Who We Are
Trinity Western University is Canada’s largest Christian university and serves over 5,000 students per year. Located in Langley, British Columbia, At TWU you’re a 45 min drive from the mountains, the pacific ocean and downtown Vancouver. In the environment of a global Christian university, you will be surrounded by students from over 80 different countries choosing from 48 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs. You’ll study in one of the top 3 schools in Canada for student academic satisfaction, you’ll cheer for athletic champions at the highest level, and our faculty will know you by name. You will graduate from Trinity equipped to make a positive impact in the world, because it’s not just what you do, it’s who you become.
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The video game industry is massive and global, earning over $40 billion in the US alone last year. Market trends show it will continue to be a major employer of well-paid, highly skilled professionals. Our unique Game Development program is unlike any other program. You will gain the technical skills you need to develop video games and knowledge about the entrepreneurial aspects of the business—all while gaining experience and developing your specialization in a range of team-based activities.
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Areas of Study Available
- Business and Management
- Computer and Information Systems
- Education and Library Sciences
- Engineering and Electronics
- Health Related
- Legal and Social Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Recreation, Tourism, Hospitality and Service
- Visual, Performing and Fine Arts
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.
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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.
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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
Accessibility Supports & Services
Accessibility Supports & Services Info
Trinity Western University is committed to providing equitable educational access in a manner consistent with academic standards. The TWU Centre for Accessibility, academic support and service departments on campus endeavor to eliminate systemic, structural, and attitudinal barriers towards disabilities, and to promote services for students with identified disabilities. Students with disabilities, instructors, and departments need to be able to identify accommodations that will assist students in accessing the campus living-learning environment.
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Indigenous Student Supports & Services
Indigenous Student Supports & Services Info
In relation to the Indigenous people of British Columbia and Canada, TWU as a Christian university upholds truth, justice and reconciliation. We welcome students of Indigenous ancestry to be a part of our community.
TWU is home to the The Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives which offers the university and surrounding community a distinctive association to assist with community development, bridge-building and the advancement of knowledge for Indigenous people and provides cross-cultural education between Indigenous and non-Indigenous society.
For more information on initiatives for Indigenous students, please contact the university Siya:m, Patti Victor.
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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.