Trinity Western University is chartered by the government of the Province of British Columbia to grant degrees. Graduates are accepted at virtually all colleges, universities, and professional schools around the world. TWU is full-member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the national congress of degree-granting institutions. In addition, TWU is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board and meets the educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree Authorization Act.
"Trinity Western University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Trinity Western University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430."
About TWU Bellingham
TWU-Bellingham is an Extension site of Trinity Western University from Langley BC. In the spring of 2007, TWU extended its award-winning academic programs into the United States for the first time, focusing on accelerated Adult Degree Completion. The first degrees offered were a Bachelor of Psychology and a Bachelor of Social Sciences with a 30 credit hour certificate of Human Services incorporated into both degrees. In the fall of 2008 a BA in Leadership was added. In 2010 an online certificate in Project Management for working adults began. Our newest addition for fall 2011 is the Freshman FAST Track program. This is a collection of liberal arts courses that make up an accelerated, supportive and success-focused first year experience.
About TWU Canada
Trinity Western University is Canada's premier independent Christian liberal arts university. Known for outstanding academics, a vibrant learning environment and a diverse faith community, the university offers 42 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate programs.
Diverse perspectives, programs, and schools provide a broad educational environment at TWU, while an exceptional liberal arts education gives students a holistic background for any field of study. The university's unique educational experience combines one-on-one interaction and small class sizes with academic excellence, leading scholarship, and ground-breaking research.
Awarded an A+
TWU was awarded an A+ in "Overall Quality of Education" in the Globe and Mail's University Report Cards each year since 2006- results that no other university in Canada can claim. The university was also awarded some of the highest grades in the country in faculty interaction, quality of teaching, class size, overall atmosphere and student satisfaction Across all disciplines, TWU topped the category of preparing graduates for employment.
The university's campus is situated in Langley, BC, and combines a balance of urban convenience and rural beauty. Close to both the North Shore Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, TWU is only 45 minutes from Vancouver – home of the 2010 Olympics.