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International Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Students applying to Fall 2023 may apply on a rolling basis using the University of Guelph Application Form.

Students educated in a language other than English should reference our English Proficiency Requirements.

If you are an international applicant who has previously attended College or University and will receive more than 2.00 credits upon admission, please consult our International Transfer Students Admission Requirements.

For information on course lists and course descriptions within your degree program of choice, check out the Undergraduate Calendar. The Undergraduate Calendar website is also where you will find info on general university policies.

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Admission Requirements By Country

The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in their home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph.

Choose your country:

Afghanistan

Baccalauria, with a minimum B in all subjects.

Argentina

Bachillerato with a minimum of 8.

Austria

Reifegprufung (Matura).

Azerbaijan

Attestat - Certificate of (Completed) Secondary Education with a minimum combination of 4 and 5.

Baharin

See Middle East.

Bahamas

12 years schooling, a combination of British GCSE examinations and SAT I and II subject tests. See also: Home Schooled Students for details by degree area/Freshman Year College of the Bahamas. See also GCE and IB.

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with first division pass (60-100). See also IB and GCE.

Barbados

See Caribbean.

Bermuda

Bermuda Secondary School Certificate with excellent grades; 12 years schooling, a combination of British (B)GCSE examinations and SAT I and II subject tests upon request. See also IBGCE and American Patterned Education.

Bolivia

Excellent results (5.5/7 or 75/100).

Botswana

See British Patterned Education.

Brazil

Brazil Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio (minimum 7.5) + Vestibular (University Entrance Exam) or Middle Education National or SAT I and SAT II subject tests.

Bulgaria

Diploma Za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie (School Leaving Diploma) with grades of 5 or better.

Burkina Faso

See France or French Baccalaureate or IB.

Cameroon

See IBGCE or French Baccalaureate.

Caribbean

See Caribbean Information Page.

Students must complete the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Diploma with a minimum of 6 individual subjects with at least two 2-Unit courses at the CAPE Level. Other subjects may be presented at the CSEC (CXC) Level. Predicted CAPE Level grades of 1 or 2 are required for admission consideration. Students going into Science or Engineering are encouraged to take a minimum of two 2-Unit CAPE Level subjects in Science and/or Mathematics. 

Transfer credit may be granted for 2-Unit courses at the Advanced Level with grades of 1, 2, or 3. Please note that Caribbean Studies and Communications Studies can not be used for admission.

(See also IBGCE and American Patterned Education)

Chile

Licencia de Educación Media and the Prueba de Aptitud Académica (PAA).

China

See our Chinese Curriculum webpage

1. Students progressing through Upper Middle School: the Academic Proficiency Test (APT)/HuiKao from CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service with a minimum of 5 relevant required subjects for the degree and major, along with school documents for grades 10, 11, and first semester Grade 12 are required. Final official Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate will be required in August from the CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service.

2. Students who finished high school in a previous year are required to submit the Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate and the Chinese National University Entrance Examinations (NCEE) including a minimum of 5 relevant required subjects. All documents and English translations must be sent directly to Admission Services through CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service. In the absence of NCEE, SAT I and SAT II subject tests including all required subjects specific to your degree and major may be submitted for admission consideration.

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(See also Canadian CurriculumAmerican Patterned EducationGCE and IB)

Colombia

Excellent Bachillerato results (9/10). Bachillerato en Ciencias academically focused on sciences and humanities. 

Costa Rica

Bachillerato along with successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning is typically required.

Dominican Republic

See Caribbean Information Page.

Ecuador

Bachillerato with excellent results. (See also American Patterned Education and IB).

Egypt

Thanaweya Amma - General Secondary Education Certificate or IBAmerican Patterned or French Baccalaureate with excellent results.

El Savador

Bachiller Academico with a minimum approximately 8 out of 10.

England

See United Kingdom.

Ethiopia

Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination. Minimum average required for consideration begins at 78-80%. See also European Baccalaureate.

France

Baccalaureate/Baccalaureate General/ Diplome de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degre/Option Internationale du Baccalaureat with good results overall and in required subjects.

Germany

Reifezeugnis / Abitur / Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife.

Ghana

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exam results, with a minimum B3 on predicted grades and a scratch card for confirmation required for finals.

Greece

Apolytirio Genikou Lykeiou (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate), with a minimum of 16.1.

Guatemala

First year completed at a recognized university.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a combination of 4 and 5. Predicted school marks must be presented on a 5 point scale.

Haiti

See Caribbean Information Page.

India

See our India information page

Completion of a Class 12 State Board Certificate in the required academic stream with strong First Division standing.

For example:

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) OR Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (ISC) OR
  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)

For early admission decisions, students may submit verified 10th standard board results accompanied by anticipated Class 12 grades listed by subject from the school, with a minimum aver-age of 80%. Completion of Class 12 Board Exam Certificate with strong First Division standing is required in May/June. All information required by the board to verify your Class 10 and 12 certificates. Students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Commerce who do not have 12th Standard Math please register and complete an www.ilc.org MHF4U Math for Biological Science or Commerce and MCV4U Math for Physical Science degrees with a minimum 75-80% depending on degree/major. Final Indian curriculum graduating documents must be submitted to Admission Services from the corresponding board. When possible, Admission Services will verify scanned finals online that can be emailed to intdocs@uoguelph.ca.

For students in India, you may contact our University of Guelph In-Country Representative at india@uoguelph.ca for information about applying, subject-specific requirements and scholarships.

Indonesia

Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas (STTB SMA) or Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School with good/very good marks + EBTANAS.

Iran

Diploma Metevaseth/National High School Diploma (after 12 years) or Pre-university year + Diploma Metevaseth with a minimum of 16.

Iraq

Sixth Form Baccalaureat, with a minimum 8.

Ireland

Ardteistimeireacht (Irish Leaving Certificate - ILC).

Italy

Diploma De Esame Di Stato. (See IB and American Patterned Education )

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho).

Jamaica

See Caribbean Information Page.

Jordan

See Middle East.

Kazakhstan

Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with a minimum combination of 4 and 5.

Kenya

Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with grades of A and B.

Korea (South)

Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Choeupchang (Academic Upper Secondary School Certificate) + College Scholastic Ability Test.

Kuwait

See Middle East.

Latvia

Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu with excellent results.

Lebanon

See American Patterned Education, British Patterned Education (GCE), French Baccalaureate and IB.

Libya

High School Leaving Certificate

Malaysia

See our Malaysian Admission webpage.

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (Malaysian Higher School Certificate) or Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). See also IBGCE and American Patterned Education.

Mauritius

See GCE,  French Baccalaureate and IB.

Mexico

Bachillerato with very good / excellent results including required subjects.

Middle East

See Middle East information page.

Applicants from Bahrain, Jordan, Palestine, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Yemen must present the National Secondary School Education/Leaving Certificate (Tawjihiyah) with very good/excellent results overall and in appropriate subjects.

Students from Kuwait should present the Shahad-al-thanawia-al-a-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) with excellent results and those from UAE, the Secondary School Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma). See UAE for more details. Documents must be official and come from the school, Ministry or the appropriate Cultural Bureau.

Netherlands

VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) Diploma with a minimum 7/10.

New Zealand

National Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 3 and University Entrance Standard inclusive of approved subjects. Grades required for admission will vary by program, but based on the New Zealand grading scale, the minimum level for admission consideration is “Merit.”

Nigeria

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exam results. Minimum B3 on predicted grades and a scratch card for confirmation required for finals. (See also British Patterned Education (GCE))

Norway

Vitnemal Fra den Videregaende Skole/Certificate of Secondary Education.

Oman

See Middle East.

Pakistan

Intermediate and Higher Secondary School Certificate with strong excellent to outstanding grades.

Palestine

See Middle East.

Panama

Bachillerato with excellent result. (See also IB or American Patterned Education)

Peru

Successful completion of one year of post-secondary studies at a recognized university and a Certificado de Educacion Secundaria Comun Completa.

Philippines

High School Diploma. Candidates must graduate from a 12-year high school education system. Students graduating from the former 11-year system are required to submit one year of post-secondary studies.

Poland

Świadectwo Dojrzałości Liceum Ogólnokształcącego with a minimum average of  approximately 4.5 out of 6 to start admission consideration.

Portugal

Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários within the good (bom) category with scores of 16-15 out of 20.

Qatar

See Middle East.

Russia

Attestat o Srednam (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovani - Certificate of (Completed) Secondary Education with good grades.

Saudia Arabia

See Middle East.

Singapore

Singapore/Cambridge GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations. See also GCE requirements.

South Africa

National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum high Meritorious to Outstanding for admission consideration.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Certificate of Education including Ordinary Levels and at least 3 Advanced Level subjects with a minimum B average.

Sweden

Fullstandigt Slutbetyg from Gymnasieskolan

Switzerland

Federal School Leaving Certificate – Maturité/Maturität/Maturità with a minimum 5 out of 6 or 8 out of 10.

Syria

See Middle East.

Taiwan

Senior High School Certificate of Graduation + Joint College Entrance Exam.

Tanzania

Certificate of Secondary Education and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education.

Thailand

First-year standing in a recognized university is normally required, however, applicants holding the Mattayom 6 with superior academic standing (3.0 to 4.0 in all required core courses) may be considered.

Trinidad

See Caribbean.

Turkey

See our Turkey information page.

Lise Diploması with very good/ excellent results. Submission of a school profile is expected. 

UAE

Secondary School Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma) with a minimum B+ overall and in required subjects. (See also: British Patterned Education (GCE), India (above), American Patterned EducationCanadian Curriculum, and IB)

Uganda

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education. Five academic subjects: English, with at least 3 academic A Levels of a minimum B to begin admission consideration. (See also: British Patterned Education (GCE))

Ukraine

Atestat pro Povnu Zagal’nu Seredniu Osvitu (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) with a minimum of approximately 9 out of 12 to begin consideration.

United States of America

You must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 - 3.9/ 4.0 (varies by program/major) from a regionally accredited high school.

In response to the pandemic, University of Guelph is going SAT/ACT optional for the Fall 2021 admission cycle. We will consider the results (if submitted), if they benefit the student and make their application stronger however students who do not submit a score will not be penalized.

We are looking for prerequisite courses at the senior level and they should include specific subjects that are required for admission to your degree program and major of choice. Your school profile with grading scale should be included with documents, and all sent through Parchment/Naviance/Docufide whenever possible, or emailed directly by the school to intdocs@uoguelph.ca

Possessing the minimum requirement does not guarantee admission.

If you wish to include a Personal Statement, please use our Student Profile Form.

If you are an American curriculum applicant who has previously attended college or university and will receive more than 2.00 credits upon admission, please consult our International Transfer Students Admission Requirements.

United Kingdom

See our United Kingdom information page.

Uzbekistan

See Russia.

Venezuela

Successful completion of the first year at an accredited institution of higher learning is typically required. See also USA.

Vietnam

Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate) with a minimum of 8.

Yemen

See Middle East

Zambia

Successful completion of the first year at an accredited institution of higher learning is typically required. Applicants with excellent results in the Zambian School Certificate (3+).

Zimbabwe

General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (ZGCE O-Level) and Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (ZGCE A-Level) with a minimum B to begin admission consideration. (See also: British Patterned Education (GCE))

 

Admission Requirements By Curriculum

NOTE: AP is not a standalone curriculum however if you will graduate with your home country or another accredited curriculum you may use your AP examination results from the College Board as transfer credits.

If you have completed Advanced Placement Final Examinations with a minimum grade of 4, you will be eligible to receive university-specific transfer credits, where applicable, to a maximum of 2.00 credits. You may request a change to unspecified credit on an individual basis within the first 30 days of your first semester.

Please arrange for an official score report to be sent directly to Admission Services. Transfer credit will be assigned once this has been received in Admission Services.

To request an official final AP exam score report, please contact the College Board, AP Services:

AP Services
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
Phone: (609) 771-7300 or (888) 225-5427
(toll-free in the U.S. or Canada)

Please note: The University of Guelph College Board identification code is 0892.

The University of Guelph mailing address is:

Admission Services, University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada  N1G 2W1

Admission Requirements

You must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 - 3.9/ 4.0 (varies by program/major) from a regionally accredited high school.

In response to the pandemic, the University of Guelph is going SAT/ACT optional for the Fall 2022 admission cycle. We will consider the results (if submitted) if they benefit the student and make their application stronger however students who do not submit a score will not be penalized.

We are looking for prerequisite courses at the senior level and they should include specific subjects that are required for admission to your degree program and major of choice. Your school profile with grading scale should be included with documents, and all sent through Parchment/Naviance/Docufide whenever possible, or emailed directly by the school to intdocs@uoguelph.ca.

Possessing the minimum requirement does not guarantee admission.

If you wish to include a Personal Statement, please use our Student Profile Form.

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you have completed Advanced Placement Final Examinations with a minimum grade of 4, you will be eligible to receive university specific transfer credits, where applicable, to a maximum of 2.00 credits. You may request a change to unspecified credit on an individual basis within the first 30 days of your first semester.

Please arrange for an official score report to be sent directly to Admission Services. Transfer credit will be assigned once this has been received in Admission Services.

To request an official final AP exam score report, please contact the College Board, AP Services:

AP Services
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671

Phone: (609) 771-7300 or (888) 225-5427
(toll-free in the U.S. or Canada)

Please note: The University of Guelph College Board identification code is 0892.

The University of Guelph mailing address is:

Admission Services, University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada  N1G 2W1

Applying to U of G

Students should ensure that senior year final grades from first semester and second semester interim grades, along with grades 9-11, are submitted by the March 1 document deadline date (or February 1 for early consideration).

While we may continue to accept applications and documents after the deadline, we cannot guarantee availability of space in programs or scholarships. Offers of admission will be made on a rolling basis as files become complete whenever possible.

If you are an international applicant from another curriculum or country, please consult the Country Specific Admission Requirements.

Transfer Students

If you are an American curriculum applicant who has previously attended college or university and will receive more than 2.00 credits upon admission, please consult our International Transfer Students Admission Requirements.

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 Advanced Level passes and 3 (I)GCSE (Ordinary Level) passes.
  • 2 Advanced Supplementary subsidiary (AS) Level courses may be substituted for 1 Advanced Level Course.

You are expected to present a minimum 'A/B' or 6/7 grade on (I)GCSE, AS and predicted Advanced Level examinations with a minimum of 5 unique subject areas. While consideration will be given to subject prerequisites at the (I)GCSE Level, you are encouraged to present requirements at the AS or Advanced Level. Please note that General paper is not considered an acceptable subject.

Note: Please contact one of the following associations to request an official (replacement) certificate to be sent to Admission Services when final documents are requested.

AQA - aqa.org.uk/

Go to:

  1. Contact Us (on top of page);
  2. Past results and replacement certificates

A confirmation of Results Letter is sufficient.

£43.00 (~ 48€) + courier or postage; 4 weeks processing time.

EDEXCEL - qualifications.pearson.com

Go to:

  1. Support for you: Students;
  2. Replacement certificates
  3. Results for third parties £20

A Certifying Statement of Results is sufficient.

* The service costs £67 per delivery address for hard copy (you can request up to two delivery addresses per application) or £20 per delivery address for email verification. You can apply for one Qualification per application. 20 days processing time.

CIE - cie.org.uk

Go to:

  1. Exam Admin;
  2. Results;
  3. Priority result info

*Approx. £43 (~ 48€) + courier or postage; 28 days processing time. Priority results app £58.69, same day or next.

OCR - ocr.org.uk

Go to:

  1. I want to: Replace a lost certificate;
  2. Learners

*Approx. £47 (~ 49€) + courier or postage; 28 days processing time

SQA - sqa.org.uk/

Go to:

  1. Site Services (at bottom of page);
  2. Replacement Certificates;
  3. Order Replacement Certificates

*Approx. £40 (~ 42€) + courier or postage; 3 weeks processing time

CXC - cxc.org/

Go to:

  1. I want to;
  2. Request certificate

*USD$105 + courier or postage of USD$40 for international shipping.

Mauritius Examinations Syndicate - mes.intnet.mu 

Go to:

  1. Services;
  2. Records unit;
  3. Certifying Statement of Results from CIE.

*£43.77 (~ 49€) + courier or postage; 28 days processing time

Study at U of G: China Admission Web Page

Document Submission

See Chinese Curriculum Document Submission Guidelines - in Mandarin.

Please select the statement that best describes your current situation:

I am currently enrolled in a Chinese curriculum high school

General Academic Requirements – Due March 1, 2022

We welcome students to check the status of their documents at any time by checking their Admissions Portal.

If you wish to include a Personal Statement, please use our Student Profile Form.

I graduated from a Chinese curriculum high school

General Academic Requirements – Due March 1, 2022
  • Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate.
  • Academic Proficiency Test examination results (Huikao) with a minimum of 80/100 including required subjects.
  • NCEE (Gaokao) results including required subjects with a minimum of approximately 550 (in the absence of NCEE students may submit SAT and SATII results. See below for information). 
  • Both Gaokao and Huikao results must be verified by the China Higher Education Student Information & Career Center (CHESICC) using the CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service. Visit the CHESICC website for instructions.
  • English Proficiency requirements

We welcome students to check the status of their documents at any time by checking their Admissions Portal.

If you wish to include a Personal Statement, please use our Student Profile Form.

SAT I and SAT II Subject Tests

For students who graduated in previous years without an NCEE you may substitute this by using a combination of SAT and SATII Subject Test, SAT Critical Reading and Math with a combined minimum of 1100 and SAT II Subject tests with an approximate minimum of 550 per subject. The specific SAT II Subject Tests required depend upon the intended field of study:

  • Biological Sciences: Math (level 2), Biology (either E or M) and Chemistry
  • Physical Sciences: Math (level 2), Physics and Chemistry
  • Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences: Literature, and two additional humanities or social science type courses (e.g. World History, French, etc.)
  • Commerce: Math (level 2) plus two additional SAT's.

I am currently enrolled in a Canadian high school, British Patterned high school, International Baccalaureate high school, or American Patterned high school

Alternative Curriculum

For students enrolled in a Canadian high school, British Patterned high school, International Baccalaureate high school, or American Patterned high school, please consult our website for more details on entrance requirements.

Additional Documentation

For students applying to the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, additional documentation is required. Visit the Admission Services website for information.

Completed European Baccalaureate Diploma including prerequisite required exam with a minimum overall average of 75-80%. English must be a minimum of L1 or L2. Students with English as L2 are expected to write an English Proficiency exam.

Students applying with a French Baccalaureate should present a minimum overall score of 12 out of 20. Specific subject prerequisites should be completed at the highest co-efficient level.

Having the minimum score does not guarantee admission.

If you are applying with an IB Diploma from outside of Canada, you should present a minimum score of 28. Many programs will require a higher score for admission consideration. Reported bonus points from TOK and EE will be taken into consideration.

Having the minimum score does not guarantee admission.

You should complete the Diploma with 6 subjects: 3 Higher Level and 3 Standard Level. You should also include specific subject requirements for the program you are applying to among your Standard and Higher Level courses. If you are currently completing the IB Diploma, you will be considered for admission consideration based upon predicted IB scores. You should ensure that your anticipated scores are submitted using the 7 point scale.

Upon receipt of official final results from the IBO, we will assign specific transfer credits, where applicable, to a maximum of 2.0 credits for grades of 5 or better on Higher Level courses where you have been awarded the IB Diploma or DP Course. You may request a change to unspecified credit on an individual basis within the first 30 days of your first semester.

Note: Math Studies/Standard Level Applications and Interpretations are not an acceptable prerequisite for programs that require Grade 12 Advanced Functions, Calculus or equivalent. Students who do not complete the full IB Diploma must meet admission standards from an accredited high school graduating curriculum.

To request an official transcript please contact the International Baccalaureate Organization or email: transcripts.ibna@ibo.org to have results sent electronically to the university.

The University of Guelph mailing address is:

Admission Services, University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1

The sooner we receive your documents the more likely your courses will be put on your record prior to the second-course selection window.

Admission Requirements By Degree

Majors

Required Courses

Applied human nutrition

  • English
  • Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses

Child Studies & Family Studies and Human Development

  • English
  • Math
  • 1 of biology, chemistry or introductory kinesiology
  • 3 additional courses

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 1 arts or social studies
  • 1 additional course

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Majors

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

Environmental Management; Equine Management

  • English
  • biology
  • 4 additional courses

Food Industry Management

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • biology
  • chemistry
  • 2 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Majors

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 4 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Majors

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

  • English
  • calculus
  • 4 additional courses

Majors

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

  • English
  • Calculus
  • 2 additional courses from: Chemistry or Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Required Courses

  • English
  • 5 additional courses

Admission is determined through a combination of academic grades and the Background Information Form (BIF).

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 1 arts or social studies course
  • 1 additional course

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Majors

Biological Sciences

  • Animal Biology
  • Biochemistry*
  • Biodiversity
  • Biological Science
  • Bio-Medical Science
  • Biomedical Toxicology*
  • Environmental Biology
  • Food Science*
  • Human Kinetics
  • Marine and Freshwater Biology*
  • Microbiology*
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics*
  • Neuroscience*
  • Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences*
  • Plant Science*
  • Wildlife Biology and Conservation*
  • Zoology

Physical Sciences

  • Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry*
  • Biological and Medical Physics*
  • Chemical Physics*
  • Chemistry*
  • Environmental Geomatics*
  • Mathematical Science
  • Nanoscience*
  • Physical Science
  • Physics*
  • Theoretical Physics

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

Biological Sciences

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Physical Sciences

  • English
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Majors

  • Animal Science*
  • Crop Science*
  • Honours Agriculture*
  • Horticulture*

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Majors

  • Ecology*
  • Environment and Resource Management*
  • Environmental Economics and Policy*
  • Environmental Sciences*

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

Required Courses

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

No direct admission from secondary school. A minimum of two years of a university undergraduate degree program is required for admission consideration. Students preparing for admission to the DVM program should take high school English, Math, Biology, and Chemistry.

Majors

  • Agriculture* (Ridgetown)
  • Environmental Management (Ridgetown)
  • Equine Care and Management* (Ridgetown)
  • Horticulture*** (Ridgetown)
  • Turfgrass Management* (Guelph)
  • Veterinary Technology (Ridgetown)

* Offered as regular or co-op programs.

To learn more about the Associate Diploma programs offered at our Ridgetown campus, please visit the Ridgetown Campus website.

Required Courses

Veterinary Technology

  • English
  • Advanced math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

Admission is determined by a combination of your academic average and faculty evaluation of the Background Information Form (BIF). The BIF can be found at admission.uoguelph.ca/suppforms.

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services.

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