The main campus for McMaster University (or Mac) is located in Hamilton, Ontario, though it also has campuses in Burlington, Kitchener, and St. Catharines. It is home to six faculties: the DeGroote School of Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, and Science. The main campus also hosts the Michael C. DeGroote School of Medicine. Over 25,000 undergraduate students and 4,000 post-graduate students attend annually.
McMaster has been consistently ranked among Canada’s top universities. Notable alumni include Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Bertram Brockhouse, President of Doctors without Borders James Orbinski, CEO of The Co-operators Group Kathy Bardswick, and comedic actors Martin Short and Eugene Levy.
McMaster offers on-campus housing for approximately 3,700 students, and the rest find off-campus housing in the area. McMaster is easily accessible by the city’s major bus routes, so commuting to class is easy. Look for apartments on bus routes, close to restaurants and shopping.