Thompson Rivers University all students are welcomed and supported in pursuit of their goals, non-traditional learners can flourish, internationalism is a daily reality in classes across all faculties, and a combination of excellent teaching and community-inspired research adds up to a one-of-a-kind educational journey.
TRU now educates 13,170 learners on campus and 11,794 by distance and online, providing a total of 24,125 students with access to excellence. Our diverse student body is 11 percent Aboriginal, and includes 2,589 international students from more than 85 countries, enriching our campus culturally and academically. Students can choose from 140 on-campus programs and 57 Open Learning programs, from trades to traditional academics, certificates to bachelor and graduate degrees, academic as well as professional career paths, plus a growing number of interdisciplinary choices. TRU proactively supports students in achieving their individual academic and career aspirations, and offers opportunities beyond the classroom such as coop, service learning, and undergraduate research to enrich the learning experience.