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Admission Requirements

Whether you are applying directly from high school or interested in potentially transferring to McMaster University and the Faculty of Science after attending a Post-Secondary Institution, please review the relevant information below:

  1. Admissions from Secondary School
  2. Transferring from Another University
  3. Transferring from College
  4. University Graduates Applying for a Second Bachelor’s Degree
  5. Continuing Students
  6. From Six Nations Polytechnic
  7. From Post-Secondary Institutions with Religious Affiliation
  8. Other Categories of Admission
    1. Mature Students
    2. Visiting Students (Letter of Permission – For Credit at Another University)
    3. Listeners
  9. Transfer Credit
  10. English Language Proficiency

Statements For Application Fraud

If McMaster concludes based on reasonable grounds that the applicant has falsified any information presented to the University as part of his or her application, without limiting any other rights of McMaster available at law, McMaster reserves the right to revoke the offer and, subject to applicable law and University Policy, to terminate a student’s registration.

Without limiting McMaster’s General Statement on Collection of Personal Information and Protection of Privacy, please take note that McMaster University collects and retains personal information of applicants for admissions to McMaster University under the authority of The McMaster University Act, 1976. This information may be used for the administration of admissions and registration and, subject to McMaster University policies (as may be amended or revoked from time to time), McMaster may disclose any evidence of misrepresentation, fraud or falsification of admissions documentation to other educational institutions, to government agencies, to law-enforcement agencies and to other relevant third parties. The information you provide on any application for admissions will be protected and used in compliance with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSO 1990) and will be disclosed only in accordance with this Act. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the University Registrar, University Hall, Room 209, Student Records, Gilmour Hall, Room 108, or the University Secretary, Gilmour Hall, Room 210, McMaster University.