Admission Requirements

General information on admission requirements to graduates studies at the University of Guelph can be found on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website. Please note that admission requirements can vary by program. If you do not meet the minimum admission average or do not hold the appropriate degree, you may be able to complete additional courses to be considered for admission. See the upgrading website for more information.

We encourage you to explore the links below to learn more about specific program requirements, as outlined in the current Graduate Calendar.




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Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Integrative Biology

Molecular and Cellular Biology







CBS also participates in three collaborative programs, which are designed to provide a multidisciplinary experience. Students complete the requirements of their home program (e.g., Human Health and Nutritional Science, Integrative Biology, or Molecular and Cellular Biology) as well as additional requirements specific to the collaborative program.



Don’t forget to check out the following pages for more information on how to get ready for grad studies at CBS:

Application Process

Before You Apply