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Admission Requirements & Fees

Associate Diploma in Horticulture

Ontario Colleges Program Code R205 Length of Program
2 Years (4 Semesters)
Start/Intake Date
Admission Requirements Approximate Year 1 Costs
  • OSSD or equivalent,
  • A minimum 60% average, in 6 Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M, O, or U courses, excluding Co-op credits; E level courses not considered
  • Including a minimum of Grade 11C Math and 12C English
  • OR Mature Student Status*
Tuition (2 semesters) $3,350.10
Student Organization Fees $364.68
Additional Program Fees $806.74
Textbooks (approximate) $1,080.00
Building Fee $78.38
Student Accident Insurance $4.00
Student Dental Insurance $165.00
Student Health Insurance $165.00
Estimated 1 year cost for this program
All estimates based on 2016/2017 fees. Actual costs may be higher.

* Definition of Mature Student: Do not hold a high school diploma or equivalent, but are 19 years of age or older and out of high school for a minimum of one year; may be required to complete pre-admission testing.

All academic programs are OSAP eligible.

Are You Ready?

To further discuss program admission requirements please contact Barb O’Neill, Assistant Registrar at 519-674-1500 x63610 or rcregistrar@uoguelph.ca

English as a Second Language

Assessment Testing

Applicants required to provide evidence of English proficiency must meet one of the following four proficiency requirements:

  1. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
  2. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based), and Test of Written English (TWE) with a score 5 (discretionary range of 4.5), and Test of Spoken English (TSE) with a score of 50
  3. The Michigan English Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, applicants must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)
  4. The Canadian English Language Assessment (CAEL) with a minimum overall band score of 70
  5. Successful completion of the University of Guelph Open Learning and Educational Support Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program at the University of Guelph. For more information, contact the University of Guelph English Language Program (ESL) www.eslguelph.ca
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