U of G Earns High Global Ranking for Agricultural Sciences


The University of Guelph is Canada’s top institution, and among the best universities worldwide, for agricultural sciences, according to an international ranking released today.

Guelph placed 12th in agricultural sciences, the highest-ranked of all Canadian universities, in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report about best global universities.

The rankings cover the top 1,250 institutions spanning 75 countries.

“We are so pleased that the outstanding work of our faculty, staff and students is being recognized by this ranking,” said Rene Van Acker, dean of the Ontario Agricultural College. “This ranking acknowledges that we are among an elite group of universities globally that are world leaders in agricultural sciences.”

The international survey ranks the world’s top universities by 21 subjects. Top universities for agricultural sciences were determined based on reputation and research in the field, including food science, nutrition, dairy science, horticulture and agronomy.