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Faculty of Science: By the Numbers

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The Faculty of Science is a vibrant community of researchers, educators, students, staff and alumni who work to create a brighter world. Our mission is to advance scientific discovery and knowledge, and to promote scientific literacy and understanding in our community. Our vision is to be the leading Faculty of Science in Canada and among the world’s best in strategic areas of strength through innovation, creativity, and excellence in research, education, scholarship, and service. Here are some of the numbers that tell our story and mark our impact.

6,600 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in 8 Departments and Schools, and 4 interdisciplinary graduate programs
Over 1500 undergraduate and graduate degrees granted in 2016
14 different science co-op programs
300 co-operative education and graduate students placed with industry each year
195 full time faculty members across the Faculty
Over $29 million in Faculty's annual research revenues
16 Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)
Over 45 Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund projects
7 current Ontario Early Research Awards (ERA) holders
400,000 square feet dedicated to research and educational activities spread across 15 campus buildings and off campus locations
Innovative facilities such as the Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research, the Biointerfaces Institute, Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE), and the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, home of the LIVELab.
Collaborative relationships with researchers in over 32 countries spanning 6 continents
Over 31,500 alumni with 28,639 undergraduate degrees granted and 5,786 graduate degrees granted, and counting
12 Past Deans of the Faculty
Faculty of Science Award and Honours recipients (coming soon)

  Check out the McMaster Academic Planner for the Faculty of Science or MAP, our online resource for planning and program selection, for more information on Level 1 programs and the Faculty at large.

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca