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Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Corner Brook, NL

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 1300 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, education, fine arts, resource management, 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.

Chance of Placement

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Host Payment (A)
Excellent
Home Payment (B)
Good

Fast Facts

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Location | Corner Brook
Population | 20,000
Enrollment | 1,210
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/06-12/15
Spring | 01/04-04/20

Academics

-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • After campus students
Closed Programs
Education and Nursing

Limitations
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: Anthropology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Fine Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences

Business: Business, Business Administration

Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Planetary and Space Sciences, Science

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Poetry

Environmental Studies: Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Renewable Natural Resources, Sustainability Studies

General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies

History: History

Mathematics: Computation Science

Performing Arts: Acting, Directing, Dramatic Literature, Technical Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology, Theater Education, Theater Production

Physics: Physics

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Sociology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.50 GPA
  • None.
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 paper, 213 computer or 79 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
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 (Plan A) Students
  • Figures are current as of 06/15/17.
  • 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 (Plan A) students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) 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 (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment (Plan A): 15 ($85.00 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 15 ($85.00 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 06/15/17.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $500.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Recreation Fee $125.00 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Health Insurance $207.00 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
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.

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

Financial Aid

Host Payment (Plan A)
For Plan A 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 Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

    Use FAFSA CODE: N/A

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

    Canada
    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 06/15/17

    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
    • Appoximate 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.

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