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How to Apply to Undergraduate Programs | International Students

Apply to the University of Guelph from Outside of Canada

Many undergraduate programs are still accepting applications from international high school applicants, with offers being issued on a rolling basis for fall 2024.  
 

  1. Explore our Programs of Study and check the program-specific admission requirements, including English proficiency.
  2. Fill in and submit the appropriate Application Form along with your fee.
  3. After processing, you will receive login information and instructions to upload documents to your Admission Portal. Submit the appropriate transcripts and other required documentation as listed in your portal checklist.
  4. Submit English proficiency test scores, as required. IELTS scores may be scanned and verified on-site. All other test scores must be sent officially.  
  5. Monitor your email and Admission Portal for application updates and next steps. 


International Students may need a Study Permit and Provincial Attestation Letter to study at the University of Guelph. The detailed procedure regarding study permit application can be found on the Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website. Our DLI# is O19305391192

For additional support, contact our Global Pre-Arrival Support Advisor at gpsadvisor@uoguelph.ca

Application Forms

International Students

Apply for Fall 2024 

  • Provide complete personal information (name, address, date of birth). List the e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone, where you can be contacted throughout the application process.
  • A $90 CAD non-refundable application processing fee is required of all high school (semester one) applicants. Advanced Standing/Transfer applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of $180 CAD, which includes the $90 CAD application fee and $90 CAD evaluation fee. 

Start my Application

The Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) is the service provider used by the University of Guelph to process and deliver your application information and payment. All information you provide on the online application will be used exclusively by the University of Guelph.

Additional Application Methods

  • Proceed to Common App to start your application.
  • A $90 USD non-refundable application processing fee is required of all high school (semester one) applicants. Advanced Standing/Transfer applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of $180 USD (this includes a $90 USD application fee and $90 USD evaluation fee).
  • The Common App site gives the option of a fee waiver, however we will not waive the application processing fees.

Disclaimer: The Common App can not be used by Canadian citizens (including those with dual citizenship) or Permanent Residents; these applicants must use the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) site.

Please visit our OpenEd website for more information.

Canadian Citizens

Canadian citizens attending school outside of Canada must apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC). This application has now closed for fall 2024. For more information, please email intapps@uoguelph.ca