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How Much Will It Cost?

Wondering how much it costs for an undergraduate education at TRU? It depends on the program you've chosen, the number of courses you're taking, and other factors.

Average first year budget

DEGREE

$5,285

TUITION & FEES

International Students $17,847

$1,700

BOOKS & SUPPLIES

$5,050+

RESIDENCE

$4,735

FOOD,
TRANSPORTATION
& MISC

TRADES

$4,000

TUITION & FEES

International Students $17,832

$775

BOOKS & SUPPLIES

$5,050+

RESIDENCE

$4,735

FOOD,
TRANSPORTATION
& MISC

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2018-2019 Fees

*Tuition and fees are subject to change

 Undergraduate Campus Tuition
Program type Tuition
Undergraduate tuition $140.94/credit
Career technical courses $131.88/credit
University preparation (ABE) Free (applicable fees still apply)
English as a Second or Additional Language Free (applicable fees still apply)
Vocational full-time $395.79/month
Vocational part-time
(less than 15 hours of instruction per week)
$197.86/month
Apprenticeship $89.76/week
Co-op $140.94/credit (Academic)
$131.88/credit (Career Technical)
Law $536.05/credit (Year 1 courses)
$643.26/credit (Year 2/3 courses)
 International Undergraduate Campus Tuition
Program Tuition
Undergraduate/ESAL/UPrep $6,900 for 12 or less credits, per semester and
$500 per credit for 13 credits or more
Co-op $575/credit
Post-Baccalaureate $575/credit
Law $971/credit (Year 1 courses)
$1,165.20/credit (Year 2/3 courses)
Visit TRU World for more information on fees for international students.
 Graduate Tuition
Program Tuition Extension fee
Business
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
for BUSN 5000 level courses
International student
Domestic student





$777.77/credit
$441.61/credit
Undergraduate courses offered at undergraduate tuition rates, if applicable.
Master of Business Administration
for BUSN 6000 level courses
International student
Domestic student


$849.19/credit
$607.36/credit


$891.65/semester
$637.74/semester
Master in Environmental Economics & Management (MEEM)
International student
for BUSN 6000 level courses
for ECON 6000 level courses

Domestic student
for BUSN 6000 level courses
for ECON 6000 level courses



$849.19/credit
$976.67/credit


$607.36/credit
$684.42/credit
Master of Science, Environmental Economics & Management (MSc_EEM)
International student
for BUSN 6000 level courses
for ECON 6000 level courses

Domestic student
for BUSN 6000 level courses
for ECON 6000 level courses



$849.19/credit
$976.67/credit


$607.36/credit
$684.42/credit

$891.65/semester



$637.74/semester
Education
Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies
International student
Domestic student



$875.85/credit
$495.48/credit
ESL courses are offered at tuition free basis, if applicable.
Master of Education
International student
Domestic student

$875.85/credit
$495.48/credit

$4,325/semester
$1,123.34/semester
Nursing
Master of Nursing
International student

Domestic student Full Time
Domestic student Part Time

$5,216.66/semester

$2,913.12/semester
$1,942.06/semester

$1,500/semester

$520.20/semester
$520.20/semester
Science
Master of Science, Environmental Science (MSc_ENSC)
International student
Domestic student


$5,838.99/semester
$2,151.13/semester


$891.65/semester
$238.98/semester
 TRU Fees
  Academic, Career & U-Prep Vocational full-time Vocational part-time Apprenticeship
Ancillary $8.85/credit $33.36/month $14.15/month $7.68/week
Athletic and Recreation $3.75/credit $11.37/month $5.65/month $2.66/week
Comprehensive University Enhancement Fund $6.05/credit $18.25/month $9.10/month $4.19/week
Building Fund $5.01/credit $15.18/month $7.56/month $3.42/week
Lab Fee $20.88/course, if applicable $20.88/month $20.88/month $4.71/week
Tool Tag Fee   $2.53/month $2.53/month $2.53 flat rate per program
International students: Flat fee of $523.43/semester
 TRU Student Union Fees
  Academic, Career & U-Prep Vocational full-time Vocational part-time Apprenticeship
TRU Student Union Nine credits or more: $95/semester;
Eight credits or less: $50.64/semester
$15.84/month $7.92/month $3.60/week
Canadian Federation of Students (SCFS) $1.02/credit to a max of $9.14 per semester $2.04/month to a max of $18.28 per year $1.02/month to a max of $9.14 per year $0.51/week
Cariboo Child Care $0.17/credit to a max of $1.50 per semester $0.34/month to a max of $3.00 per year $0.17/month to a max of $1.50 per year $0.08/week
Omega Newspaper $0.64/credit to a max of $5.76 per semester $1.50/month to a max of $13.50 per year $0.62/month to a max of $5.76 per year $0.34/week
Radio Station $0.75/credit to a max of $6.75 per semester $1.50/month to a max of $13.50 per year $0.70/month to a max of $6.75 per year $0.16/week
Extended Health & Dental Plan $248/year
Students with alternative coverage may be able to opt-out
U-Pass $55.48/semester
 Administrative Fees
Type of fee Amount
Effective August 1, 2018 unless otherwise stated
Duplicate credential $66.32
Duplicate T2202a form $5.83
Cheque NSF fee $28.15
Formal grade appeals $29.27
Reinstatement fee $175.66
Effective September 1, 2018
Official transcript fees $9.07
Effective October 1, 2018
Domestic application fee $29.25
International application fee $100.00
Domestic law application fee $112.60
International law application fee $140.70