Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
Estd 1851Established Year
University of TorontoParent College

Trinity College was established in 1851 and is located in the heart of Toronto. A small, distinctive college in the heart of a great university, Trinity offers variety of first-year courses. The university is cutting-edge yet traditional with Anglican heritage still intact.


  • Trinity College’s ranking in the edition of best colleges in National Liberal Arts College is 44.
  • Best Value Schools – Ranked 33
  • High School Counselor Ranking – Ranked 34
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs – Ranked 57

Key Features

  • One Trinity One Program to bring students together to share learning in 3 streams- international relations, public policy and ethics.
  • High proportion of students graduating with “high distinction” or “distinction.”
  • Extra-curricular opportunities for students of all interests- drama, sports, debate, newspaper and journalism, etc.
  • Trinity College is affiliated to University of Toronto.
  • The college has an endowment of more than $532.30 Million.


Faculty Members94
Number of Undergraduate Seats1850
Number of Postgraduate Seats125
Annual Acceptance Rate34%
Average Tuition Fee, UndergraduateDomestic: From CAD 6400 to 14300 International Candidates: From CAD 29740 to 55900
Average Tuition Fee, GraduateDomestic: From CAD 9370 to 48, 480 International Candidates: From CAD 29740 to 55900
Test Scores AcceptedGMAT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS

College Campus and Accommodation

Trinity College presently consists of a secular undergraduate section and a post graduate divinity school which is a part of the Toronto School of Theology.

Strachan Hall is the largest component of the western wing of the college, serving as the central dining hall for students residing in the main building adorning the walls of the Strachan Hall are portraits of important figures in the history of the college.

Housing Plans At Trinity

Trinity College provides students with easy housing plans. For booking of a well-furnished accommodation booking must be done well in advance. The type of rooms available are:

  • Single Rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Triple rooms

Meal plans at Trinity college are based on dining facilities. All students living in the Trinity College residencies are required to purchase a meal plan.

The details of the meal plans available in the college are given below:

Type of planDetails
Meal Plan A7 day unlimited dining + 10 guest meals
Meal Plan B5 day unlimited dining Monday breakfast – Friday dinner + 10 guest meals
Meal Plan C5 Day unlimited dining Sunday dinner – Friday lunch + 10 guest meals
Meal Plan D310* meals + 10 guest meals

* Meals are not unlimited

Housing Off Campus

Off Campus housing is also available for students. The University of Toronto Housing Services is the primary resource for students seeking off-campus housing.

They are physically located in the Koffler Student Services Centre but have a very accessible web presence with many tools, such as the Off-Campus Registry and Roomate Finder.

Programs Available at Trinity College

Trinity College offers various courses at the Undergraduate level and Basic Degree level. The college also offers programs in Divinity at the Advanced Degree level. The list of courses available in the college is given in the table below:

Undergraduate LevelCoursesDetails of Course
Trinity OneAcademically rigorous preparation for the rest of your undergraduate career and is an excellent foundation for future upper level work.
Ethics, Society and LawSponsored by Trinity College
International Relations
Independent Studies
Basic Degree LevelM.Div.Master of Divinity
M.T.S.Master of Theological Studies
Advanced Degree LevelMA, Th.M., Th.D., Ph.D., D.Min.,-

All You Need to Know About Application Process

Candidates seeking admission to Trinity College can apply through the Ontario University’s Application Centre (OUAC).

  • Visit the official website of Ontario University’s Application centre (OUAC).
  • Select the program you want to pursue depending on your interests, eligibility, study plan etc.
  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ and then click on Create Account/ Profile.
  • Fill all the information correctly.
  • Start by preparing documents for application.
  • Fill the information in the application form correctly.
  • Base application fee to be paid is CAD 150 which can be paid through Credit Card.
  • Once you have successfully submitted the application, you will be mailed a registration number within three working days.
  • Submit the required documents and your application will be further reviewed.

Complete Trinity College Applicant Profile

For applicants who have chosen trinity college as first preference will be required to complete their student profile on the Trinity College Applicant’s Profile link.

Only 3 questions must be answered in the profile.

  1. First question will required following details:
  • Personal Information
  • Student Certification
  • An extra-curricular activity you were involved in for the past one year or more.
  1. A creative Response to the image provided
  2. Any information about yourself to be known by the authorities while considering your application

Cost to Bear at Trinity College

Candidates will have to show a proof of income while applying for Students Visa. The tuition fee for the college is mentioned on the official website of the University of Toronto

The total Incidental fee of Trinity College is provided in the table given below.

Art and Science Full time Incidental Fee
U of T Incidentals$1313.82
Trinity College Fee$313.00
Trinity College Student Society Fee$119.25
Total Fees$1746.07
Art and Science Part time Incidental Fee
U of T Incidentals$451.66
Trinity College Fee$156.50
Trinity College Student Society Fee$119.25
Total Fees$727.31

Tentative months to pay tuition fee for various sessions

Fall SeasonSeptember
Winter SeasonJanuary
Summer SeasonMay

Residence Cost

Type of RoomshCost
Single RoomCAD 9518.00
Double RoomCAD 8998.00
Triple RoomCAD 8998.00

Meal Plan Costs

Type of planCost
Meal Plan ACAD 5625.00
Meal Plan BCAD 5105.00
Meal Plan CCAD 5105.00
Meal Plan DCAD 5209.00

Scholarships and Other Aids to Support your Education

Trinity College offers Scholarship, financial aid and bursaries for candidates, the details for the same are given below:

Trinity College Bursaries: Non-Repayable awards designed to assist Trinity College students who have explored all other avenues of financial assistance and who still demonstrate financial need.

Financial Aid: Government Assistance Programs in the form of Grants and Loans and Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Scholarships: The College also offers Scholarships to candidates on the basis of their past academic records however no application is required for the same.

The type of scholarships available in the college is mentioned below.

Jubilee ScholarshipRupert Fenwick Williams Prize
Dean Grasett ScholarshipDoolittle Prize in Reading
Dean Fielding ScholarshipCanon G.B. Morley Memorial Prize
Sydney Childs PrizeYear Prize

Work While You Study

On Campus

Students can work on campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following


1. Study full time in a program

2. Have a valid study permit

3. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

4. Can work a maximum of 20 hours/ week during school year

5. Can work full time during school holidays

The jobs available on campus include the following:

  • College Tour Guides
  • Residence Tour Room Hosts
  • Copy Centre Clerks
  • Peer Advsiors
  • FLC Peer Mentors and Assistant Peer Mentors
  • Student Library Staff

How to get a SIN?

Social Insurance Number (SIN) is compulsory to work on campus or off campus and for tax purposes. It is not at all related to a person’s health insurance number. A social number is valid until the end of your

stay or a maximum 5 years. You can renew the same if necessary.

One can obtain SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following


1. Your Passport

2. Your study permit

3. Your off campus work permit/ co-op/internship program permit.

Alumni Network

As a part of University of Toronto, Trinity College also provides alumnus benefits in the form of unique travel experiences, value-added financial services, exclusive memberships, and access to U of T facilities

Some of the notable alumni of Trinity College, Toronto is mentioned below:

  • Malcolm Gladwell: Non-fiction writer, Journalist
  • Bill Graham: Politician
  • Caterina Scorsone: Actor
  • Adrienne Clarkson: Journalist
  • William Oslar: Physician
  • Michael Wilson: Businessman, Politician and Diplomat
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