For Exchange Students
Review the fees you can expect to pay as an exchange student at Trent University.
TIO (Orientation), UHIP and Trent Orientation Week fees are mandatory to participate in the program.
Note: all fees are in Canadian dollars. Once you are accepted and received your myTrent log-in, you can track the finances you owe by Viewing your Account Statement. To make a payment, visit the Making a Payment page.
Payment deadline for students starting in Fall 2023: August 25, 2023
Tuition & Auxiliary fees
Waived as per our Bi-lateral Agreement. Auxiliary fees pay for a variety of services at Trent and you are entitled to using them. Find more information here!
If you are a Recipient of Government Funding
If you are receiving funds from your government for schooling you are required to send a copy of the funding allocations to Trent Study Abroad so that a payment plan can be set up to reflect when you receive your funds. This process has a $75.00 CAD installment charge.
TIO (Trent International Orientation)
$300 CAD (last updated: July 2023)
All students arriving to Canada will be picked up on the same day from the Toronto Pearson Airport. This fee is for fall and full year students only. For more information refer to the Trent International page.
UHIP Health Insurance
$252 CAD for 4 months, $504 CAD for 8 months (last updated: July 2023)
This is an approximate based on this years’ cost, this price will increase for next year. The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is a mandatory health insurance to cover your medical needs while you are studying in Ontario. Visit UHIP website to learn more about the coverage.
Orientation Week (PTBO Campus Orientation)
$102.18 CAD (last updated: July 2023)
Approximately $7,000-12,000 CAD per academic year (last updated: July 2023)
Those students planning on staying on Trent residences please consult the housing department at Trent for more information on exact costs. Please note there are 4 residences on campus, each having its own costs. Visit the Trent Housing website and explore their residence options; you will be able to see the cost for each residence.
Approximately $6,500-11,500 CAD per academic year (last updated: July 2023)
Visit the Off-Campus Housing website and explore their residence options; you will be able to see the cost for each Off-Campus Housing option.
Approximately $2,500 CAD per term, depending on lifestyle (last updated: July 2023)
We recommend that students budget for about $500-$1000 CAD for books per term. However this is just an estimate and depending on the program your courses are in, this cost could vary.