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Undergraduate

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Future Students

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Undergraduate

Your Student Budget

Estimated Average Budget for an Academic Year

How Much Will it Cost?

Tuition: $6800
Ancillary Fees: $1600
Books & Supplies: $1200
Housing & Living

Away from Home: $9000-$15,000

  • Includes on-campus room + meal plan or rental unit (shared occupancy), utilities, laundry, meals, and other living expenses

At Home: $3900

  • OSAP estimation (includes transportation, meals, etc.)

Total Away from Home: $18,600 to $24,600
Total At Home: $13,500

These costs represent an approximate eight-month budget (based on 2018/19 costs). Your costs may decrease depending on personal lifestyle, number of trips home, long distance calls, new or used books, etc.

Consider This

You're a first-year student, living on campus in residence. Your estimated costs (as per the summary above) are approximately $22,000. Don't worry. We're going to show you how Trent makes your education more affordable. Here are some of the resources you may have access to:

  • Entrance Scholarship*: $3000
  • Bursaries: $1500
  • On-Campus Job: $3000
  • OSAP Loan: $9700
  • OSAP Grant: $5200
  • Personal Savings: $3000

Total Resources: $25,400*

*amount of scholarships and various resources will vary for each individual student