University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
President: Dr. Franco J Vaccarino
Chancellor: David Mirvish
Charitable Reg. #: 10816 1829 RR0001
Grade: AThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #2,814
Avg. Compensation $107,152
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||2|
|$250k - $300k||1|
|$200k - $250k||6|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||0|
|$40k - $80k||0|
About University of Guelph:
The University of Guelph (U of G) was established in 1964 after the amalgamation of the Ontario Agricultural College, the Macdonald Institute, and the Ontario Veterinary College. The University now consists of seven colleges: the College of Arts, the College of Biological Science, the College of Business and Economics, the College of Physical and Engineering Science, the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, the Ontario Agricultural College, and the Ontario Veterinary College. The University has a regional campus in Ridgetown, Ontario, and offers diploma and degree programs at the University of Guelph-Humber, a joint venture with Humber College in Toronto.
In the Fall of 2015, the University of Guelph had an enrolment of 20,771 full-time students and 1,877 part-time students at the Guelph campus. The Guelph-Humber campus had a total enrollment of 4,805 students. The university was host to over 1,200 international students hailing from over 90 countries. The University reports that about 675 U of G students participated in study-abroad programs in 2015-2016. According to Maclean’s University Ranking, standout programs at the University of Guelph are the neuroscience program, biomedical engineering and the programs at Guelph-Humber.
The university is home to 29 Canada Research Chairs and 27 privately endowed research chairs and professorships. Its major partner is the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and has a strong focus on research in agriculture and the food sector, rural communities, healthy animals and a healthy environment. Globally, the university has 240 funded research studies in 65 countries and researchers have filed 41 new patents in F2015.
The University of Guelph is a large-cap charity with donations of $27.2m in F2016. Its administrative costs are 3% of revenues and fundraising costs are 26% of donations. For every dollar donated, 71 cents goes towards its programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The university has funding reserves of $491.9m which can cover programs for just over 8 months. Excluding endowed funds of $413.2m, it can cover programs for a little under 2 months.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to the University of Guelph for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated August 3, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending April
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||2.7%||2.2%||2.6%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||25.7%||30.0%||28.6%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||79.0%||73.9%||67.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||369,116||373,828||365,219|
|Business activities (net)||87,506||81,038||78,172|
|Cash flow from operations||95,324||97,634||103,049|