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2 Students sitting in the library working on their laptops; Otonabee river is in the background

Graduate

Applications

 
 
2 Students and a Professor talking outside of Gzowski College in the late fall afternoonApply to the Trent University School of Graduate Studies online. A secure application system ensures that your submission will reach admissions and your proposed program of study as quickly as possible.

Applications for 2018 admissions are now OPEN.

General Admission Requirements

  • The usual deadline for applications is February 1.
  • Some programs may have higher admission requirements. Check with individual programs before applying. Refer to the Admissions Requirements page.

Master's Program

  • The minimum requirement for admission to a Master’s Program is a four-year Honours Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent), from a recognized university.
  • Overall academic average of at least an upper second-class standing (B+/77%) in the work of the last ten full academic credits or the last two undergraduate years (full-time equivalent).

Doctoral Program

  • Applicants to a Ph.D. program should normally have a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree as appropriate.
  • A minimum B+ average on a completed Master’s Program

Checklist of Required Documents

  • official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • two letters of reference
  • a plan of study or personal statement
  • a writing sample
  • proof of citizenship
  • English language proficiency exam scores (if applicable)