Trent University

One of Canada’s top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that is personal, purposeful and transformative. Trent is consistently recognized for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, attracting excellent students from across the country and around the world.

At Trent, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life.

Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration. In a learning environment that builds lifelong passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent’s students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens and catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent’s Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area delivers a distinct mix of programming.


Full-time (undergraduates)

Full-time (graduates)

Part-time (undergraduates)

Part-time (graduates)

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (rounded preliminary fall enrolment 2017)



Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,568 – $6,600

Graduate tuition fees:
$5,708 – $5,818


Undergraduate tuition fees:
$18,570 – $19,396

Graduate tuition fees:
$12,327 – $12,437

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.