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Application Instructions: Graduate/Masters Programs

How to apply

Application for admission to Graduate or Masters Programs at TRU is a two-step process.

Step 1: Apply online
Step 2: Prepare and submit the following documents to TRU Graduate Admissions:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of intent
  3. Proof of graduation (i.e., copy of degree, provisional certificate, etc.)
  4. Transcripts from all post-secondary studies (please note: high school transcripts are not required)
  5. Proof of English language proficiency if your degree has been awarded in a country for which English is not an official language
  6. Letters of reference (M.Ed only)
  7. Application checklist
E-mail to

Or mail to:
Graduate Admissions
Thompson Rivers University
805 TRU Way, Kamloops
BC, Canada V2C 0C8

Include transcripts

Scanned copies of original/official transcripts (or certified copies) for all prior post-secondary studies must be included with your application.

After receiving your acceptance, original transcripts must be sent to TRU prior to the start of your first semester. If originals cannot be mailed then original transcripts must accompany you when you come to Canada.

If you cannot replace your original transcripts, please notify International Admissions on arrival. We will make a verified copy of your documents and return the originals to you.