Dates and Fees for International Students

TRU programs are offered on a semester system with semesters beginning each September, January and May. Upcoming semester dates and fees appear below along with application deadlines and arrival dates for each semester. These dates and fees are subject to change. Incoming students should confirm arrival times and semester start dates with International Admissions. (Please note, TRU may accept applications after the application deadline if there is space available).

Important Dates

2022 Winter Semester (January to April) Date
Application deadline 
Check your individual program of interest as some have different application deadlines
October 1, 2021
Payment deadline Check your CLOA
English language testing results submission December 1, 2021
Recommended Arrival Dates and Airport Reception (Window 1) TBA
Recommended Arrival Dates and Airport Reception (Window 2) TBA
Visa Confirmation Deadline (except MBA) December 15, 2021

Visa Confirmation Deadline MBA December 1, 2021

Orientation Moodle course available TBA
International Students Orientation December 14-17, 2021 (virtual)
English Placement Test TBA
First day of classes January 10, 2022

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Program Fees

All fees are in Canadian dollars.

Application Fee (one time, non-refundable) $100
General Fees (library, activity, Student Society, U-Pass, etc) $553/semester for 12 credits
Health Fee $75/month
TRUSU Extended Health & Dental Plan $248/year
Estimated Cost of Textbooks $100-500/semester

Undergraduate Studies

For University Preparation, ESL, and academic courses at the undergraduate level.

Program Cost
Undergraduate Tuition (U-Prep and Academic) $7,540/semester (up to 12 credits/4 courses)
$9,177/semester (15 credits/5 courses)
each additional credit: $546 (fall/winter) $628 (summer)
Adventure Guide Certificate $15,914-$21,218/year, depending on field course choices
Architectural & Engineering Technology (ARET) $10,817/semester (approx 18 credits)
Applied Sustainable Ranching $15,300 for first year
Culinary Arts (Red Seal) $16,027/level 1, $8,039/level 2
Engineering Transfer $22,729 for first year 
Horticulture $18,025 full tuition
Retail Meat Processing $19,500 full tuition
Software Engineering $25,099 for first year
Water and Wastewater Technology $21,582 for first year
English as a Second Language (ESL) $6,900/semester (up to 12 credits/4 courses) 
$8,400/semester (15 credits/5 courses) 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Tuition $1,885/course ($628/credit)
$7,540/semester (12 credits/4 courses)

Graduate Tuition

Program Projected 2021/2022 Cost
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA)
(also considered as MBA/MEEM/MScEEM year 1)
$2,404/course (up to $14,000 total,
maximum 6 courses)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $45,908 full tuition
Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (GCES) (Pre-MEd)
Completion requires minimum of nine credits
Master of Education (MEd) (3 semesters) 
4th semester may be needed for project or thesis options
$4,455/4th semester, if needed
Master of Science in Data Science (MScDS) (2 years/4 semesters)
$36,771 full tuition 
Master of Environmental Science (MSc) (2 years/6 semesters) $6,015/semester
Master of Environmental Economics and Management (MEEM) or Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management (MScEEM) $34,669 full tuition
Master of Nursing (MN) (2 years/6 semesters) $5,374/semester
Extension fees apply for graduate students who have completed the course work for their program of study but remain enrolled at TRU while completing any additional program requirements (i.e., such as a thesis paper or practicum placement).

Housing Fees

For details, visit our housing page.

Homestay Program: Three meals per day, private, furnished room in a Canadian family home. $3,500/semester ($875/month)
$150 Non-Refundable Placement Fee
$420 Security Deposit (Refundable upon the departure from the Homestay. Conditions apply.)
North Tower (On Campus) 
Furnished, air-conditioned, non-smoking, secure building, internet access, phone service, cable TV, light housekeeping. 4 suite styles, shared suites have private bedrooms. No meals. Minimum stay 2 semesters.
$7,950* (Fall and Winter semesters)
$100 Non-Refundable Application Fee
*Rate includes a non-refundable Residence Life Activity Fee.
McGill Residence (On Campus) 
Furnished private room with simple kitchen facility. Bathroom shared with three other students. No meals.
$5,310* (Fall and Winter semesters) 
$100 Non-Refundable Application Fee
*Rate includes a non-refundable Residence Life Activity Fee.
East Village (Near Campus)
2- or 4-bedroom suites with a shared kitchen and living area with bedrooms accessed from the common area. No meals. 
$5,650*each, 4-bedroom suite  
$100 Non-Refundable Application Fee
*2 semesters: Sept 5, 2020 to Apr 25, 2021. Rate includes a non-refundable Residence Life Activity Fee.

All fees, dates, and policies are subject to change without notice. Some specialized programs may require additional fees. Refer to your admissions letter for latest fees. An average course is three credits. All fees are in Canadian dollars.

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