Trent University, established in 1964, is a public liberal arts university in Peterborough, Ontario, with a satellite campus in Oshawa. Trent University is regarded as one of the best in Canada. Ontario's then-premier, John Robarts, authorized the foundation of Trent University in the area. Trent University has an annual economic effect of $77 million in the Durham area and is the third biggest employer in Peterborough. On each of its two major campuses, Trent University offers students a transforming experience. The Peterborough (Symons) campus is located on the banks of the Otonabee River and has outstanding structures and scenic surroundings. This campus, which covers over 1400 acres, is around an hour and a half from downtown Toronto.

Trent University has a vast alumni network that spans various countries. It has a long list of well-known graduates who are leaders in their fields. John Horgan, who is the premier of British Columbia, Chris Hodgson, who used to be a cabinet minister in Ontario, Stewart Wheeler, who is an ambassador to Iceland, Tim Cook, who is a historian, Nancy Anne Sakovich, who is a model and actress, James Orbinski, who started Doctors Without Borders, and Richard Harrison, who is a poet, is among them.



The Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities both rank Trent University as one of the best colleges in the world. The university has kept these rankings for nearly ten years with very little change.








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Course Duration Fee/Year
Bachelor of Business Administration 3 Years CAD 34,250
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science 3 Years CAD 21,080
Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology 4 Years CAD 20,241
Bachelor of Science - Forensic Science 3 Years CAD 20,241
Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3 Years CAD 42,160
Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance 4 Years CAD 34,250
Bachelor of Science - Computing Systems 3 Years CAD 41,030
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology 3 Years CAD 20,241
Bachelor of Science - Nursing 4 Years CAD 21,080
Bachelor of Science - Forensics and Sciences - Law & policing 4 Years CAD 20,241

Course Duration Fee/Year
Master of Science - Big Data Analytics - Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods 16 Months CAD 18,200
Masters of Management 16 Months CAD 18,200
Master of Science - Financial Analytics - Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods 16 Months CAD 18,200
Master of Education - Educational Studies 2 Years CAD 18,200
Master of Science - Environmental and Life Sciences 2 Years CAD 18,200
Master of Arts - Sustainability Studies 2 Years CAD 16,578
Master of Science - Psychology 2 Years CAD 18,200
Master of Science - Nursing 2 Years CAD 18,200
Master of Science - Forensic Science 1 Year CAD 18,200
Master of Science - Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods 2 Years CAD 18,200
Master of Arts - English 2 Years CAD 18,200

Admission Process

Admission Process

To be admitted to Trent University, Indian applicants must have a grade-point average of 70% in the top four courses. For undergraduate, graduate, diploma, and certification programs, Trent University charges an application fee of $90 that is not refundable. This application fee must be paid along with the completed application, required papers, SOP, and LOR for admission. It is also important to know that paying the application fee does not guarantee admission.

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Trent also offers a number of career opportunities, including full-time, part-time, and non-academic positions. The Trent Work Study Program (TWSP) provides financing for part-time work for domestic students with financial requirements during the fall and winter terms. For information about work-study options, international students may contact Trent International (TI).


Students may easily cover their return on investment since the average wage for graduates is 45,000 CAD (33,40,009 INR). Some of the best companies that often hire international students from Trent University are Salesforce, Enbridge Inc., Microsoft, GSoft, Simon Fraser, and others.

Average pay for Trent University graduates depending on degree

  • Bachelors - CAD $47,390 per year
  • Masters - CAD $58,200 per year
  • MBA - CAD $63,700 per year

Course Annual Package
Marketing Specialist CAD $42,760
Senior Manager CAD $63,200
Marketing Coordinator CAD $42,180
Senior Director CAD $59,200
Business Analyst CAD $48,200

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Frequently Asked Questions


Trent University is ranked among the top 3.4% of institutions worldwide. Furthermore, it is Ontario's top undergraduate institution. As a result, enrolling at this institution is neither too simple nor too tough. Trent University has a 33% acceptance rate.

Trent University educates around 7,000 foreign students from 79 different countries. There are over 10 organizations and groups for foreign students from Africa, China, and Latin America, among other places. The Trent Overseas Staff is a specialized team that supports and serves international students. This staff helps international students with schoolwork, finding a place to live, getting money, getting health insurance, adjusting to a new culture, immigrating, and many other things. Each year, it offers courses and advice to overseas students who choose to study at Trent. It also helps exchange students and existing Trent students who want to study abroad.

The Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) has accredited Trent University.

Trent University allows students to double major or minor in degrees.

Trent University has students from all around the world enrolled in various programs. According to Trent University student numbers for 2019–20, there were a total of 11,079 students. There were 8,753 undergraduate students and 653 graduate students on the Peterborough Campus. There were 1,632 undergraduate students and 41 graduate students on the Durham Campus. There were 383 indigenous students, 999 foreign students, and 132 ESL students among them.

Students from other countries who are attending Trent full-time can work on campus without a work permit. On-campus job possibilities are available in buildings owned, leased, or rented by the institution. Depending on your skills and interests, you might be able to find a job in a library, college, sports complex, food catering company, liaison office, or alumni office.



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