DeGroote School of Business

Why Partner with DeGroote

Education with Purpose is more than a promise; it is a reflection of our mission, vision, and values.

While we instill a sense of purpose in our graduates, we have a collective purpose to help transform business and society.

Beyond the walls of DeGroote, we want to partner with individuals and organizations who share this same passion for transforming how we all do business and want to make a difference in the world.

We offer a wide range of partnership opportunities as outlined on this site. We want to collaborate with you to improve the lives of our students and diversify our programs. Partnering with us allows you to drive innovation and connect to the next generation of leaders. By working together, we can all be part of a brighter future in business.

Join a global network of over


DeGroote Alumni contributing to organizations all around the world

DeGroote has connected students with more than


Organizations Globally

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Our Reputation


  • At McMaster, our purpose is the discovery, communication, and preservation of knowledge
  • We value integrity, quality, inclusiveness, and teamwork in everything we do
  • We inspire critical thinking, personal growth, and a passion for lifelong learning


  • Founded in 1887 in Toronto through a bequest from the estate of Senator William McMaster, a member of the first senate after Confederation and founding president of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Maroon and grey were adopted as the official colours in 1912
  • Relocated from Toronto to Hamilton in 1930


  • A research-intensive, student-centred university dedicated to advancing human and societal health and well-being
  • Home to more than 70 research centres and institutes


  • More than 195,000 alumni represent 162 countries as well as Canada
  • Cabinet ministers, business leaders, scientists, university presidents, Hollywood actors, Olympians, astronauts

Partner with students from a top-ranking Canadian University

#98 for Graduate Employability Rankings

in the world and fourth in Canada
QS World University Rankings 2019

Maclean’s University Rankings 2019


in the country for
student services


for total research


for library

Research Infosource Inc. 2019

McMaster is Canada’s most research intensive university for the third consecutive year

A total sponsored research income of $391.6 million – up nearly $12 million from last year. Outpacing
peers in research-intensity, averaging $439,500 per faculty member – more than double the national
average. “Research intensity” measures research income per full-time faculty member.