The King's Universitywww.kingsu.ca
Located in Edmonton, The King's University provides over 700 students with a university education in arts, sciences and selected professional areas. Serving students of all ages from different religious backgrounds, King's strives to integrate Christian faith with teaching, learning, research and college life.
Degree programs are available in arts, commerce, music and science. Students can choose from biology, chemistry, computing science, English, environmental studies, history, music, philosophy, politics/ history/ economics, psychology, social sciences, sociology and theology. An after-degree program is also available in elementary and secondary education.
Opportunities to participate in the university community include choir, athletic teams, outdoors club, drama club, environmental club, college newspaper, student government and more. Attendance at weekly chapel services is encouraged. Personal, career and pastoral counselling are available.
The campus features a performance hall, full-size gymnasium, work-out centre, dining hall, greenhouse and a library that houses up to 100,000 volumes. Prospective students can visit the campus during open houses, called King's View Fridays, held every year.
First Day Applications Accepted
Applications accepted year-round.
Last Day Applications Accepted
|August 15||Fall Term (for following year)|
|December 1||Winter Term (for following year)|
Exception: September intake only for bachelor of education after-degree program.
1. Applicants must present five Grade 12 courses and must have a minimum average of 60%. Four of these courses, including English, must be from a specified list. Some programs require specific high school pre-requisites.
2. Students who will be 21 years of age by September 1 of the year of entry and who do not meet specific admission requirements will be considered for admission if they have completed English 30-1 or its equivalent, their high school record, letters of recommendation and/or college entrance examination scores indicating the potential for success in college. These applicants may be required to write an English Language Studies Assessment Test. Every application for admission as a mature student is considered on its own merit.
3. Home school applicants will be considered upon recommendation of a qualified educator, normally the facilitator of the program, and demonstrated proficiency in English, to be determined either by their home school English mark or by an English Language Studies Assessment Test.
4. Students in good standing in their past work in a post-secondary institution may expect to be admitted. Transfer credit may be awarded depending on the institution, applicability of subject matter and the grades earned.
5. In order to qualify for admission to the B.Ed. program applicants must already be in possession of an earned bachelor's degree comprising a minimum of 90 credits. The applicant must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on the Alpha 4.00 scale (or equivalent) for the last 60 credits of the degree. The degree must be from an accredited institution. In addition, the applicant's degree must contain courses that represent curricular breadth appropriate to a generalist elementary education orientation. Applicants to the B.Ed. secondary education program must also present courses in a teachable major and minor.
Standard First-Year Admission Requirements