McMaster University
Top 38%87 points
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1857 - 1933
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McMaster University: 32 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
8632$
Aarhus University: 0$
53
0

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
24422$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$
40
0

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1887
University of Oxford: 1096
39
0

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6899$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$
38
0

5. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
71
University of Rome La Sapienza: 914
38
0

6. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
1377
University of British Columbia: 10186
36
0

7. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.
152
MIT: 1
36
0

8. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
2220000
Australian National University: 65500000
35
0

9. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
1
Harvard University: 66
35
0

10. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
88
California Institute of Technology: 1
35
0

11. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
59%
Aarhus University: 3.30%
34
0

12. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
92
Harvard University: 1
34
0

13. Nobel laureats alumni

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
3
University of Cambridge: 78
34
0

14. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
29411
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963
34
0

15. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
3
University of California, San Francisco: 34
33
0

16. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
58%
United Arab Emirates University: 75.70%
32
0

17. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4237
University of Barcelona: 36036
32
0

18. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
8
Texas A&M University: 30
31
0

19. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
24077
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648
31
0

20. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
250
Pennsylvania State University: 1200
30
0

21. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
42%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%
30
0

22. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7.20%
London School of Economics: 52%
30
0

23. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0.50$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion
30
0

24. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1.21km²
Saint-Petersburg State University: 200km²
30
0

25. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
150000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000
29
0

26. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
3600
University of California, Los Angeles: 25147
28
0

27. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
McMaster University
80% have it
28
0

28. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.
11
Stanford University: 103
27
0

29. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
McMaster University
78% have it
27
0

30. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
1
University of Rome La Sapienza: 21
25
0

31. staff with PhD

What percent of the university staff have PhDs. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
91%
Colorado State University: 99%
25
0

32. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.
0
Harvard University: 17
24
0

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