Prospective Students Overview

Why Choose Guelph for Your Master of Biotechnology?

With our program, you pick the mix of science and business training that’s right for you. You’ll do stimulating class work and participate in a hands-on research project involving a private-sector partner — under the guidance of a faculty member who is broadly experienced in science and business.

A Small, Personal Graduate Program

We offer a wide variety of research projects, from the lab to the boardroom. We work with students to find a research project experience that fits their interests and their needs.

A Great Place to Live And Study

Guelph offers the best of both words — the charm and appeal of a small university town with access to a major agriculture and agri-food region, plus proximity to Canada’s largest city.

  • Consistently ranked a top comprehensive university by Maclean's

  • $125.3 million in research funding every year

  • Lower cost of living than Ontario’s urban centers

  • Culturally vibrant — with festivals, nightlife and other events

  • Historic buildings and abundant green spaces

  • A safe, student-friendly city with one of the lowest crime rates in Ontario

Student Testimonials

Alison Berezuk

“Guelph has always been my home. When I stepped on campus, I knew right away that the warm and welcoming atmosphere would make the University of Guelph my new, extended home.”

Alison Berezuk

Jonathan Samson

“Everyone is so friendly in the department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Students and faculty are always willing to discuss research.”

Jonathan Samson

Emily Vis

“I chose to attend the University of Guelph because of its reputation and great teaching facilities.”

Emily Vis

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