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International High School Applicant - Applying

You are an International Applicant if:

  • You currently reside outside of Canada, and
  • You are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and
  • You are not currently attending an Ontario high school day program (in Ontario or abroad)

Join our diverse community at the University of Guelph-Humber! Study in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.


  • Apply online by May 1, 2021

As an international applicant, you have three options for applying online:

1. University of Guelph International Online Application

We encourage you to use this application page if you are applying to only one Ontario university (that would be us!), because you pay a reduced application fee of only $90 (CAD).

The application is hosted on our partner's—The University of Guelph's—website. This special application page uses the Ontario Universities' Application Centre to process single international applications for the University of Guelph-Humber.

New application deadline: May 1, 2021


2. Ontario Universities' Application Centre

If you would like to apply to multiple Ontario universities/multiple programs, you may apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre website. You will use the 105 application.

When you apply through the OUAC website, the $156 (CAD) application fee allows you to apply to three programs/universities. You pay $50 (CAD) for each additional program/university.

New application deadline: May 1, 2021

Getting started
You will create a user profile on the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website to start the application process.

Choose your program
University of Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph section of the OUAC application. You can use the OUAC program code to help you find a program on the OUAC website, also.

Program codes (for full-time study):

  • Business - GDB
  • Early Childhood Studies - GHE
  • Community Social Services* - GHF
  • Justice Studies - GMP
  • Kinesiology - GHK
  • Media and Communication Studies - GMT
  • Psychology - GMA

*Please note that we are currently awaiting Senate approval for a name change from "Family and Community Social Services" to "Community Social Services"

Rank your preference
If you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber and you have never attended postsecondary studies, you will be considered for all programs to which you apply.

If you are a transfer applicant (i.e., have attended any postsecondary study) and you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber, you can expect to receive only one offer of admission from the University. The highest ranked choice will be considered first. Only in the event that you are not admissible to your highest choice will your next choice be considered. If you want to reorder your UofGH program rankings, please amend your application on the OUAC website.


3. The Common Application

If you are applying from the U.S.A or applying to the University of Guelph-Humber in addition to American colleges, you may apply through The Common Application website (The Common App). New application deadline: May 1, 2021

Getting started
You will create a user profile on The Common App website to start the application process.

Add the University to your My Colleges list
After completing the application questions, select the College Search tab and search for the University of Guelph. Please note that there is no specific mention of the University of Guelph-Humber on this website. All Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph.

Choose your program
All University of Guelph-Humber programs are at the bottom of the list, following University of Guelph programs. If prompted to select a major, select the default option.


  • Submit required documents

Admission Services will contact you regarding your documents required, once your application is received. Documents to submit may include:

Secondary School Applicants

Official transcripts (required)
For us to consider your application for admission, please have your school Counsellor or Administrator send your official secondary school transcript and any other required documents to by May 1, 2021. Your transcript must include all completed and in-progress courses and results at the senior level.

You will need to arrange to have your final official transcript sent from your school or through a credential verification organization, where applicable (e.g., Parchment, World Education Services), to Admission Services. Transcripts can be sent electronically or submitted in a sealed envelope from the originating institution.

English language requirements (may be required)
You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than four years in an English language school (minimum high school level). Test results must be less than two years prior to your application. Please refer to our chart of accepted tests/scores.

Student profile (optional supplementary information)
The Student Profile (SP) is your opportunity to tell us about factors that may have impacted your grades. Profiles must be completed online at and are due May 1, 2021.