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Admission Requirements & Fees

Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology Alternative Delivery *

Ontario Colleges Program Code
R306
Length of Program
3 Years (9 Semesters)
Start/Intake Date
September 2019
No Intake Fall 2018
Admission Requirements
  • OSSD or equivalent;
  • Grade 12C or U Math and English;
  • Grade 11C or U Biology;
  • Grade 12C or Grade 11U Chemistry;
  • Each required course- with a minimum 75% final average, College Level or 65% final average, University Level
  • If applicants have not completed Grade 12C or U Math and English grade 11 marks will be considered in the assessment process but the Grade 12 courses must be completed prior to entry
  • Applicants who have met, or are in the process of meeting, the academic requirements will be required to complete the Health Occupational Apitude Exam (HOAE) at Ridgetown Campus or another designated testing site
  • Proof of 40 hrs of related work experience in a veterinary clinic is also required by August 1, prior to entrance into program
  • Mature Student Status does not apply

NOTE: Students will receive prophylactic rabies immunization beginning the first week of classes, and arranged on-campus by program co-ordinator.

This is a physically demanding program and students with some forms of disabilities may not be successful due to the physical demands of the program.

Approximate Year 1 Costs
Tuition (2 Semesters, 1 Year) $2,376.00
Student Organization Fees $63.00
Additional Program Fees $1,329.00
Accreditation $40.00
Rabies Immunization $750.00
Module Fee $350.00
Textbooks (approximate) $1,115.00
Building Fee $40.00
Student Accident Insurance $4.00
Student Dental Insurance $165.00
Student Health Insurance $165.00
Estimated 1 year cost for this program
All estimates based on 2017/2018 fees. Actual costs may be higher.

* Oversubscribed program

All academic programs are OSAP eligible.

Are You Ready?

To further discuss program admission requirements please contact Barb O’Neill, Assistant Registrar at 519-674-1500 x63610 or rcregistrar@uoguelph.ca

English as a Second Language Assessment Testing

Acceptable English Proficiency Tests

Test COMPETENCE LEVEL
IELTS International English Language Testing System ielts.org Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
CAEL Canadian Academic English Language Assessment cael.ca Minimum overall band score of 70
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language toefl.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
MELAB Michigan English Language Assessment Battery isa.umich.edu/eli/testing/melab Minimum overall score of 85 including composition score of 83 and oral score of 3
PTE Pearson Test of English pearsonpte.com Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components
ELCP Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program eslguelph.ca esl@uoguelph.ca Successful completion of the University of Guelph’s Open Learning Advanced level ELCP (levels 9 and 10) is also considered an acceptable form of testing

For more information, please read the International Student Admissions section.

Page reviewed 10/18/2017