Thompson Rivers University (TRU)

Founded in 1970, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public university located in British Columbia, Canada. It was established by the Thompson Rivers University Act. The University is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).

TRU offers a broad range of courses and degree programs, allowing diploma and certificate graduates access through laddering. It also offers distance courses and programs through the Open Learning Division and through its Schools and Faculties:
- School of Advanced Technologies & Mathematics
- School of Business & Economics
- School of Education
- School of Law
- School of Nursing
- School of Social Work & Human Service
- School of Tourism
- School of Trades & Technology
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Student Development

Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is one of Canadian leading distance education providers, offering a wide range of courses and programs in the following areas: Adult Basic Education Programs; Arts Programs; Business and Management Studies Programs; Education Program; General Studies Programs; Health and Human Services Programs; Science Programs; Technology Programs; Tourism Program; Transfer, Continuing Studies, Extension Programs.

TRU-OL is a member of Canadian Virtual University-université virtuelle canadienne (CVU-UVC).


- Ranked 60th in Canada according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (July, 2009).

* Next: Royal Roads University Profile