Associate Diploma Programs

To apply to these Associate Diplomas: 

University of Guelph


To enter into the first semester of your desired diploma program, the minimum requirements are as follows: 

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of 60% average in the final year of study, excluding Workplace courses

If you do not meet the above requirements, you may also be considered if you will be 19 years of age at the date of enrolment, and have been out of secondary school for at least one year. You may also be considered for admission on the basis of relevant work experience, practical knowledge, special skills or abilities.

Note: Turfgrass Management applicants must also submit a Background Information Form

You are encouraged to complete general, advanced, College (C), University (U), or University/College (M) course types at the 11 and 12 grade level in mathematics, biology and chemistry.

To apply to the Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology at Ridgetown:

We also offer an associate diploma in Veterinary Technology at our Ridgetown campus. The minimum requirements are as follows: 

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, with credits in SBI3C or SBI4U; SCH3Uor SCH4C; MTC4C or MAP4C, or any grade 4U math
  • ENG4C or any 4U English
  • U level courses minimum grade must be 60%; 'C' level course minimum grade must be 70%.

If you have met or are in the process of meeting the academic pre-requisite requirements, you are required to take part in pre-admissions testing. You will also be asked to complete a written questionnaire at Ridgetown Campus in late February/early March.