Undergraduate Fees, Funding, & Scholarships

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Visit Guelph Undergraduate Fees for the approximate costs of studying at the University of Guelph.

Please also ensure that you thoroughly read through the Cost of Living information for Domestic and International Students to determine the approximate cost of living fees as these are in addition to undergraduate tuition.

Undergraduate Funding

There are various forms of funding for undergraduate students offered at the University of Guelph. Typically, our domestic undergraduate students are eligible for a combination of the following funding options below:

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Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs)

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) are undergraduate students hired by the School of Computer Science (SoCS) to assist faculty and sessionals with various teaching-related tasks. These tasks may include conducting laboratories or tutorials, grading assignments and examinations and holding regular office hours for student assistance with coursework and assignments.

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Undergraduate Research Assistantships (URAs)

Undergraduate Research Assistantships (URAs) allow students to gain invaluable research experience working under the direction of U of G faculty and may expand their knowledge and understanding of their current field of study. These positions provide full-time employment during the summer months allowing students to save money to help with the cost of their next academic study period. The salary for a URA starts at $8,154 (based on $14/hr working 35 hrs/week, plus 4% vacation pay). For more information visit the Undergraduate Research Assistantships page.

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Work Study Program

The Work Study Program provides students with demonstrated financial need the opportunity to meet their educational costs while developing transferable knowledge, skills, and attitude through part-time paid work experiences on campus during their registered term.

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Ontario Student Assistant Program (OSAP)

OSAP is available to eligible students in the form of grants and an integrated student loan funded by the Province of Ontario and Government of Canada. The grant portion does not need to be paid back. The loans are interest-free while you are in full-time studies; repayment begins six months later. For more information visit the OSAP website or the Student Financial Services OSAP Page.

Undergraduate Awards & Scholarships

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University Awards & Scholarships

There are numerous scholarships and awards available internally from the University of Guelph specific to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering & Physical Science (CEPS). While you are automatically considered and do not need to apply for some scholarships (e.g. entrance scholarships), majority of scholarships require a separate application.