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Undergraduate Studies and Trades

Given the current situation with COVID-19, and in the interest of the health and safety of our university community, in person services are temporarily suspended. Contact Admissions at or phone 250-828-5036.

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Once you begin an online application, you can save it and return as often as you like prior to your final submission.

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Application fees

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident: $29.83
  • 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 we encourage you to complete your application early, before seats fill up.

Application deadlines that fall on a weekend or a statutory holiday will be extended to the next working day.

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Computing Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science:
Applications to these programs received prior to March 1 will be guaranteed an admission decision and an earlier course registration date. These programs continue to accept applications until the start of each semester.

Program Deadline
Nursing January 31
Social Work January 31
Respiratory Therapy February 1
Law February 10
Animal Health Technology (Campus)
Animal Health Technology (Distance)
February 1
September 30
Education (Elementary)
Education (Secondary) - STEM
February 15
March 15
Engineering Transfer (year 1 & 2)
Software Engineering
April 1
April 30

Programs may continue to accept applications as space permits. Contact 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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