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The University of Guelph is a mid-sized comprehensive university offering a broad range of academic options – more than 75 majors within 16 degree programs – allowing students great flexibility. U of G welcomes 30,000 students annually from over 135 countries, who often commend the institution’s learning and living environments, high-caliber and accessible faculty, as well as the many student support services and experiences that are specific to international students. The University of Guelph boasts a beautiful campus of historical and modern buildings, including a 400-acre arboretum of trails and forests connected to campus.

Known as Canada’s Food University, the University of Guelph has been ranked #1 for campus food in Canada for over to years, with a focus on international flavours using local ingredients. Residence is guaranteed to first-year international students, allowing you to immerse yourself in a supportive living environment which promotes academic success.

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International students come to the University of Guelph from more than 135 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.

Tuition fees at the University of Guelph range between C$33,000 – C$29,100, with merit-based entrance scholarships ranging between C$5,500-C$8,500 per year. Students have access to more than 450 Work Study positions and more than 4,000 part-time job opportunities on campus. Our extensive cooperative education options and various experiential learning opportunities allow you gain in-demand job experience while completing your degree. 

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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.

Positioned within an hour’s drive of Toronto, Canada’s largest city and airline hub, the city of Guelph offers the comfort of small  town living with the opportunities and amenities of a big city. With a population of over 153,000, Guelph is characterized by historic buildings, parks, shops, cafés and delicious restaurants, 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.

We Improve 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.

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