Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops, BC
location
Public
type
Small
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
7,151
total students
Tuition Cost $3,830 CAD | $3,830 CAD
in-state | out-of-state
April 30
fall application deadline
81%
acceptance rate
Not Reported
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Canadian Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nonprofit Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Tourism and Travel Services Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Youth Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,986
    • Accepted2,438
    • Acceptance Rate81%
    • Enrolled7,151
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $26
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen April 30th April 30th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen April 30th Yes
    • Early decision plan March 1st March 1st --
    • Other early decision plan March 1st March 1st --
    • Transfer April 30th April 30th Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,830 CAD
    • Out-of-state tuition *$3,830 CAD
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$587 CAD
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *$6,650 CAD
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionSenior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students7,151
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students9.1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 14%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Yes Yes
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Ice hockey Yes Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Yes Yes
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty457
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

900 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8
CAN

Mr. Josh Keller

Director, Student Recruitment and Liaison

Phone: 250-828-5008
Fax: 250-828-5159
Email: jkeller@tru.ca

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