Trent University, shortened to Trent, is a public liberal arts and science university in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Today, it has nearly 8,000 students enrolled in more than 90 programs.
Known for its Oxbridge college system, the university offers undergraduate programs and graduate programs at the masters and doctoral level. Here are the popular courses at Trent University.
|Type of university||Public|
|Number of Undergraduate Seats||8445|
|Number of Postgraduate Seats||494|
|Number of International Students||699|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||34%|
|Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International Students||CAD 19397 - CAD 21,295|
|Basic Tuition Fee, Postgraduate International Students||CAD 18,300 - CAD 20,166|
|Test Scores Accepted||MELAB, TOEFL, IELTS, and CAEL|
|Score Required for Graduates||MELAB -85 TOEFL - 86 IELTS-6.5 CAEL-60|
Two campuses: Peterborough and Durham - Greater Toronto Area
Durham - GTA Campus
Housing is available on both Peterborough Campus and Durham Campus. Trent follows a college system i.e. each student belongs to a college and lives in the residence under that college.
Durham Campus has residence available in South Village. While Peterborough has 7 college residence.
Trent University offers 100+ certificate, degree, diploma and specialization programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a total of 29 specializations for students to choose from divided into the following 7 schools:
Trent follows a college system that consists of the following colleges:
An international candidate must prove his/her proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by Trent University. Following tests and scores are accepted by Trent University as a measure of English Proficiency: -
|Test Name||Minimum Score Required|
|86 with no part less than 20 (Internet-based)|
|IELTS||6.5 with no band below 6.0|
|MELAB||85, with no part below 80|
|Cambridge English||Advanced grade of 'C'|
The tuition fee varies for different courses. It is to be paid once a year at the time of commencement of a session.
|Undergraduate courses||Canadian students: CAD 6600 - CAD 8,224|
|International students: CAD 19,396 - CAD 21,295|
|Graduate courses||Canadian students: CAD 3,793- CAD 9,927|
|International students: CAD 18,300 - CAD 20,166|
The months in which the tuition fees are to be paid for various sessions are:
Room charges range from CAD 1,980 - CAD 7,300 and include the following facilities:
|Fully Furnished Bedroom||Television Set|
|Living Room||Laundry Room|
|Gaming Room||24*7 Security|
Students can also opt for off-campus residence. Places4Students provides students off-campus housing services.
Trent University provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:
Trent has a number of scholarships, the amount for which ranges from CAD 1,000 - CAD 22,000 for each year. Some scholarships for international students are:
Bursaries are small amount given to students who need financial assistance. A student must be a returning one and enrolled in a full-time course to avail bursaries. The amount can range from CAD 500 - CAD 2,000 a year.
The university has a Trent Work-Study Program through which students in need of financial aids can get jobs in and around the campus.
Having a SIN is mandatory for working and tax purposes. A SIN is valid for 5 years and can be renewed after the term expires. You can obtain a SIN by visiting the Service Canada office with the following documents:
Trent University has a strong alumni network with more than 44,000 members. The university provides its alumni benefits like alumni discounts, insurance, and financial management, as well as professional and career aid.
Trent alumni can avail the library services and bookstore discounts using their membership cards. It also provides special scholarships for children of alumni.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$11778|
|Post graduate Tuition Fees||$11786|
|Start of Application process||October 01, 2018|
|End of Application process||March 01, 2019|
|Accepts common App||Yes|