Trinity Western University

Types of Students

Requirements for international students include:

A. English language proficiency;
B. Proof of High School graduation; and
C. Specific high school course and GPA requirements, which vary by country. Contact the Admissions Department for country-specific entrance requirements.


To ensure success at university, applicants should have graduated from an accredited high school and have the following units in their college preparation course work:

English 4
Mathematics 3
Social Sciences 2
Science 2 (with one lab science)
Other college prep 2

It is recommended that a minimum of six solid subjects be completed in the applicant’s junior and senior years, including a minimum of three solids in the senior year.

Admission is based upon a combination of the application, the applicant’s GPA in the above course work, and satisfactory standardized test scores. A minimum GPA of 2.5 in these courses with a combined SAT score of 1590 (1060 on old 2 section SAT) or an ACT score of 22 meets the minimum admission requirement. Scores should be sent directly to Trinity Western Admissions by using the following code numbers: SAT — 0876; ACT — 5242. For information on the new SAT requirements, contact the Admissions Office.

Students studying US curriculum outside the United States are expected to meet the same criteria.