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Trinity Western University

  • Private University, Estd 1985
  • Langley, British Columbia
  • 1 Course

University Highlights

  • Ranks among the top two universities in Canada for Educational Experience according to Maclean’s magazine
  • 13% of the student population is international
  • 48 undergraduate and 19 graduate degree programs
  • Average class size of 25 in first-year classrooms
  • 30,000 alumni
  • Eight schools and faculties
  • An acceptance rate of 79%
  • 97% of students receive a total of $8M in financial aid
  • The Norma Marion Alloway Library has over 283,000 electronic books, 217,000 print books, and 58,000 electronic journals
  • An employability rate of 96% for co-ops in six months
  • On-campus housing available for 1,100 students
  • 97% student satisfaction rate
  • 27 Canada West Championships
  • An employability rate of 92% for graduates in three years

University at a Glance

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Trinity Western University, based in British Columbia, Canada, is a private Christian university focused on liberal arts. One can trace its roots back to the Trinity Junior College established in 1962. The institute took on the name Trinity Western College in 1972 before adopting its present name in 1985 after gaining university status. Currently referred to as TWU, this university is a member of Universities Canada. It also has affiliations with:

  • Canadian Institute of Linguistics
  • North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals
  • English as a Second Language International
  • Catholic Pacific College
  • Association of Christian Schools International

TWU is providing education to nearly 4,000 students presently. The student population comprises 75% Canadian, 12% American, and 13% international students. These students can choose from 48 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs that lead to degrees. The following academic areas oversee these programs:

  • Faculty of:
    • Humanities & Social Sciences
    • Natural & Applied Sciences
  • School of:
    • Arts, Media + Culture
    • Business
    • Education
    • Graduate Studies
    • Human Kinetics
    • Nursing

The following institutes also operate under the university:

  • Center for Equity and Global Engagement
  • Gender Studies Institute
  • Institute for Christian Apologetics
  • Religion in Canada Institute
  • Centre for Global Entrepreneurship
  • Humanitas Anabaptist-Mennonite Centre
  • Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives
  • Dead Sea Scrolls Institute
  • Inkling’s Institute of Canada
  • John Willliam Weaver’s Institute of Septuagint Studies

Trinity Western University’s activities spread across the main campus in Langley and three extension campuses in Richmond, Ottawa, and Bellingham. These campuses provide accommodation for 1,100 students in seven residential houses with various amenities and perks. Aside from housing facilities, students living on- and off-campus can expect the following services:

  • Career Development Office
  • Bookstore
  • Career experience and student leadership
  • Food services
  • Community life
  • Gym and Fitness Centre
  • International student programs
  • Library
  • Mail and courier services
  • Parent and family network
  • Student ministries
  • Security services
  • Learning Commons
  • Transition programs
  • Wellness Centre: Counselling and health services

TWU has a long list of successful alumni around the globe. Some of the notable names in the list of 30,000 alumni are Carolyn Arends, Roger Cross, Bernie Herms, Jonathan Auxier, Paul Janz, Tara Teng, Ryan Walter, and Philipp H Wiebe.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements

High School transcripts
English Language Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL/IELTS)
International Credit Transfer Evaluation Report
Statement of Purpose
GMAT or GRE test scores
Letters of reference, academic statements, and resume (Conditional)
Affidavit of financial proof (Conditional)

Application feesCAD 90 - 90
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 4 Years - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $22.3K


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On campus accommodation :
  • Seven residential halls are available:
    • Jacobson Hall
    • Skidmore Hall
    • Northwest Building
    • Fraser Hall
    • McMillian Hall
    • Robson Hall
    • Douglas Hall
  • Skidmore, Douglas, and Robson Halls have premium rooms
  • Fraser Hall has standard rooms
  • Douglas Hall and Northwest Building have economy rooms
  • Robson and traditional dorm-style housing
  • One-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom apartments are available at the following residences:
    • Jacobson Hall
    • Skidmore Hall
    • Northwest Building
    • Fraser Hall
    • McMillian Hall
  • Meal plans are compulsory
  • Rates estimate $3900-$5500



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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    7600 Glover Road Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1 Canada
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