University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Animal Biosciences

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Animal Sciences, General
Cost per year:*
National: $2,642

This estimate represents the tuition per semester.


Animal Biosciences (ABSC) is a research-oriented department with dynamic hands-on educational programs for both undergraduates and graduate students. Research and teaching programs in ABSC revolve around the basic sciences relevant to animal development and wellbeing. Our department receives $6-7million in research funding each year, which is used in part to support approximately 130 graduate students at any one time enrolled in MSc and PhD programs. Our graduate student population represents over 20 different countries, which reflects our many international connections and collaborations.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • An honors bachelor’s degree in the sciences (or equivalent)
  • A minimum 73% (“B”) average during the last two years, or equivalent, of undergraduate study
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 10, 2022