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Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Corner Brook, NL

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About This Campus

Find Your Corner. Grenfell is a campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland, one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada, and one of the country's top five schools for comprehensive course offerings. Located in Corner Brook, our students enjoy a friendly, safe and clean environment. With only 1425 students on campus, you will get the attention you deserve to build confidence and develop skills to succeed in your personal, academic, and professional life. We offer a mix of arts and culture, the great outdoors and a variety of academic disciplines. Grenfell focuses on students by offering small class sizes and a low professor- student ratio. The campus offers degree programs in arts, business, fine arts, environment and sustainability, and science.

Location Information

The picturesque city of Corner Brook is nestled in the Humber Valley region. The Humber River, the Blomidon Hills, Marble Mountain, and nearby Gros Morne National Park provide an ideal setting for the convergence of academics and outdoor adventure.

2022/2023 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2023/2024 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment
Very Good

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Fast Facts

Location | Corner Brook
Population | 20,000
Enrollment | 1,425
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates
Fall | 08/09-12/17
Spring | 01/06-04/23
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  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: After campus students
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs

Portfolio or audition may be required for courses in the visual arts and theater programs. Decisions cannot be made on the spot at the placement conference.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Visual Arts
  • Theater Art
  • Astronomy

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology, Art History, Astronomy... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, 213.00 computer or 79.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.50
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/15/21

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Estimated cost: $1675.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 15 ($85.00 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 15 ($85.00 per additional hour)

Financial Aid - Host Payment
For Host Payment U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:


    Financial Aid - Home Payment
    For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

    Financial Aid - Canada
    Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

    Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

    Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
    Admission Fee $120.00 Year Host Mandatory
    Housing Deposit $500.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
    Recreation Fee $125.00 Semester Host & Home Optional
    Parking Fee $100.00 Year Host & Home Optional

    Important Notes: Recreation Fee: $25.00 for a basic pass, $125.00 for a super pass.

    Room / Meals

    Figures are current as of 06/15/21

    On-Campus Housing Per Semester
    • On-Campus Housing
    • 50% living on campus
    • Single: $1840.00
    • Per semester unless otherwise noted
    Off-Campus Housing
    • Off-Campus Housing
    • Approximate monthly cost: $800.00
    • Proximity to campus: 5-10km
    • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
    Notes About Housing
    Make sure to apply for housing as early as possible, as space does fill up.

    Meal Plans

    Notes About Meal Plans
    Students can put any amount of money they choose on their declining balance card.


    Figures per Semester are current as of 06/15/21

    Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
    Health Insurance $263.00 Semester Home & Host Mandatory

    Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
    Students must purchase campus health insurance at $263 per semester.


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