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At A Glance

Ridgetown Campus

The University of Guelph is continually ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities, providing a wide variety of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as numerous diploma, certificate and continuing education opportunities.

The Ridgetown Campus has been part of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) – at the University of Guelph since 1997. Internationally renowned for its leadership in teaching, research and extension service, OAC is Canada’s most comprehensive institution focusing on agriculture, food, the environment and rural communities.

Industry reputation

Our programs have earned an excellent industry reputation, and many employers seek out Ridgetown grads. The majority of recent graduates are already working in their field of study within two months of completing their academic program.

Academic environment

Ridgetown Campus students are taught by instructors who are leaders in their fields. Our faculty members are engaged in relevant, applied research, and committed to being accessible to their students.

Small campus

The 650 full-time students at Ridgetown Campus enjoy the advantages of a smaller campus. This is a place where instructors know your name and you will quickly become part of the campus family.

Quick facts about Ridgetown

Nadine Gill

"If you decide to come to Ridgetown I encourage you to get involved on campus! I have had a great combination of academic and leadership opportunities as a student at Ridgetown Campus. I’ve been involved in the Student Ambassador program and the Ridgetown Campus – Community Committee and really enjoyed getting involved."

Nadine Gill
Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute Lindsay, ON
Associate Diploma in Agriculture, Class of 2012

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