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​​​​​Why Grenfell? Because we're awesome, that's why. 

We are affordable, have an amazing location, offer small classes in a safe environment, offer guaranteed student housing to first year students and have top-notch facilities.​







As a campus of Memorial University, you'll enjoy the lowest tuition rate in English-speaking Canada. The provincial government gives high priority to education, providing extensive funding to Memorial University. This commitment allows us to provide an affordable yet high-quality post-secondary education.

Learn more about tuition and fees.

Small classes, safe environment

Sure lots of universities have small classes, but at Grenfell, you'll know your profs on a first-name basis. And Corner Brook is small too, so you'll feel safe and secure in one of the safest cities in North America. We offer quality undergraduate degrees in arts, business, education, fine arts, nursing, resource management and science. Masters degrees are offered in environmental policy and boreal ecosystems and agricultural sciences. Our small campus environment will help you thrive in your educational endeavours.​Many of our students also get to conduct research with their professors – an opportunity that will give you unique hands-on experience.

Learn more about the programs offered at Grenfell.​

Location, location, location​

Grenfell is located in one of the most beautiful settings in the country: clean air, roaring ocean, majestic mountains.  The west coast of Newfoundland is a hub of adventure in summer, winter, spring and fall. Hiking trails criss-cross the area. There are spots to ski, snowboard, rock climb and zipline.​ Marble Mountain Resort​​ is 1,700 feet of top-notch skiing and snowboarding and Blow Me Down Trails Cross Country Ski Club has 42 km of groomed trails – both just minutes from campus. And a short car ride away is Gros Morne National Park, a world heritage site with marine inlets, rich forest and glacier-carved fjords.​ Get your outdoor groove on.​

We’re also a thriving theatre community with several productions each year. Our art galleries are home to exhibits from around the world. Take a stroll downtown for shopping, nightlife and dining or visit our other shopping areas, including the
retail big-box district.​ We're a small city with everything you need.







Top-notch facilities

​From boreal and ecosystem labs to one of Atlantic Canada's largest astronomical telescopes, Grenfell has world-class facilities and lots of student spaces for studying or socializing and meeting new friends.


Office of Student Recruitment

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Phone: (709) 637-6269