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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

Summer 2022 Important Dates
2022 Summer Semester (May to August) Date
Application deadline 
Check your individual program of interest as some have different application deadlines
February 1, 2022
Payment deadline Check your CLOA
English language testing results submission April 1, 2022
Recommended arrival dates and airport reception April 23 - 26, 2022
Visa confirmation deadline April 1, 2022
Orientation Moodle course available March 21, 2022
International students orientation April 27 - 29, 2022
English placement test TBA
Start of summer session 1 May 2, 2022
Start of summer session 2 June 20, 2022
Start of summer session 3 May 2, 2022
Fall 2022 Important Dates
2022 Fall Semester (September to December) Date
Application deadline 
Check your individual program of interest as some have different application deadlines
May 1, 2022
Payment deadline Check your CLOA
Town hall session June 14, 2022
Orientation Moodle course available July 18, 2022
English language testing results submission August 1, 2022
Visa confirmation deadline August 1, 2022
Pre-departure session August 5, 2022
Recommended arrival dates and airport reception August 23 - 25, 2022
Welcome centre August 27 - 29, 2022
International students orientation August 31 - September 2, 2022
English placement test TBA
First day of classes September 6, 2022

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Fees

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)
Exceptions  
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) $48,064 full tuition
Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (GCES) (Pre-MEd)
Completion requires minimum of nine credits
$8,519/semester
Master of Education (MEd) (3 semesters) 
4th semester may be needed for project or thesis options
$9,447/semester
$4,664 for the 4th semester (if needed)
Master of Science in Data Science (MScDS) (2 years/4 semesters) $38,500 full tuition
Master of Environmental Science (MSc) (2 years/6 semesters) $37,780 or $6,297/semester
Master of Environmental Economics and Management (MEEM) or Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management (MScEEM) (Year 2) $36,298
Master of Nursing (MN) (2 years/6 semesters) $33,759 or $5,627/semester
Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice (MAHRSJ) (4 semesters) $30,130 full tuition for the course and research project based option; $44,010 full tuition for the thesis and creative expression project option

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.
$4900 
$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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