The University of Guelph is one of the most renowned and well-established centers of higher education in Canada. The Macleans magazine 2006 and 2007 claimed that the University of Guelph is the best comprehensive university of Canada. It is home to 17,332 full-time and part-time undergraduate students as well as 2,076 full-time and part-time graduate students.
The university offers 13 degree programs with more than 90 majors and 63 distance education or open learning opportunities as well. Highly regarded across North America for offering exceptional opportunities for research and learning, the University of Guelph currently has more than 20,000 students taught enrolled there.
The student community at Guelph is very bright and more than 99.8% of students entering the University of Guelph for the first time have academic averages of 75% and above. Guelph University students have a reputation of having the highest graduation rate (89%) among Canadian comprehensive universities, which is 5.8% higher than the national average.