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School of Graduate Studies

Student Fees

Fees are subject to approval by the Trent University Board of Governors and the yearly fee schedule is posted by September of each academic year.  Fees for graduate studies are billed per term and fees are based upon year of entry into a graduate program at Trent University.  Review the Graduate Academic Calendar for further information.

Fee Deadlines for Current Graduate Students

  • September 28, 2018 for the 2018GF (Fall) term
  • January 28, 2019 for the 2019GW (Winter) term
  • May 28, 2019 for the 2019GS (Spring) term

Late Payments

A $75 late payment fee will be levied if the payment is not made by any fee deadline date for any term.


Trent University reserves the right to charge interest on unpaid account balances. Daily interest charges will apply to all balances outstanding after the payment due date and will be added on the first day of each month until the outstanding balance is paid in full. Visit the Financial Services website for more information.

Graduate Fees

Graduate tuition fees vary between research/thesis based programs and professional programs. For full details on graduate fees, see fee schedules posted below. 

For additional fee schedules not posted above, please contact the School of Graduate Studies office.

All student support received through awards, research or graduate assistantships is taxable according to the federal and provincial tax regulations. Tax will be deducted by Trent's payroll department from any payments made to students for assistantships.

Sponsored Students

If you are a sponsored student, it is your responsibility to provide your sponsored letter to the Graduate Finance Officer by the fees due date.