Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Trent's unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration.
In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are 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 delivers a distinct mix of programming in the GTA.
2017 Trent Quick Facts
7,413 undergraduate (Peterborough)
1,032 undergraduate (Durham)
18:1 student to faculty ratio
90 minutes to downtown Toronto
30 km of hiking trails
10x per day GO buses run from campus to the GTA
Durham - GTA Campus
40 minutes to Union Station in downtown Toronto
Located in the East GTA, minutes from Highway 401 and Oshawa GO Station
3 City of Oshawa recreation centres Trent students can access
Rankings & Reputation
#1 undergraduate university in Ontario
#1 in Canada for Scholarships and Bursaries
#1 in Ontario for Experiential Learning
#1 in Extracurricular Activities
#1 in Faculty Awards in Ontario
Maclean’s University Rankings, 2017
Among Top 3.6% Universities in the World Center for World University Rankings, 2016
95% of Trent grads employed after two years
87% of Trent grads employed six months after graduation
Trent graduates of Nursing, Physical Sciences, and Fine & Applied Art all reported a 100% graduate employment rate two years after graduation;
Agriculture and Bio Science students from Trent see a 96% graduate employment rate two years after graduation;
Graduates from the Education program at Trent see an impressive 97% graduate employment rate two years after graduation;
Humanities graduates at Trent recorded an employment rate of 93% just six months after graduation, higher than the province average.
95% of students are happy they chose Trent
94% of students are satisfied with the overall quality of their Trent education Canadian University Survey Consortium, 2012
Leader in student satisfaction: Trent outranks Ontario universities in 8 of 10 categories, including student-faculty interaction and supportive environment. National Survey on Student Engagement, 2014