McMaster University (commonly referred to as McMaster or Mac) is a public research university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land near the residential neighbourhoods of Ainslie Wood and Westdale, Hamilton. 
It opened in Toronto in 1890. It was named after famous Canadian Senator William McMaster (1811–1887) who donated C$900,000 to create the university. It was relocated to a larger ground space in Hamilton in 1930. McMaster was controlled by the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec until it became a privately chartered, publicly funded non-denominational institution in 1957.
The university is co-educational, and has over 25,000 undergraduate and over 4,000 post-graduate students.
The university ranked 4th among Canadian universities and 94th in the world according to the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
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