U of G

University of Guelph

50 Stone Rd E, Guelph, Canada
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About University of Guelph

University of Guelph is a school located in with a total of 2023 courses available to enroll in.

The University of Guelph (U of G) is a comprehensive public research university located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The U of G was founded in 1964 following the amalgamation of the Ontario Veterinary College, the Macdonald Institute, and the Ontario Agricultural College.

The institution is renowned for great academic achievements, and innovative research-intensive programs. The university's Veterinary medicine program is ranked 4th in the world. The Maclean's 'University Rankings 2018' ranked the University of Guelph 4th in Canada in the Comprehensive category which features universities that conduct thorough research as well as offer a wide range of professional programs in various disciplines. The fully accredited university has scored top marks for student satisfaction among medium-sized Canadian universities according to The Globe and Mail.

U of G has maintained these impressive rankings thanks to the lively campus life. The institution's Hospitality and Tourism Management program has the highest research index in Canada. Ranked 50th by Times Higher Education for top 100 universities under 50 years old, University of Guelph campus is expansive and spans 1,017 acres which include a 30-acre research park and a 408-acre University of Guelph Arboretum.

Its students have the highest graduation rate (at 89%) compared to other Canadian comprehensive universities. University of Guelph was rated by the Macleans magazine as the best comprehensive Canadian university in 2006 and 2007. The school receives the biggest share of research funding than all other Canadian universities without a medical school. It also boasts the highest proportions of life-science expertise per capita as compared to other universities in North America.


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