Student standing by the gryphon statue

About U of G

We have it. 

What you seek in a university experience, U of G has it. 

As a learner, you're at the centre of U of G. We provide you with everything you need for an outstanding education and a promising future. This is one of the best places to learn and live.

Video By: Emil Smolders, University of Guelph Alumni

Our Campus:

  • 23,751 total enrolment
  • 86 majors
  • 3,000+ students enrolled in Co-operative Education
  • 200+ clubs
  • 19 intramural sports
  • 25,000 sq foot fitness centre
  • 400 acre aboretum
  • 6 U of G Snapchat filters
  • 12 President's and Chancellors' scholars awarded every year
  • 7 Dining halls
  • 13 Coffee houses
  • 2 Bakeries
  • 12 Certificate programs to enhance your degree
  • Over 4,000 on campus jobs
  • 109 experiential learning opportunities
  • 155,000 alumni
  • 2 food trucks
  • More than 3,000,000 bricks make up our walkways on campus
  • The Gryphon is our mascot and signifies strength and wisdom
  • Red, Black and Gold are our colours.

Points of Pride:

  • One of Canada's Top Comprehensive Universities (Maclean's)
  • Top marks for Student Experience (Maclean's)
  • $146 million in annual research funding - we attract more money than any other university in Canada without a medical school
  • $23 million awarded to 7,950 students in 2017/2018
  • One of the highest % of female STEM students nationally
  • 90.15% employment rate within 6 months of graduation (CUDO, 2015)
  • $76.6 million investment from federal government to start a digital food revolution
  • Over 90% of students entering in first year return for their second year at Guelph

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Start your journey to join the 23,500+ students who call this campus home! Our students choose U of G for so many reasons - reasons that are as unique and varied as their perspectives, backgrounds, and personalities they contribute to our diverse community. 

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120