Trinity Western University: Narrative Description

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7600 Glover Rd.
Langley, BC, Canada V2Y 1Y1
Tel: (604)888-7511; 888-468-6898; Admissions: (604)888-7511; Fax: (604)513-2061; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Evangelical Free Church of America. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1962. Setting: 150-acre suburban campus with easy access to Vancouver. Endowment: $4.5 million. Total enrollment: 3,520. Faculty: 138 (77 full-time, 61 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,759 applied, 77% were admitted. Students come from 10 provinces and territories, 29 other countries, 33% from out-of province, 15% 25 or older, 40% live on campus. Retention: 79% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, community standards document. Required for some: interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 6/15. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $21,100 includes full-time tuition ($13,500), mandatory fees ($200), and college room and board ($7400). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level. part-time tuition: $450 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $50 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course level and program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 33 open to all. Most popular organizations: Campus Ministries, choir, student newspaper, discipleship program. Major annual events: The 'Challenge', Christmas Banquet, Harvestfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 950 college housing spaces available; 880 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. on-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Norma Marion Alloway Library with 190,565 books, 324,902 microform titles, 11,000 serials, 2,974 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Trinity Western is set on a wooded 100-acre campus, adjacent to the Trans Canada Highway No. 1, between Langley and Fort Langley. Students enjoy the solitude of a rural environment and have easy access to the beautiful urban center of Vancouver, just 45 minutes away. Public transportation is available off University Lane.

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