Agriculture = food, science, animals, environmental stewardship, business + tech. It’s international, a democratizing force and connected to every being.
At the Ontario Agricultural College of the University of Guelph, we’ve been re-defining agriculture since 1874. We offer a collection of degrees and diplomas that cover the breadth of this complex sector. No other educational institution in Canada offers more variety when it comes to program and course options. Explorethe options and decide what’s right for you. Whichever program or specialization you choose, your studies will prepare you to be a real contributor to agriculture and our world.
- Dairy Herdsperson Apprenticeship (Ridgetown Campus)
- Associate Diploma in Agriculture (Ridgetown Campus)
- Associate Diploma in Equine Care and Management (Ridgetown Campus & REACH Huron)
- Associate Diploma in Horticulture (Ridgetown Campus)
- Animal Science - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Animal Biology - Bachelor of Science
- Crop Science - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics - Bachelor of Arts
- Food and Agricultural Business - Bachelor of Commerce
- Honours Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Horticulture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Plant Science - Bachelor of Science
- Animal Bioscience - M.Sc.
- Animal Bioscience - PhD
- Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics - M.Sc.
- Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics - PhD
- Plant Agriculture - M.Sc.
- Plant Agriculture - PhD
What Students are Saying
"Because the University of Guelph is one of the best institutions for my program. I was looking for a good university to study agriculture and I found one of the best and most welcoming ones in Guelph. " - Abdou, honours agriculture student
Reasons to Choose U of G
Join a dynamic industry.
Careers in agriculture are unique, flexible and in high demand. OAC graduates become leaders in the agriculture and food sectors.
OAC has a rich history with fun and unique traditions. OAC students are part of a caring community that is passionate about agriculture and innovation.
Access funding support.
OAC offers a range of scholarships, bursaries, awards and travel grants. In 2020, 687 student awards were given out totaling over $1.5 million!