#1 Undergrad University in Ontario, 12 Years Running
Maclean’s University Rankings 2023
Consistently recognized as one of Canada’s top universities, and the #1 undergraduate university in Ontario for 12 years running, Trent University is home to a dynamic community of scholars embodying our motto “nunc cognosco ex parte” – now I know in part – valuing what has been learned, and what is yet to be discovered.
Across all programs and disciplines, we bring critical, integrative thinking to life. Popular among students is our uniquely flexible learning environment where a single faculty of arts and science allows you to fully customize your degree in a way that truly reflects your goals and interests.
Come to Ontario’s top undergraduate university – and challenge the way you think.
Two Campuses: Peterborough and Durham GTA
At Trent, we have 2 campuses to choose from:
- our picturesque Symons Campus in Peterborough (a place of possibility, curiosity and beauty just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto) and
- our thriving urban Durham GTA Campus in the Greater Toronto Area (boasting one of the best student-to-faculty ratios of any university in Ontario).
Enrollment – Fall 2022
- 12,649 students
- 9,719 undergraduate (Peterborough)
- 2,082 undergraduate (Durham GTA)
- 848 graduate (Peterborough and Durham GTA)
Choose to study in our arts, sciences, social sciences or professional programs – or any combination.
Through access to world-class research facilities and connections with leading professors, you will graduate from Trent ready to take on the world equipped with astute analytical skills, meaningful career experience and the ability to think outside the box.
From here, you will find success in any path you choose.
All non-Ontario high school students must submit a non-refundable document evaluation fee of $70 to the OUAC when they apply to Trent.
Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid
We have a full and diverse scholarship program designed to foster and reward high academic achievement among our students.
Offers of Admission
The Student Wellness Centre‘s mission is to provide holistic and integrated support in meeting the bio‑psycho-social needs of Trent University students. The interdisciplinary team supports student success and personal well-being through the provision of timely and effective supports.
If you have a documented disability (physical, sensory, medical, psychological or learning disability) and are considering attending Trent, we encourage you to contact Student Accessibility Services at the time of application. Upon acceptance to Trent, some action may be necessary in advance to accommodate your needs.
Recruitment – Campus Tours
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough ON K9L 0G2
Student Wellness Centre – Health, Counselling and Accessibility Services