Your journey to McMaster in 10 easy steps

Learn about every step, from applying, to accepting your offer and joining us on campus!

Know your deadlines

Mark your calendars with all your important application dates.

Explore your options

McMaster has 25 direct-entry undergraduate programs. Find the one that’s right for you.

Check your admission requirements

Research and compare program requirements with our Admission Requirements tool. Use the drop-down menus to start looking at and comparing programs.

Get ready to apply

You’ve picked your programs. Now it’s time to get everything together.

Connect with us

Webinars, live events, chat and virtual meetings. Our team is here to help you at every step. Connect with us to get more info, have your questions answered and to learn more about Mac. If you have extenuating circumstances that you believe have impacted your academics, and you would like to share this information with us, please use the Request for Special Consideration form. Contact us via the live chat and we can walk you through the process.

Apply on OUAC

To apply, you’ll need to visit the Ontario University Application Centre. Learn how here.

Complete your applicant checklist

Learn how to submit documents, complete supplementary applications, submit English language proficiency and more.

Accept your offer

Congratulations on your offer of admission! You’re one step closer to becoming a Marauder.

Clear your conditions

After you accept your offer, you’ll need to clear any conditions. Let’s look at what those might be and how to complete this penultimate step.

Join the incoming class

It’s time to join your fellow Marauders and get ready for your first semester!