McMaster programs ranked among the best in the world

July 10, 2017

A number of McMaster programs and academic disciplines have been ranked among the best in the world in a top higher education ranking.

McMaster’s civil engineering program is ranked 29th in the world, while its clinical medicine program is ranked 47th, according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

Metallurgical engineering, computer science and engineering, and transportation science and technology programs are all ranked within the top 75 around globe.

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Programs in public health, nursing, physics, statistics and library and information science were ranked among the top 100 in the world.

More than 4,000 universities are ranked in 52 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences.

ShanghaiRanking began publishing Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by academic subjects in 2009. Later this year, ARWU will publish its overall global rankings of universities. Last year, McMaster was ranked 83rd in the world by ARWU.