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About the University of Guelph
The University of Guelph is regarded as one of Canada’s best comprehensive universities, recognized for the high quality of its teaching, research and outstanding facilities. Engaged in a wide variety of academic programs, Guelph's 20,000 students and 860 faculty members thrive on the cutting edge of their fields.

The Campus
The beautiful main campus of 412 hectares is approximately an hour’s drive west of Toronto and includes a 165-hectare arboretum and a 12-hectare Research Park.

The People
Full-time undergraduates: 17,436
Part-time undergraduates and graduates: 1,771
Graduate students: 2,131
Full-time faculty: 860
Staff: 1,930

Student jobs: 3,400
Alumni: 92,000 active alumni in 140+ countries.

Special Characteristics

  • Over $157 million in research funding makes Guelph one of Canada’s most research-intensive universities.
  • The Centre for New Students, the first of its kind in Canada, helps students make a successful transition to university.
  • The largest residence system in Ontario.
  • Outstanding library system with access to more than 7.5 million items.
  • 56 exchange opportunities in 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania and the United States.