Founded with a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for eight years running, and top five in all of Canada. Trent University’s Peterborough campus is just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto in a beautiful setting by the Otanabee River, giving students the best of both the worlds of nature and city-life. The Durham GTA campus is located in Oshawa, 40 minutes from downtown Toronto, and is a close-knit community.
Trent’s ethos is focused on leadership and social change, and it was voted 2nd in Ontario for Most Innovative and producing Leaders of Tomorrow. Students are encouraged through their courses, but also their life in and around campus, to collaborate, innovate and engage. Trent’s students, as well as their faculty and alumni, are committed to finding sustainable solutions to problems in the world, a cause that goes all the way back to Trent’s founding principles. This global perspective also sees Trent welcome students from 79 countries across the world and from across Canada. All this means 95% of students are happy that they chose to study at Trent.
Trent has excellent graduate outcomes, with 90% of graduates employed within six months of graduating, and 93% within two years of graduating.