalCanadaMontreal
 
8,866 USD
 
12,541 USD