Trent University

country rank  33
world rank  967

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, Trent University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Peterborough (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oshawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Trent University (TU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Trent University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TU
Founded 1963
Motto Nunc cognosco ex parte
Now I know in part
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough (population range: 50,000-249,999)
K9L0G2 Ontario
T +1 (705) 748 1314
F +1 (705) 748 1626
Other locations Oshawa

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough K9L0G2
+1 (705) 748 1314

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Trent University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019