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Undergraduate Studies and Trades

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For Trades Apprenticeship Programs, add your name to a waitlist. Adding your name is free, and you will be contacted when your name comes up. See apprenticeship training dates.

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Application fees

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident: $29.25
  • International applicants: $100.00

*Application fees are non-refundable

Application deadlines

TRU begins accepting applications for most programs on October 1.
Application for trades programs are accepted throughout the year. Limited admission programs do not have a posted deadline but you are encouraged to complete your application early to ensure seat availability. Application deadlines that fall on a weekend or a statutory holiday will be extended to the next working day.

Program Deadline
Arts
Business
Computing Science
Fine Arts
Science
March 1
Applications to these programs received prior to March 1 will be guaranteed an admission decision and an earlier registration date. These programs continue to accept applications until the start of each semester.
Nursing January 31
Social Work January 31
Respiratory Therapy February 1
Law February 10
Animal Health Technology (Campus)
Animal Health Technology (Distance)
February 15
September 30
Education (Elementary)
Education (Secondary)
February 15
Engineering Transfer (year 1 & 2)
Engineering in Software Engineering
June 15

Programs may continue to accept applications as space permits. Contact admissions@tru.ca for specific program extensions. Completed applications for competitive admission programs which are received before the application deadline may be considered for early review.

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