No matter where you're from, once you've enrolled at the University of Guelph, you're a Gryphon. We're ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities, with top marks for student experience. Our academics? First-rate, with professors who want to get to know you. We offer hundreds of opportunities to put your skills to practice in the field and meet the right people. And our atmosphere? Like being a part of a community that you make complete. It's all this and more that will improve your life. Everyone who studies here, explores here, teaches here and works here is committed to that simple purpose: to improve life.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

To be considered for admission, scholarships and on-campus accommodation, please select your program of study and check English Proficiency and Country-Specific requirements on our website. Determine if your program is offered at the U of G (main campus), the University of Guelph-Humber, or if it is an Associate Diploma offered at the Ridgetown campus. You'll then need to fill in and submit the appropriate Application Form along with your fee. Submit your transcripts and other required documentation, along with your English Proficiency test scores.

Transfer

If you are an international applicant who has previously attended college or university, please consult our International Transfer Student Admission Requirements on our website. Applications for September admission will be considered as they are received. Application dates vary by program. Transfer students interested in January admission should also consult Admission Services for program availability.

Additional Information

University of Guelph Entrance Awards

International Scholarships (Merit-Based Visa Students)
  • $5,000 - $8,500
  • Awarded on a competitive bases to new students entering their first semester in the Fall. 
International Registrar's Entrance Bursaries (Need-Based Visa Students) As an international student at U of G, you can work part-time on or off-campus. More than 4,000 on-campus jobs are available on a competitive basis. 

Our Work Study program creates part-time employment on campus for hundreds of students who have financial need. International students may apply for Work Study funding in their 2nd year of university. In order to qualify, you must demonstrate financial need. 

In addition, more than 3,000 students are in co-operative education at the U of G - that's one of the highest student enrolments in co-op programs among Ontario universities! 
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Admissions office

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School location
Address

Admission Services, 50 Stone Road E
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

Phone number

(519) 767-5024

Region

International

International