Agriculture and Bioresources

Last Update May 14, 2024
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About This Program

At the College of Agriculture and Bioresources you will be coached and mentored by a dedicated team of world‑class teacher-scholars and will attend classes in one of the most modern and extensive teaching and research facilities for agricultural science in the world. 

As a graduates of our programs, not only will you leave with excellent, industry-endorsed scientific training, but also with a foundation of marketable career skills.

Theme Areas

The College of Agriculture and Bioresources is an interdisciplinary applied-sciences college with expertise in – and integrated across – five theme areas:

Plants and Animals – The sustainable management, production, and genetic improvement of agricultural and domesticated plants and animals.

Food, Feed and Bioproducts – The use of renewable resources to provide safe and accessible food, sustainable sources of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and fuels.

Soil, Environment and Ecology – Protecting renewable resources and the environment through responsible management and conservation of the world’s soil, water and ecosystems.

Kanawayihetaytan Askiy: “Let Us Take Care of the Land” – Kanawayihetaytan Askiy is a uniquely designed certificate program that is focused on providing a broad range of topic areas specific to the management of lands and resources on federal reserve lands. This program examines basic environmental, legal and economic aspects of land and resource management in Aboriginal communities.

First Year Classes

Term 1Term 2
  • 3 cu science electives
  • 12 cu Humanities/Social Sciences/Electives

Tuition Estimates

  Canadian  International 
Tuition $7,200 $24,451
Fees $300 $300
Books $1,000 – $1,500 $1,000 – $1,500
Total $8,500 – $9,000 $26,751 -$27,251

Tuition will vary depending on the type and number of classes you take in a year. This estimate reflects a typical amount you could expect to pay in your first year if you enroll in a full course load, the maximum number of courses allowed.

Fees are used to fund specific student benefits.
The cost of books and supplies varies widely depending on the courses you choose. It is recommended that you budget between $1,000-$2,000 per year. 



Some career opportunities include:

  • Volunteer services administrator
  • Human support services coordinator
  • Political campaign staff member
  • International human rights program assistant
  • Family services administrator
  • Women’s centre director
  • Resource centre coordinator
  • Community development worker

Admission Requirements and Deadlines


St. Peter’s College Deadline:

Students already accepted into their program at the University of Saskatchewan may begin classes at St. Peter’s College anytime before the deadline for registration changes (mid-September and mid-January)

University of Saskatchewan Deadline:

The full list of deadlines for each college at the University of Saskatchewan can be found at the programs specific requirements and deadlines page on their website.

Required High School Classes

  • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30

The high school classes that are required for admission purposes are not always the same as classes you will need to complete the degree program you choose. For example, if you want to minor in chemistry, you will need high school chemistry to take your first-year university classes.

Required Grade Average

Applications are considered up until the deadline. Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. Applicants who do not meet the admission average but otherwise qualify for admission may be placed on a waitlist.

At the discretion of the college, applicants who had been placed on a waitlist may be offered admission based on their place in the waitlist (determined by admission average).

Minimum admission average: 70%

Learn how we calculate your admission average. If you do not meet the minimum admission average, you may be considered for the Transition Program or for special (mature) admission

English Proficiency

If your first language in not English, you may have to prove proficiency in English before admission. It is expected that applicants interested in this program are fluent in English.

Ready to apply?

Students must apply and be accepted to the University of Saskatchewan and St. Peter's College. The University of Saskatchewan requires a non-refundable application fee of $90 CDN before your application will be processed. St. Peter's College will process your application at no charge.

Agriculture and Bioresources
Agriculture and Bioresources