Trent University Top Rankings

Founded in 1964, Trent University is a top ranking public institution founded in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Graduate programs offered at Trent include the Anthropology M.A., the Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies M.A., the Theory, Culture and Politics M.A., the Psychology M.A. / M.Sc., the Cultural Studies Ph.D., etc. Undergraduate degree programs are available in Anthropology, Computing and Information Systems, Cultural Studies, English Literature, History, Psychology, Sociology, and more.

The single-major Honours degree program in Chemistry is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry. The Trent- ESL: English for University is a fully accredited member of Language Canada.

Trent received the Canadian Intramural Recreation Association Award for Outstanding Intramural Achievement six years in a row.

University Rankings:

- Named 2009 Research University of the Year, in a national survey ranking Canada’s innovation leaders.

- Received “A” grades for “educational quality”, “faculty knowledge”, “teaching quality”, and “class size”, "campus atmosphere", and "faculty-student interaction" (The Globe & Mail, Report on Education 2008).

- It took the number one spot as Research University of the Year for 2008 (Research Infosource Inc.). Trent faculty were also ranked No. 1 across the nation among primarily undergraduate universities for their publication intensity.

- 1st among Ontario's primarily undergraduate universities and 1st in the nation for spending on scholarships and bursaries (Maclean's 2005 rankings of Canadian universities). In addition it is ranked 2nd for student retention, 2nd for medical / science grants, 3rd for classes taught by tenured faculty, 4th for awards per full-time faculty.

- Rated No. 1 as Research University of the Year for 2005, according to the Research Infosource Inc. Canada's Top 50 Research Universities List.