University of Guelph
The University of Guelph, founded in 1964, is a mid-sized comprehensive university that offers a diverse range of academic options – more than 85 majors – affording students significant freedom. The Honours Degree+ Diploma programme at the University of Guelph takes a unique approach to post-secondary education. This programme allows students to acquire both a university honours degree and a diploma from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto in four years of full-time study. Within its seven colleges, the university provides more than 80 majors, 56 minors, and certificate programmes.

Cost of attendance

International applicants at University of Guelph have to pay an average tuition fee ranging from CAD 6,091 to CAD 11,286 per year, depending upon the selected course. 


The University of Guelph has over 5,000 students living on campus in single and family residences. It has one of Canada's largest and most well-established university housing systems. Arts House, Eco House, Design House, and Innovation House are some of the LLCs comprised of students from various academic years. On-campus housing costs an average of 6,976 CAD to 9,064 CAD. The average monthly rent for off-campus housing is $800 - $1,100.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 29,500 and 1700 international students from 130+ countries. The acceptance rate is 66.0 %.


Guelph University has campuses in Guelph, Toronto, and Ridgetown. The University of Guelph's main campus is located in the city of Guelph and spans 400 acres, featuring a mix of modern and historic architecture. The main campus includes an arboretum and a research park. According to Maclean's, the campus receives high marks for Student Experience. The campus has seven dining halls, thirteen coffee shops, and two bakeries.


The University of Guelph is a fully accredited member of the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada (AUCC). 

Jobs and Placement

The institution provides job placements to its students through career fairs, where students can network with prospective employers and learn more about their chosen profession. Graduate students at the University of Guelph earn an average salary of $66,000 CAD. Bayer CropSciences, pwc, Google, KPMG, PepsiCo, Microsoft, and fidelity are among the companies recruiting at the university.

QS Ranking

It ranks 581-590 in QS Global World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

According to Times Higher Education, it secures 501–600 position in World University Rankings 2021 and 101-200th in Impact Rankings 2022.

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