Trinity Western University

International Students

From the United States? We have a PAGE for you. Students from all other countries, read on.

Academic Ranking

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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.

We are known for transformative, quality education. Out of 57 universities across Canada, TWU is the only one to maintain its A+ ranking in Quality of Teaching and Learning (formerly Quality of Education) for seven years running. We are also recognized under the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education's Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation for providing quality post-secondary education.

Academic Ranking & Facts

Academic Programs

Choose your English proficiency to find the best programs designed for you.

  • Advanced
    Above IELTS 6.5
  • Intermediate
    6.0 IELTS
  • Beginner
    Under 6.0 IELTS


At TWU, we provide a broader education that inspires both hearts and minds. While you’re learning the skills you need for a successful life, you’ll also be wrestling with the big questions that will provide a foundation for a meaningful life. TWU will help to equip you to make a positive difference in the world.

Some of the programs we offer:

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Have you completed your Bachelor’s degree at home and are looking to complete a Master’s degree abroad? At TWU, you’ll not only experience a top-quality education, but also join a diverse and innovative community of industry leaders committed to making a positive difference in the world.

Some of the programs we offer:

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U1 Program

University First Year - First Year (U1)

In addition to taking 27 credits of regular university courses such as accounting, finance, marketing, pre-engineering, communication and art and design, the U1 program provides weekly access to a learning coach and an instructor who speaks your first language. Intended to provide advanced study skills, you will be a regular full time TWU student, but with the additional learning support you need during your freshman year to help you succeed in your classes and move on into your second year at TWU.

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English as a Second Language International (ESLI) and Trinity Language Centre (TLC)

Do you want to attend university in Canada, but need to improve your English first? ESLI, and TLC in Richmond, are your pathways to enter directly into TWU’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Get the language skills you need to be successful at university.

Discover ESLI at TWU Langley Discover TLC at TWU Richmond




Trinity Western University is a 157-acre campus located outside Langley, BC, Canada. It is 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver, 30 minutes from the USA border, and an hour from the North Shore mountains.

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TWU Richmond is a modern space in the heart of Richmond, part of a new complex that houses five towers, residences, and a community centre. Adult Degree Completion, International Degree Completion, MA Leadership and MBA programs are offered in Richmond.

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Student Experience

Student Experience

More than 45 countries are represented in the student body across ESLI, undergraduate and graduate levels. TWU offers International Student Programs (ISP) as a bridge between North American and International students, organizing social activities and offering welcoming personal connections for international and poly-cultural students. In addition, there are many programs, formal and informal, which provide for cross-cultural exchange and increase global awareness on campus.

International Student Programs Student Life



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