Trent University is a fantastic small university dedicated to providing its students with excellent education, opportunities, and experiences. Don't believe us? Keep reading to see how we ranked last year!
High Overall Rankings
Maclean's ranked Trent University #1 out of all "Primarily Undergraduate" Ontario universities in 2011.
If you're looking for a small, undergraduate-focused university in Ontario, you're looking in the right place!
Maclean's averaged the number of all national awards that students have won over the last 5 years and ranked Trent #1 in Ontario and #5 in Canada.
Trent also ranked #1 in Canada for the number of full-time faculty who won national awards over the last 5 years.
Our students and faculty compete, and win, in the national arena.
Trent professors and students are not only conducting state-of-the-art research, they're being awarded competitive grants to do so. Trent placed #3 out of all Ontario schools and #5 of schools across Canada in total research dollars by Maclean's. The Globe and Mail ranked Trent #2 in Ontario for research opportunities.
Maclean's ranked Trent #2 in Ontario for Social Sciences and Humanities Grants and #4 in Canada.
Heard that Trent is primarily a school for arts students? Think again! Trent was ranked at #1 for Medical/Science Grants in all of Canada!
Our faculty aren't just award-winners; they're highly qualified and accessible. While other schools may hire excellent professors, too often, they are non-instructional or lead only lectures, leaving undergraduates to be taught primarily by teaching assistants.
Percentage of full-time instructional faculty members who have a Ph.D., first professional degree, or terminal degree in their field at Trent? 99.6%. This places Trent #1 in Ontario and #2 in Canada.
Devoted to Assisting Students
Maclean's ranked Trent #1 in Canada in terms of total operating expenditures being devoted to scholarships and bursaries for students. Schooling is expensive. We're here to help.
In fact, if you have an average of 80% or greater from a Canadian high school, you're eligible for a renewable entrance scholarship, no separate application necessary. Have an average of 90% or more? Trent will pay your first year of tuition with a renewable scholarship.
Committed to the Environment
Enriching Campus Atmosphere
University is about more than just academics. Really.
Curious? Check out our student life and athletics section. Learn more about Peterborough, a moderately-sized town with a thriving downtown core, hot music scene, extensive network of trails, parks, and lakes, a recently expanded shopping centre, and more. We also ranked #2 in Ontario for city satisfaction!
*Note: Maclean's places Trent in the "Primarily Undergraduate" category for ranking purposes. Similarly, The Globe and Mail categorizes Trent under "Small Universities." Rankings above reflect Trent's standing within these categories unless otherwise indicated. All rankings are from 2011 unless otherwise indicated.