As one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities, the University of Guelph is research-intensive and learner-centred, with campuses in both urban hubs and rural communities. U of G is known for excellence in the arts and sciences and for its commitment to developing exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens.

Across its seven colleges, U of G promotes active inquiry and creativity in physical and life sciences, business, arts and humanities, social sciences, engineering, and agricultural and veterinary sciences.

The university ranks among Canada’s top universities for both research intensity and inventiveness, and has strong relationships with industry, government and communities. U of G is Canada’s “Food University,” with agri-food research spanning all colleges and programs and sparking innovations that have improved life for more than 150 years. The university is known for its beautiful, safe campuses and its welcoming, supportive culture.  Its living and learning environments encourage exploration and the sharing of new ideas.Award-winning faculty members provide research opportunities in laboratories, art studios and libraries, and in the field.

U of G offers a rich array of experiential learning programs, including semesters abroad, co-op placements and undergraduate research assistantships. Among its alternative learning and teaching modes are award-winning e-learning programs. The University of Guelph-Humber, a partnership with Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, provides a unique blend of theoretical and applied learning.

By focusing on the “whole student,” U of G gives its graduates the tools and skills to improve life in an ever-changing world.


Full-time (undergraduates)

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Part-time (undergraduates)

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Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2017 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)

Degree Programs List

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Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts & Sciences
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Computing
Bachelor of Engineering
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 
Associate Diplomas



Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,357 – $6,571

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,924 – $5,361


Undergraduate tuition fees:
$9,997 – $20,816

Graduate tuition fees:
$5,795 – $13,382

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.