Thompson Rivers University

country rank  44
world rank  1444

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University Overview

Established in 1970, Thompson Rivers University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kamloops (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Thompson Rivers University (TRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym TRU
Founded 1970
Motto Quansem Ilep
To strive ahead
Colours Dark blue and sage green

University Location

Address 900 McGill Road
Kamloops (population range: 50,000-249,999)
V2C 5N3 British Columbia
Canada
T +1 (250) 828 5252
F +1 (250) 371 5513

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 900 McGill Road
Kamloops V2C 5N3
+1 (250) 828 5252

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Thompson Rivers University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019