Ridgetown Campus welcomes international student applications to all of our diploma and certificate programs!
The official secondary school (high school) graduation certificate/diploma that would admit you to an internationally-recognized university in your home country is normally acceptable for applications to our programs.
For further details on out-of-country admission requirements, including the General Certificate of Education (GCE), please refer to our website at admission.uoguelph.ca/international
Applying to Programs & Supporting Documents Required:
All program applications go through www.ontariocolleges.ca, with an application deadline of March 1 (Veterinary Technology Feb 1)
Supporting documentation (Assessed/translated transcripts, English Proficiency scores) must be submitted by April 1 (Veterinary Technology Feb 14)
Official documents should come directly from the issuing institution or accreditation body. Where English translations are needed, please have the verified documents supplied for consideration.
Post-secondary transcripts must be assessed by World Education Services (WES). Both a credentialed assessment and a course-by-course assessment is required. Supporting documentation can be sent directly to Ridegtown Campus Registrarial Services office or to www.ontariocolleges.ca, to be posted to the applicant’s application profile.
Applicants will be required to present evidence of English proficiency if:
Your primary or first language is not English, and
You have had less than four years of full-time secondary or post-secondary school demonstrating satisfactory academic progress in an English-language school system.
English as a Second Language Assessment Testing
Acceptable English Proficiency Tests (with results dated no more than 2 years prior to application)
IELTS International English Language Testing System ielts.org
A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language ets.org
Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score of less than 21. Computer-based: minimum score of 250. Paper-based: minimum score of 600. Test of written English: with a score of 5
CAEL Canadian Academic English Language Assessment cael.ca