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How to Apply to Undergraduate Programs (International Students)

University of Guelph's 9 Application Steps

Follow these steps to properly apply to the University of Guelph. If you have any questions about the process please contact our team at

The international application deadline is February 15, 2023. Applications are accepted past this date and will be processed on a rolling basis, but program space cannot be guaranteed.

  1. Explore our Programs of Study and check the program-specific admission information and required courses.

  2. Check English Proficiency and Country Specific Requirements.

  3. Check to see if your program is offered at the University of Guelph (main campus), University of Guelph-Humber (Toronto), or if it is an Associate Diploma offered at the Ridgetown campus.

  4. Fill in and submit the appropriate Application Form along with your fee.

  5. After your application is processed, you will receive login information and instructions on how to submit documents to your Admission Portal. Submit the appropriate transcripts and other required documentation.  Some programs have supplemental forms.

  6. Submit English Proficiency test scores to IELTS scores may be scanned and verified on-site. All other test scores must be sent officially.

  7. You are encouraged to submit the Student Profile Form.

  8. Check your Admission Portal for required and outstanding documents.

  9. All international students attending the University of Guelph must have a valid Study Permit. Contact Canadian Immigration regarding visa procedures at Our DLI# is O19305391192. For additional support, contact our International Student Advisors at: