Become a Guelph Student
Guelph is known for its atmosphere of open inquiry, mutual respect and active involvement. It's an environment in which you can thrive on every level -- and we provide you with the resources and services to help you do so.
Applying to Guelph
Guelph attracts students who rank among Canada's best, enabling us to provide a challenging academic environment and an educational experience that is diverse and emphasizes a collaborative approach to learning. We are seeking students who pursue excellence and who strive to be leaders.
Getting HereFrom High School
To meet the University of Guelph requisites, please ensure that you:
- Are in the academic/university streams throughout your high school career.
- Have the minimum six 4U and/or 4M credits, including ENG4U and the specific requirements for each program. Click here for program specific subject requirements.
- Various programs have different requirements. For example, while the BA admission average cut-off ranges from 76-80% for most programs, the BA in Criminal Justice and Public Policy is 78-82%.
- Remember to check out the list of important dates on the Admissions Website to keep you on track.
- Don't forget about the Student Profile Form! This allows you to tell the University about yourself and reasons why you should be accepted (outside academic reasons).
Apply online in the Fall/Winter before your first semester. Apply through Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC).
- High school students: ensure that you use the 101 application. Your school or band counsellor should be able to assist you with this.
Click on the appropriate link if you are:
Want to know how to contact your band for funding? Interested in applying for Aboriginal based scholarships? Check out ARCs scholarship guide and contact Véronique Roussel for more information.Out-of-Province Admissions
Please e-mail Véronique Roussel
We are more than happy to show you around! Click here to book a tour and come visit our campus, meet faculty, staff and students, and find all that Guelph has to offer.Accommodations while visiting Guelph
Accommodations are available at hotels and bed and breakfasts close to the University. For a list of options click here.
Interested in knowing more about the services available for Aboriginal students?
Please contact Véronique Roussel, the Aboriginal Liaison. Véronique is available to help you find out more about the University of Guelph's wealth of programs and services, and to answer any questions you may have about becoming a student at Guelph.