Trinity Western University

Our History

Fun Facts

  • Seventeen In 1962, total enrolment was 17; in 2008, the average class size was 17.

  • BOG The Board of Governors grew from 9 members in 1962 to 21 in 1982, and to 25 in 2004. In 2009, after restructuring, members numbered 15.

  • Majors By 1987 the school offered programs in 25 majors; by 2009, there were programs in 41 majors, as well as 17 graduate degrees.

  • Grads In 1963 4 students graduated from TJC; in 2010 412 students celebrated that milestone.

  • Enrolment In 1962 the school enrolled 17 students; in 1978 the 500-mark was exceeded. There were over 1000 students by 1986, over 2000 by 1994, over 3000 by 2001, and over 4000 in 2008.

  • Alumni By 2008, Trinity counted more than 18,000 alumni.

  • Personnel There were 15 staff and faculty in 1962, 199 by 1987, 299 by 1993, and 550 by 2010.

  • Tuition In 1964 Trinity students paid $200 per term for tuition.

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