University of Guelph

country rank  13
world rank  161

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University Overview

Established in 1964, University of Guelph is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Guelph (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ridgetown, Kemptville. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, University of Guelph (U of G) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Guelph (U of G) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym U of G
Founded 1964 Origins date back to 1874
Motto Rerum cognoscere causas
To discover the reason for things
Colours Black, red and gold

University Location

Address 50 Stone Road East
Guelph (population range: 50,000-249,999)
N1G 2W1 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (519) 824 4120
F +1 (519) 822 0130
Other locations Ridgetown, Kemptville

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 50 Stone Road East, UC Level 3
Guelph N1G 2W1
+1 (519) 824 4120 x53684

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Guelph's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018