Located in Guelph, Ont., the University of Guelph was established in 1964 and is considered one of Canada’s top universities. Its three founding members – Macdonald Institute, the Ontario Agricultural College and the Ontario Veterinary College – are older than the University itself. Established in Toronto in 1872, the Ontario Veterinary College is the oldest veterinary school in Canada.
With more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is consistently ranked highly for providing a comprehensive education that combines traditional academia with experiential learning and co-operative education outside the classroom. Research opportunities allow students to learn and work with faculty who are experts in their field.
The University welcomes international students from around the world, while providing study abroad programs for those interested in broadening their global perspective. Guelph’s alumni population continues to grow and now totals more than 101,000 alumni in 145 countries.