McMaster University

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY IS a highly regarded medium—sized research—intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 18,238 full—time and 3,836 part—time students (as of 2006). McMaster, or “Mac,” as it is known, comprises six faculties: science, health sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, and business. The campus is located in the residential neighborhood of Westdale, adjacent to Hamilton's Royal Botanical Gardens.

McMaster has a large number of well—known comedian graduates including Martin Short, John Candy, Eugene Levy, and Ivan Reitman. McMaster has been particularly renowned for its academic strengths, most notably in the fields of health sciences and engineering. The university has been named Canada's most innovative medical—doctoral university eight times in the past 11 years by MacLean's in its annual ranking of Canadian universities. ...

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