McMaster University (Ontario)
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (3-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Overall grade point average of 8.0/12.0 or 73%.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1887; a non-denominational private school. Usual admission requirements: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), representing 12 years of education, and six Grade 12 university (U) or university/college (M) courses.
Grading varies. A weighted average of 9.5 equals Class I standing. Graduation with Distinction is based on a minimum of 9.5 over the entire program. Some degrees classified with Class I or Class II honours. Grades reported by years/sessions.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-2 years after specified degree; degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 2-4 years after a master's degree; degrees not classified.
Last updated: Jul 10, 2008