McMaster University - Rankings

McMaster University is a top leading Canadian university and one of the world's top 100 universities as ranked by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). It was founded in 1887 by Senator William McMaster – first president of the Bank of Commerce.

The University has the following faculties:
- DeGroote School of Business
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Social Sciences

McMaster's DeGroote School of Business was accredited by the AACSB in 2006.


- 6th in the Research Infosource 2009 list of Canada's top 50 research universities. It is placed second in the country in terms of research intensity.

- Ranked in the world's top 150 (#143 globally) in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009.

- 6th in the medical doctoral category in Maclean's magazine's annual ranking of Canadian universities 2008.

- 89th in the world (ARWU 2008).

- According  to THE-QS World University Rankings 2008, it is placed among the world's best 100 for the following subjects: Engineering & IT (79th), Life Sciences & Biomedicine (52nd), Natural Sciences (82nd), Social Sciences (94th).

- 95th globally in the Wuhan University Ranking of Top 500 Universities 2007.

- 1st in the country in research intensity, a measure of research income per full-time faculty member, averaging $308,000 per faculty member (Research Infosource Inc., 2006).