Trent University

country rank  33
world rank  930

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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 Advanced Education and Skills Development, 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 55 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. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
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
Canada
T +1 (705) 748 1314
F +1 (705) 748 1626
Other locations Oshawa

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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
1-888-739-8885

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario


Year of first Accreditation
1963


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018