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Pursue a better world, at The King's University. The King’s University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Western Canada. It offers fully accredited Bachelor Degrees in the Arts, Humanities, Music, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Business, as well as two After-Degrees in Education. King’s is a welcoming community and a top-notch academic institution. Faculty are highly qualified and stand out in their fields. Over 790 students from across Canada and abroad make up our student body, with over 35 nations represented. Activities both inside and outside the classroom are designed to encourage students to examine real world issues from a Christian perspective and to become agents of social transformation.

Areas of Expertise

The King's University is known for excellent degree programs from engaged professors who strive to make the world a better place. King's natural science program is instructed by world renowned professors and researchers. Our newly minted Leder School of Business offers practical hands-on learning and international study opportunities from a Christian perspective. Other unique programs include our Environmental Studies, Politics-History-Economics and Computing Science programs.

On Campus Housing

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Female only:130 bedsLowest: $2,775Highest: $7,400
Male only:130 bedsLowest: $2,775Highest: $7,400

There are 260 possible spaces on campus. Housing options include The Tower residence with options of spacious double rooms with ensuite washrooms and recently renovated suites with kitchens and a common area. Tower double rooms are prioritized for first year students, but suite spots are also often available. Apartment housing for second, third, and fourth year students. Housing is offered on a first come, first served basis. Students living in The Tower residence must purchase a pre-paid food plan. A limited plan is $3,090/year and a basic plan is $3,544/year (2017-18). Suite students may choose a smaller suite meal plan of $1,030/year (2017-18).

Off Campus Housing

Off-campus prices range from $400.00 to $1,300.00 per month. The campus is on the edge of a residential district and it is close to churches, recreational facilities, and a shopping mall.

Incoming Students

Incoming students can access the information they need by visiting www.kingsu.ca or by contacting the Admissions office at admissions@kingsu.ca, (780) 465-8334, or 1-800-661-8582 (toll-free). Prior to admission/registration, The King's University offers several one day visiting opportunities, including lodging, meals, and an introduction to the campus. A two-day new student orientation program is also available.

Career Planning

Admission Counsellors, academic advisers and student counselling are available to help students find the right program and thrive while at King's.

Sports

King's competes in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) with men's and women's teams in Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer and Badminton.

Clubs

The King's Keepers/The Environmental Club, The International Student's Association, The King's Education Association, The King's Hands, The King's Players/Drama Club, TKUC Hockey Club, The Mature Student Association, The Outdoors Club, The Peer Support Program, The Philosophy Club, The Political Studies Club, The Psychology Club, The King's Science Society, Tae Kwon Do and Karate Clubs, The Snowboarding/Ski Club, The International Films Club, and the Liturgical Dance Club.

Information Technology

All students have access to free campus wifi, and free a subscription to MS Office 365 for their personal devices. In addition, IT application support is available. Students have access to state for the art computer labs providing MS Office, course related software and affordable printing, and large format printing options. The music lab is equipped with multimedia computers, MIDI keyboards, and digitizing tablets. The King's Library is a member of a consortium of Edmonton area libraries, including the University of Alberta whose catalogues are available on the Internet.

Cultural

The College has a 200 seat performance hall with a concert grand piano, a mechanical pipe organ, and two harpsichords, studios for voice, piano, strings and winds, practice rooms with piano and organs, and a 300 seat atrium with a piano.

Special Services

A wide variety of support services are available to help students thrive. Visit kingsu.ca for more information.

Affiliated Institutions

Leder School of Business, Micah Centre for Social Justice, King's Centre for Visualization in Science

International Involvement

Exchange programs include Au Sable Institute for Environmental Studies (Mancelona, MI), AUCC Canada-Taiwan Scholarship Program, American Studies Program (Washington, DC), China Studies Program, Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (The Netherlands), Christian Center for Urban Studies (Chicago, IL), Contemporary Music Program, East Africa Studies Program, EduVenture, Focus on the Family Institute, Global Stewardship Study Program, International Business Institute, Jerusalem University College, L'Abri Fellowship (Switzerland), Latin American Studies Program (San Jose, Costa Rica), Los Angeles Film Studies Centre, Middle East Studies Program (Cairo, Egypt), Netherlandic Studies Program in Contemporary Europe, Oxford Summer School Program, Oxford Honors Program, Romanian Studies Program, Russian Studies Program, Summer Institute of Journalism (Washington, DC), and the San Francisco Urban Program. Other programs include the International Students Association.

Campus Tour

There are many exciting options for campus visits. King's View Fridays and Encounter Weekends are offered throughout the year. Enjoy free food, visit a class, and sleep over in residence. Parents are welcome. Please call or e-mail for a campus tour. Find an option works best for you at kingsu.ca/visit.

Modified on July 18, 2017