At Thompson Rivers University, student success is our priority. We empower our students to reach their goals with flexible learning options, individualized student services, hands-on learning opportunities, and a diverse, inclusive environment.

For 45 years TRU has taken pride in providing an excellent education to every student that comes to us—from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives, at various stages of the learning journey. Nearly 26,000 students study on our campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake, or in distance or online courses and programs through Open Learning.

Faculties and Schools

TRU’s faculties and schools offer 197 programs, from trades to traditional academics, certificates to bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as support services for both students and faculty to ensure engaging, innovative teaching and learning.

Whether you’re interested in training for a career in areas like trades, technology, health, and hospitality, or on an academic path to goals like innovative research, creative work, medicine, law, or entrepreneurship, we have the programs you’re looking for, on-campus or through Open Learning, or both.