ESL fees are outlined on your Notice of Fees due. If you don’t know how much you owe, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions for how to pay your fees are at: https://www.trentu.ca/studentfinances.
Fees are due three weeks before start of classes. Late payment fee charges may be applied to student accounts. Failure to pay fees will result in the withholding of official transcripts.
All fees are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.
|NEW ESL STUDENTS*||TUITION||HEALTH||
|ESL 1-3 ON CAMPUS||5790||588||
|ESL 1-3 ONLINE IN ONTARIO||5687||588||6275|
|ESL 1-3 ONLINE OUTSIDE ONTARIO||5687||336||
|Academic English 1 ON CAMPUS||5990||588||
|Academic English 1 ONLINE IN ONTARIO||5887||588||
|Academic English 1 ONLINE OUTSIDE ONTARIO||5887||336||
|Academic English 2 ON CAMPUS||4815||588||5403|
|Academic English 2 ONLINE IN ONTARIO||4712||588||
|Academic English 2 ONLINE OUTSIDE ONTARIO||4712||336||
*amounts have been rounded up or down for clarity
**Continuing ESL students pay the same fees minus Orientation and Health fees (previously billed).**
Tuition: The Tuition fees listed represent the ESL Tuition plus Ancillary, Orientation and Publication fees.
Ancillary: Ancillary fees include college fees, student wellness (on-campus student health services, counselling, and accessibility services), athletics and your campus card.
Orientation: Orientation fees are for your placement testing and orientation to the program and to the university academics, ESL publications, departmental supports and services.
Health: Health fees cover the mandatory UHIP (University Health Insurance Plan) and Extended Health Benefits (dental, physiotherapy, etc). Health benefits fees are billed from September 1st, 2021, to August 31st, 2022. January-start students will be billed a pro-rated amount for UHIP.
Textbook fees are not included in the ESL Publications fee. The textbooks cost $100-$200 per level.
Accommodation fees: billed separately. See The ESL Experience for housing options.
Your payment will be a credit on your Student Account until all fees are applied. Check out the ways to pay: Payment methods
Your payment will be a credit on your Student Account until all fees are applied.
Refunds and Withdrawals
Students who have paid tuition fees for the session but who need to withdraw from the program may apply for a refund. All requests for refunds are only considered when the student has withdrawn from the program using an online form. Any requests without the required withdrawal process will only be considered once the formal withdrawal process is complete.
September and January start (12-week terms):
- Before or on the first Friday of term: full refund less tuition deposit of $500.
- During the second week of term, up to the second Friday of term: refund of 80% of tuition fees only.
- During the third week of term, up to the third Friday of term: refund of 70% of tuition fees only.
UHIP fees subject to assessment by UHIP administration. Trent-ESL Orientation fees non-refundable.
April and June start (9-week terms):
Refunds only apply on cancellations/withdrawals received in writing on or by the first Friday of term. 80% of tuition fees only. UHIP fees subject to assessment by UHIP administration. Trent-ESL Orientation fees are non-refundable.
A full refund less a $25 Administration Fee will be given if a student's Study Permit is declined, regardless of their start term. The student will be required to submit proof of the declined Study Permit by the last day to arrive in a given term.