7,151
Students
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Thompson Rivers University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kamloops, BC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 900 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC  V2C 0C8
Canada
Contact Mr. Josh Keller
Director, Student Recruitment and Liaison
Email: jkeller@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5008
Fax: 250-828-5159

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing Related Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,986
Applied
2,438
Accepted
7,151
Enrolled
82%

Applying

26
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 30th April 30th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Early decision plan March 1st March 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 30th April 30th Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,830
In-province
3,830
Out-of-province
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Fees

587
Full-time student fees
6,650
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Student Body

7,151
Total undergrad students
9%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (47.1%)
Female (52.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 14%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Back BBQ, Orientation and Open House and Career Day

Student Services

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More services
Wellness Centre

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark Checkmark
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark Checkmark
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

457
Total Faculty
Male - 238
Female - 219