Guelph Campus

Tuition Fees

The undermentioned tuition fees apply to Canadian students and those with permanent resident status. Students from outside of Canada, who do not have permanent resident status, should consult International Student Fees, in this section. For information regarding Tuition fees, for Full-time, Part-time and Audit students, visit the Student Financial Services website at:

International Student Fees

For information regarding Tuition fees for Full-time and Part-time international students visit the Student Financial Services website at:

Health Insurance for International Students

All international students registered at the University of Guelph are required to enrol in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) - participation is compulsory. Current UHIP fees are found at Student Financial Services' website at:

Students who are studying on student visas and whose immigration status changes, or those who may be eligible for the regular tuition fees but are charged the visa student fees, must present acceptable official documentation to Undergraduate Program Services, Office of Registrarial Services. To effect a change of fees in a particular semester, the documentation must be presented prior to June 30 (Summer Semester), November 1 (Fall Semester), or February 1 (Winter Semester).

Categories of students who are exempt from paying the visa student fee are synopsized as follows:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or their dependents.
  • Applicants for permanent residency who submit the appropriate letter.
  • Diplomatic or consular officers of another country or representatives of the United Nations or its agencies who are stationed in Canada, or their dependents.
  • Visitors, or their dependents, who are in Canada on an employment authorization.
  • Officially recognized refugees.
  • Members of foreign military forces admitted to Canada under the Visiting Forces Act, and their dependents.

The descriptions above are brief statements synopsized from the regulations of the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. Final interpretation rests with the Office of Registrarial Services and documentation must be acceptable to the Office of Registrarial Services. The regulations are subject to change without notice.

Other University Fees; Student Organization Fees; Program-Specific Fees

For information on other compulsory and optional fees, including university fees, student organization fees and program-specific fees, please visit the Student Financial Services website at: