Stats Dashboard 2020/21 | Ontario Agricultural College

Stats Dashboard 2020/21

Below you will find a general reflection of the 2020-21 academic year.


The OAC community includes:

  • 470 associate diploma students
  • 2,520 undergraduate students
  • 392 thesis-based master's students
  • 163 course-based master's students
  • 228 PhD students
  • 600 staff
  • 148 faculty

Enrollment Data

8.2 % of our student community are international students. 

Our students identify as:

  • 68.7% Female
  • 29.6% Male
  • 1.7% Other

They are studying in the following areas:

  • Animals (33%)
  • Environment (18%) 
  • Communities (12%)
  • Agriculture (11%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Business/Economics (7%)
  • Plants (7%)
  • Equine (5%)

Graduation Data

In 2020-21, we celebrated the graduation of :

  • 232 associate diploma students
  • 509 bachelor's degree students
  • 237 graduate diploma and master's degree students
  • 41 PhD students

Landscape Architecture Rankings

For landscape architecture programs, U of G is ranked:

  • #12 in the world
  • #7 in North America
  • #1 in Canada

2 New Programs

  • Bachelor of Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice
  • Master of Dairy Technology Management

New Awards to Support BIPOC Students

  • Seven awards valued at $15,100

OAC Space Visioning Study

OAC recently completed a Space Visioning Study of its 25+ physical spaces. The study supports concepts for investment in spaces that advance OAC’s strategic vision and support priorities of excellence in education and research. Investments include:

  • Equine Barn Renovations. A heard of teaching horses arrived on campus for exclusive use by equine management students. Housed in a renovated section of the OVC Equine Sports Medicine and Reproduction Centre, the horses will enhance student experiential learning. Arrived 2020.
  • Landscape Architecture Building. Studio spaces in the Landscape Architecture building received a complete refurbishing. The upgrades integrate new technology and modernize the collaborative environments and independent workstations. Arrived 2021 (and more to come!).
  • Alumni Centre and Heritage Space. Johnston Hall is a campus landmark that facilitates interactions between alumni, industry and students. Renovations will enhance these interactions and increase inclusion and equity of the space. Coming 2022.
  • Centre for Plant Health. This advanced horticulture interdisciplinary initiative is vital in terms of our teaching, research, knowledge translation and transfer (KTT) and commercialization leadership in vertical farming and high-fidelity medicinal plant production. In planning.