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