Location : Canada ,Ontario
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The University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus is an institution strongly focused on teaching, research and technology transfer. Ridgetown offers diploma programs in agriculture, environmental management, equine care and management, horticulture and veterinary technology. Ridgetown also offers one-year certificate programs in performance horse handling and veterinary office administration.
Ridgetown’s agricultural and environmental research began 80 years ago, and remains a crucial part of the campus’ mission and objectives. The applied research projects conducted by scientists through the campus are well-known and respected by Ontario’s farmers as well as professionals worldwide.
International applicants applying from high school/secondary school may apply for the Fall entry point, which begins in September. To be considered for admission to our academic programs, entrance scholarships and guaranteed residence, applicants must submit their application by February 15 and supporting documents by March 1. We encourage you to submit applications by January 17 and documents by February 1 so they may be considered for early admission.
The University of Guelph will treat courses completed previously through Summer School, Night School, or Correspondence in the same manner as those completed through day school; they will be counted equally in determining your admission average.
The University of Guelph will be using the highest grade reported for any repeated courses.
The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph. Please Note: possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Students educated in a language other than English should reference ourEnglish Proficiency Requirements .
If you are an international applicant who has previously attended College or University and will receive more than 2.00 credits upon admission
The University reserves the right to deny admission to you if you do not demonstrate satisfactory facility in English, regardless of academic qualifications.
Francophone Canadian citizens educated in Canada will not be required to meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You will also be considered as having met the English Proficiency requirement if you completed the International Baccalaureate diploma where English was the language of instruction.
Acceptable English Proficiency Tests
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS)||Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6|
|Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)||Minimum overall band score of 70|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)||
|Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)||Minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE)||Minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component|
|Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program||Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10).|
Steckley Hall, Ridgetown’s on-campus residence, houses over 250 students in double and single rooms. Services in the residence include cable TV, phone and internet access, laundry facilities, fitness room and student lounges.
For students who want fewer distractions in residence, quiet wings are available. All first-year students who meet residence application deadlines are guaranteed a place in residence.
Currently there are no scholarships available.