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Best Global Undergraduate Universities In Canada- University Of Guelph, Ontario

Posted on - 28th March, 2023 Posted by - Yallaschools


Best Global Undergraduate Universities in Canada- University of Guelph, Ontario

The University of Guelph (U of G) is one of Canada’s top comprehensive and research-intensive universities, also known as Canada’s Food University. U of G is considered mid-size, with nearly 30,000 students and offering a broad range of academic options – more than 85 majors within 14 degree programs – allowing students great flexibility. U of G is home to more than 1,800 international students who often commend the institution’s learning and living environments, accessible faculty, and student support services.

International students come to the University of Guelph from more than 145 countries including Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Trinidad, Turkey, UAE, the UK, The United States and Vietnam.

The University of Guelph boasts a beautiful campus of historical and modern buildings and redbrick walkways with over 30,000 students. Many first-year students choose to live in student housing and students can personalize their living experience through different residence communities. Tuition fees range between C$30,320 - $43,850. In 2021-2022, 8,170 students received $27.2 million in awards including $10.5 million in need-based awards. Students have access to more than 450 Work Study positions, 250+ Peer Helper positions, and more than 4,000 part-time job opportunities on campus. Our extensive cooperative education options and various experiential learning opportunities are considered invaluable to many students.

Positioned within an hour’s drive of Toronto, Canada’s largest city and airline hub, Guelph offers the comfort of small-community living with the excitement of an international metropolis at its doorstep. With a population of 133,000, Guelph offers exciting art, music and culture festivals all year round, and has also been named one of Canada’s top 10 places to live. It is characterized by 19th century buildings, parks, shops, coffee houses and restaurants featuring flavours of the world, all within walking distance from the university.

In addition to the main campus, students can also pursue U of G degrees in the city of Toronto at the University of Guelph-Humber, or diploma programs at our regional campuses across the province. Established in 2002, the University of Guelph-Humber now offers seven degree programs that combine academics, applied education and workplace experiences

U of G Improves Life by focusing on the whole person to shape better citizens of the world. This concept is central to why students choose U of G. Inclusivity, global awareness, mindfulness, community, resilience; these are the qualities we nurture and celebrate from the day you arrive through your life as alumni.   

Canada was recently ranked as the second-best country in the world to live in after an annual project done by U.S. News & World Report, the Wharton School of Business from the University of Pennsylvania, and BAV Group. Canada’s top rankings in Citizenship, Entrepreneurship and overall Quality of Life make it an ideal place for international students to live and study.

Highlights of the University of Guelph

  • #1 in Canada and #5 in the world for Veterinary Sciences (Best Global Universities, 2022)
  • #1 in Canada for Food Science and Technology (ARWU 2022)
  • #1 in Canada and #3 in the world for Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science (CWUR)
  • #4 in Canada for Ecology (ARWU 2022)
  • #1 in Canada for Total Research Dollars (Maclean’s Canadian Comprehensive University Rankings 2022)
  • #4 in Canada for Overall Comprehensive (Maclean’s Canadian Comprehensive University Rankings 2022)
  • #1 in Canada for Comprehensive University in Research Intensity (Research InfoSource 2021)
  • #14 for Biotechnology (Best Universities EduRank, 2022)
  • #14 for Animal Science (Best Universities EduRank, 2022)
  • One of the most sustainable universities in the world (Times Higher Education IMPACT Rankings, 2021)
  • A+ for environmental sustainability – Globe & Mail Report Card
  • Straight As for lab and research equipment, academic support, and teaching and learning quality – Globe and Mail Report Card
  • Oldest Veterinary Medicine degree in North America
  • Work-experience and Co-op opportunities in many of our undergraduate degrees
  • Undergraduate entrance scholarships
  • Excellent Food Service ranked #1 in Canada for ten years

Undergraduate Degrees - 85+ majors:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Computing
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice
  • Bachelor of One Health
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  • Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Available Certificates:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Business
  • Civic Engagement and Global Citizenship
  • Communication Process
  • Environmental Citizenship
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Food Science
  • German Language and Culture
  • Hospitality Studies
  • Leadership
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Public Policy and Administration
  • Spanish Language and Culture

Key Undergraduate Disciplines:

  1. Arts 2. Science and applied science 3.Commerce 4. Engineering and computing 5. Landscape architecture 6. Indigenous environmental science and practice 7. One Health 8. Agriculture and bio-resource management 9. Environmental sciences 10. Veterinary medicine

Scholarships for International Students at the University of Guelph

In the 2021-22 school year, 8,170 students received $27.2 million CAD in awards, including $10.5 million CAD in need-based awards!

  • International Entrance Scholarships: $17,500 - $20,500 CAD
  • International students entering post-secondary studies at the University of Guelph for the first time and registering in the first semester of a degree program in the fall semester are eligible. No application is required.
  • Quinn Memorial Scholarship: $2,000 CAD
    Selection will be based on academic performance, letters of reference, and an assessment of the admission application package. No application is required.
  • Hardy International Student Scholarship: $2,000 CAD
    Selection is based on the assessment of the student's admission application and preference is given in the following order: students from Haiti; students from Africa; then any other international student. No application is required.

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