Trinity Western University

Program Specifics


In addition to the general University requirements, applicants to the aviation program must also have completed the following with a minimum grade of C+ in each: Mathematics 11 (preference given to applicants with Mathematics 12), Physics 11, and English 12. Physics 12, Computer Science 11, and 1 French, or another language, are strongly recommended.

Trinity Western University has a cooperative agreement with Coastal Pacific Aviation and the University of the Fraser Valley for students who wish to combine quality aviation training with academic studies towards a university degree (baccalaureate) or an Associate of Arts diploma. Students must make separate applications to Trinity Western University and to Coastal Pacific Aviation. Students can apply to Coastal Pacific after they have begun their studies at Trinity Western University, although they must be accepted by both institutions for admission to the aviation program.

Applicants to Coastal Pacific must have completed a Canadian Private Pilot’s Licence or make arrangements for completion prior to enrolment. Summer courses are offered at Coastal Pacific Aviation for students to complete their Private Pilot’s Licence before beginning in the fall. Please contact Coastal Pacific Aviation at 604.855.1112 for more information on summer courses.

Applicants must hold a Licence Validation Certificate showing Transport Canada Category 1 medical.

Applicants must also satisfy an entrance evaluation that includes one or more interview(s), a qualifying exam, and an assessment of references.

The Aviation program starts in September and the application deadline is March 31. Late applications may be considered if space permits. For an application to TWU, call 604.513.2019, 1.888.GO.TO.TWU (468.6898), or email For further information regarding the flight training component and for an application packet, call Coastal Pacific Aviation at 604.855.1112, or visit Students also need to complete a separate application to the University of the Fraser Valley. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.

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This page contains official TWU academic program information.