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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

Winter 2023 Important Dates
2023 Winter Semester (January to April) Date
Application deadline
Check your individual program of interest as some have different application deadlines
October 1, 2022
Pre-departure webinar - Part 1 October 12, 2022
Virtual information/Q&A sessions(ISAs, AROs and Advising) October 20, 2022
Orientation Moodle course available TBA
International student advisor information session November 15, 2022
Payment deadline Check your CLOA
English language testing results submission TBA
Visa confirmation deadline December 1, 2022
Pre-departure webinar - Part 2 December 2, 2022
Virtual information/Q&A sessions(ISAs, AROs and Advising) TBA
Kamloops airport arrival reception dates December 29 & 30, 2022
Welcome centre January 2, 2023
International students orientation January 3, 2023
English placement test TBA
First day of classes January 4, 2023

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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, EAP, and academic courses at the undergraduate level.

Program 2022/2023 Cost
Undergraduate Tuition (U-Prep and Academic) $7,894/semester (up to 12 credits/4 courses)
$9,610/semester (15 credits/5 courses)
each additional credit: $572 (fall/winter) $658 (summer)
Adventure Guide Certificate $16,662-$$22,215/year, depending on field course choices
Architectural & Engineering Technology (ARET) $11,325/semester (approx 18 credits)
Applied Sustainable Ranching $16,019 for first year
Culinary Arts (Red Seal) $16,780/level 1, $8,417/level 2
Engineering Transfer $23,797 for first year
Horticulture $18,872 full tuition
Retail Meat Processing $20,417 full tuition
Software Engineering $26,279 for first year
Water and Wastewater Technology $22,596 for first year
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) $6,900/semester (up to 12 credits/4 courses) 
$8,400/semester (15 credits/5 courses) 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Tuition $1,973/course ($658/credit)
$7,894/semester (12 credits/4 courses)

Graduate Tuition

Program 2022/2023 Cost
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA)
(also considered as MEEM/MScEEM year 1)
$2,515/course (up to $15,100 total
maximum 6 courses)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $48,065 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
$2,834 for the 4th semester (if needed)
Master of Science in Data Science (MScDS) (2 years/4 semesters) $38,499 full tuition
Master of Environmental Science (MSc) (2 years/6 semesters) $37,781 full tuition
Master of Environmental Economics and Management (MEEM) or Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management (MScEEM) $50,690 full tuition
Master of Nursing (MN) (2 years/6 semesters) $33,720 full tuition
Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice (MAHRSJ) (4 semesters) $28,335 full tuition

Housing Fees

For details, visit our housing page.

Homestay Program: Three meals per day, private, furnished room in a Canadian family home. $4,000/semester ($1000/month)
$150 Non-Refundable Placement Fee
$500 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.
$8,210* (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.
$5,516* (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. 
$5,863*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.
Westgate (On Campus)
Private, self-contained room with mini fridge, microwave and wireless internet.
$100 Non-Refundable Application 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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