Thompson Rivers University


Thompson Rivers University

Why Thompson Rivers University?

Thompson Rivers University is a comprehensive Canadian university located in Kamloops, BC and offering Masters and Bachelor degrees as well as diplomas, certificates, distance education, and English language programs. It offers 100 academic programs and more than 400 distance learning courses.

TRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrolment now exceeds 1,650 students per semester, with students coming from more than 80 nations worldwide.

Thompson Rivers is a Canadian leader in knowledge export, delivering TRU curricula overseas through joint and accredited programs with institutional partners in China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and, within the next year, also in Vietnam and Dubai.


EC Quick Facts

IELTS/TOEFL waiver granted for students who complete:

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC


Conditional admissions offered for

Certificate, Diploma, Post-Baccalaureate programs and Master (Education & MBA)



Class size
14,000 students
Degrees offered
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Computing Science & Technology
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Journalism
  • Science & Environment
  • Social Work
  • Tourism
  • Trades and Technology
Annual Tuition
  • Undergraduate Tuition: CAD $16,800- CAD $19,750
    Post-Baccalaureate Programs: CAD $17,250
    Master of Business Administration (MBA): CAD $30,571
    Master of Education (MEd): CAD $26,280



Application deadlines

January semester: October 01
May semester: February 01
September semester: May 01


Application Information

What do I need to apply?


Please ensure that you have the following when submitting your application to TRU University:



Thompson Rivers University