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University of Guelph (U of G): Acceptance Rate, Ranking, Admissions 2024, Fees

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Guelph University Highlights

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Year of establishment1964
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Accepted Exams
TOEFLPTE+2 More
Total International Students1200
Size of Campus in acres1223
UG/PG Course Ratio1.33
Faculty/Student Ratio13
Endowments ValueCanadian Dollar 413 million
Scholarships2
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses6846 CAD for 2 sharing (UG),9372 CAD for 2 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses6326 CAD (UG),6326 CAD (PG)
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Q:   Is the University of Guelph easy to get into?

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According to unofficial sources, the University of Guelph acceptance rate is around 66%. The University of Guelph has a moderately selective admission policy. So, to take admission to University of Guelph, students must meet the eligibility requirements and apply on time with all the supporting documents. In short, to take admission to the undergraduate courses of the University of Guelph, the applicants must have class 10 standard verified board results accompanies by Class 12 grades listed by subject from school with at least 80%. Whereas, for admission to graduate courses, the applicants must have a bachelor's degree. 

 

Q:   How much is the University of Guelph application fee?

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The details about the University of Guelph application fee for international students are given below:

  • Undergraduate Courses: International applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of CAD 90
  • Graduate Courses: An application fee of CAD 120 has to be paid (CAD 150 for MBA and MA Leadership programs)
 

Q:   Why choose University of Guelph?

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The University of Guelph is known for its warm and friendly campus atmosphere. For numerous years in row, the university has been ranked by international students in Ontario as the best university in the province for its living and learning environment, and support for international students. Furthermore, the campus offers many opportunities for students to become involved in their community and gain leadership experience. It has around 2,000 international students from nearly 140 countries.

 

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Q:   Are there any entrance scholarships available for international students at the University of Guelph?

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Yes, there are many scholarships that are available for students residing abroad. If you hold an excellent academic record and have contributed as a leader towards your school or community, you can apply for Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship. If approved, you’ll get a scholarship amount of $42,000. In case you’re among the top international students but your application gets rejected, you may be awarded International Academic Leadership Entrance Scholarships.

 

Q:   Does the University of Guelph offer full scholarships for international students?

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The University of Guelph offers scholarships to its international students. The details of some of the University of Guelph scholarships are given below:

  • International Entrance Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to international students entering post-secondary studies at the University of Guelph for the first time and registering in the first semester of a degree programme in the Fall semester. 
  • Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship: One scholarship is awarded each year to the top international student. It is valued at CAD 42,500 and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of the university’s leading professors

Read: Top Canada Scholarships for International Students 

 

Guelph University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :CAD 40 - 120
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Fall1ˢᵗ May - 1ˢᵗ Nov 2024
Spring1ˢᵗ Feb 2024
Summer1ˢᵗ Jan 2025
Winter1ˢᵗ Aug 2024
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Q:   What are the application deadlines for the MSc in Computer Science course of the University of Guelph?

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The University of Guelph application deadline for MSc in Computer Science is given below:

Semester Intake

Application Deadline 

Spring 2024

Feb 1, 2024

Fall 2024

Jun 1, 2024

Winter 2025

Oct 1, 2024

Note:

  • The University of Guelph strongly encourages international applicants to apply a minimum of 9 months in advance of the start date of the semester. This has to be done so that study permits can be processed on time for admission
  • Application processing times can vary and take approximately 2-3 months for decision
 

Q:   How can I get admission to the Master of Data Science programme of the University of Guelph?

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The University of Guelph Master of Data Science requirements are given below:

  • An Honors Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institute with a minimum overall average of 70% (B-) in the last four semesters of study with the specific programme requirements like majors or minors or working knowledge in specific domains
  • IELTS with an average of 6.5 with no individual score lower than 6 is required or equivalent
  • GMAT / GRE score is not required
 

Guelph University Tuition Fees, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
B.Sc.(38 courses)
INR 11 L - 20 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(11 courses)
INR 19 L - 30 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
B.A.(23 courses)
INR 17 L - 20 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
BBA(7 courses)
INR 16 L - 25 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
B.Arch(1 course)
INR 27 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
B.Agri(1 course)
INR 20 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
MS(31 courses)
INR 8 L - 26 L
Duration1 year-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 89 - 93, PTE: 60 & Above
M.A.(22 courses)
INR 8 L - 12 L
Duration1 year-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
UG Diploma(5 courses)
INR 8 L - 17 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 89 & Above, PTE: 60 & Above
B.Com(9 courses)
INR 22 L - 25 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 87 - 89, PTE: 60 & Above
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Q:   Does the University of Guelph require IELTS?

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Yes, one of the University of Guelph admission requirements is to meet the English language test proficiency requirements. The minimum scores required in the English language tests are given below:

Tests

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

IELTS Academic

Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6

6.5

TOEFL

Overall score of 89 with no individual scores less than 21

89 overall, with a minimum of 21 in each component

PTE

Overall score of 60 and no scores less than 60 in any component

60 overall, with a minimum of 60 in each component

Duolingo

110

120

 

Q:   What are the admission requirements for Computer Science at the University of Guelph?

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To take admission, students are required to meet the University of Guelph admission requirements for MSc in Computer Science given below:

  • Academic requirement: 4-year Honors degree in Computer Science or a 4-year Honors degree in another discipline with a minor in Computer Science
  • Minimum average: A minimum B average or 75% during the previous two years of full-time university study for an accredited university undergraduate degree
  • A faculty research advisor: Students must get in touch with prospective Graduate Faculty advisors as each MSc student shall have to conduct thesis research
  • English language proficiency test: IELTS (6.5) / TOEFL (89) / PTE (60) / Duolingo (120)
 

Q:   What are the requirements for Guelph University Computer Science (MS)?

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Guelph University admission requirements for MS in CS are:

  • A 4-year Honors degree in Computer Science or in another discipline with at least 10 courses related to Computer Science
  • A minimum of 75% average during the last 4 semesters of full-time UG study is required
  • English language proficiency score
  • Application materials
 

Q:   What do you need to get into University of Guelph Biotechnology (Masters)?

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Guelph University admission requirements for Masters in Biotechnology course are given as follows:

  • The applicants must have completed an Honors bachelor’s degree with a minimum admission average of B (75% or higher) in one of the following fields: Biology / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Molecular Biology and Genetics / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Food Science / Agriculture / Food Production Systems
  • A strong Science background
  • TOEFL score of 93 / IELTS score of 7.0 / Duolingo score of 130
  • GRE score is not required
 

Q:   How can I get admission to the Master of Data Science programme of the University of Guelph?

A: 

The University of Guelph Master of Data Science requirements are given below:

  • An Honors Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institute with a minimum overall average of 70% (B-) in the last four semesters of study with the specific programme requirements like majors or minors or working knowledge in specific domains
  • IELTS with an average of 6.5 with no individual score lower than 6 is required or equivalent
  • GMAT / GRE score is not required
 

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Guelph University Rankings 2024

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Business EconomicsC++
#401-500
#551-600
Computer Science EngineeringC++
#251-300
#176-200
#301-350
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Q:   What are the world rankings of University of Guelph?

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University of Guelph is one of the best and top-rated Public universities in Canada. The university is known globally for its academic excellence across a wide range of subjects. University of Guelph is consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. According to QS World University Ranking, University of Guelph has been constantly ranked in 2023 at #551-600 and then in 2024 at #486 in the world. 

 

Q:   How has University of Guelph fared in the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings?

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University of Guelph has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings.  The US News & World Report Global Universities rankings of University of Guelph for 2023 is 497,  and it has been Declining in last three years. The US News & World Report Rankings for University of Guelph for 2022 was 483, whereas for 2021 was 483.

 

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Answered 2 months ago

The Guelph University acceptance rate is around 66%, which means admissions are slightly competitive for international students. Apart from this, students have to meet the general University of Guelph requirements for admission in undergraduate and graduate programs. 

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 2 months ago

To get admission to computer Science programs at the University of Toronto (UofT) and the University of Guelph (UofG), international students must have a bachelor's degree in a relevent descipline. We have mentioned the general requirements for MS in CS admissions:

  • Admission to the MSc in Computer Sc

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 2 months ago

To apply for the University of Guelph admissions, interntional students can follow the below steps:

Step 1: Explore the University of Guelph courses and check the requirements

Step 2: Check English language requirements and other requirements

Step 3: Fill in and submit the appropriate Application Form

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 4 months ago

The University of Guelph is considered to be a high-quality education that offer higher educations. The reasons for the aforementioned statements are given below: 

  • Availability of wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Research excellence
  • Positive student experience
  • Diverse student body 
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Akanksha Malhotra

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Answered 5 months ago

Yes, one may apply for part-time studies at the University of Guelph and no special or separate admission criteria have been mandated. The University of Guelph requirements for international students will depend on various factors. Those interested in a degree programme should be holding a degree in

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