Who We Are
Trinity Western University is Canada’s premier Christian liberal arts university that provides 47 undergraduate, 19 graduate, and adult degree completion programs on its primary campus in Langley, BC, and satellite campuses in Richmond, BC, Ottawa, ON, and Bellingham, WA. With high national rankings, award-winning faculty, and a vibrant community committed to educating the whole person, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
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Study Abroad Opportunities
The Department of World Languages and Cultures encourages students to participate in the following Study Abroad programs, during the summer or for one semester. Travel Studies programs are offered in Spain, France, Japan, and Guatemala, in addition to the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities semesters abroad program with options in a number of countries, including Costa Rica and China.
Basic Admissions Requirements
Students from BC/Yukon are required to graduate from high school or equivalent with a university preparatory program that includes English 12 plus three additional Grade 12 academic subjects at a minimum overall average of 70%. A minimum grade of 60% or better is expected on the provincial examination portion of English 12. General Admission Requirements require meeting BC Ministry of Education graduation requirements. While TWU does not require a specific Math 11/12 for general admission, there are some specific program requirements for Math.
IB and AP Credits
TWU will award unlimited university credit to IB students who have scored a 4 or higher in Higher Level IB courses that are approved by the BC Transfer Guide. Most IB Diploma students will receive 21-24 credits at TWU, putting students only 1-2 courses short of second year status. TWU will award university credit for AP courses to students in which a minimum grade of 4 has been achieved.
English Proficiency Requirements
English is the language of instruction and all applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency in both oral and written academic English. Students who have completed three consecutive years of full-time high school or post-secondary education in English within Canada or approved countries immediately prior to enrolment at TWU meet this requirement
There are two Early Admission deadlines for the Fall Semester: March 1 and May 1. Regular admission is ongoing as space allows. If you apply for early admission and do not yet meet the University’s requirements your application will be re-assessed in a later round. Final confirmation of admission and awards will be issued once the final transcript has been received. Final transcripts must be received by August 1.
How to Apply
Apply online in a two-step process directly from the website.
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TWU offers traditional dorm style housing in five different residences, featuring double occupancy configurations with shared washrooms. There is also a community dorm style option with a community living situation that allows for preparation of some meals
International Student Info
Trinity Western University welcomes students from around the world. At TWU, you can choose from a wide variety of programs and experience a high quality of education in a friendly and safe campus environment.
English Language Requirement
English is the language of instruction and all applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency in both oral and written academic English. Students who have completed three consecutive years of full-time high school or post-secondary education in English within Canada or approved countries immediately prior to enrolment at TWU meet this requirement. In addition, there are seven other ways identified on the website for international students to meet TWU’s English Language Proficiency Requirement, including submission of acceptable official TOEFL, IELTS or CAEL exam results completed with two years prior to application.