At Thompson Rivers University, we provide quality education and strive for excellence while ensuring our students get the support they need to succeed. We welcome all people and cultures, and promote intercultural understanding.
TRU offers more than 140 on-campus programs and more than 60 Open Learning programs in areas such as arts, business, computer, science, education, environment, law, nursing, sciences, social work, tourism and trades and technology. Our average class is 31 students.
A vibrant community of more than 14,000 students studying on campus are working towards graduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships, professional certificates, continuing studies and English as a Second Language. We have more than 3,500 international students from over 1000 countries. Wherever you are from, we can help you follow your passion at TRU.
- Master's degrees
- Graduate certificates
- Bachelor's degrees
- Post-baccalaureate diplomas
- Certificates and diplomas
- Associate degrees
- Juris Doctor
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Short-term customized training programs
- University transfer credit
- University preparation
As a university located in the city known as the Tournament Capital of Canada, TRU has thriving sports programs and students have access to amazing fitness facilities like the Tournament Capital Centre (TCC), Olympic-length swimming pool and a FIFA-certified artificial turf field.
TRU has always had a strong international contingent of student athletes. Countries represented include athletes from England, Spain, Australia, Netherlands, Portugal and Trinidad.