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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.

2021/2022 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2022/2023 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 | 09/09-12/18
Spring | 01/06-04/23
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-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • After campus students
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
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Botany/Plant Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Cultural Studies
  • Drawing
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fine Art
  • History
  • Literature
  • Natural Resources Conservation
  • Painting
  • Performance and Directing
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology
  • Sculpture
  • Sociology
  • Studio Art
  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Visual Arts


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
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 accept on Plan A/B

Tuition / Fees

-- 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
  • Figures are current as of 07/16/20.
  • 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)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 07/16/20.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee $120.00 Year Plan A Mandatory
Housing Deposit $500.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Recreation Fee $125.00 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Parking Fee $100.00 Year Plan A & B Optional

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

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:


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

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

    Room / Meals

    Figures are current as of 07/16/20

    On-Campus Housing Per Semester
    • 50% living on campus
    • Single: $1840.00
    • Per semester unless otherwise noted
    • On campus living is limited
    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 Per Semester

    • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
    Notes About Meal Plans
    Students can put any amount of money they choose on their declining balance card.

    Health Ins.

    Fees - Per Semester
    Figures are current as of 07/16/20.

    Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
    Health Insurance $262.00 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

    Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
    Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

    All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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