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Admission Requirements

For Basic Degrees

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S)

Master of Religious Education (M.R.E)

You need complete the following in your application:

  • The Knox BD Application Form
  • An official transcript of your undergraduate degree
    • 70% overall standing
    • Photocopies are not acceptable
  • Two letters of reference to be sent directly to the Registrar by referees: one from your present minister, one from a professor or employer. Please use the provided¬†Reference Letter Request Form
  • A statement of approximately 100 words indicating why this degree is important to you.
  • TST/U of T Student Information form
  • An acceptable TOEFL and TWE exam score if English is a second language or a petition for an exemption from TOEFL/TWE if you have been successful in a University where the language of instruction is English. Minimum score: TOEFL 580, TWE 5.
  • An admissions interview may be required

Completed applications must be mailed to:

Registrar­

Knox College

59 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E6

To view a compendium of regulations and procedures affecting the conjoint degree programs under the supervision of the Basic Degree division of the Toronto School of Theology, read the Basic Degree Handbook

Advanced Degrees

Master of Theology (Th.M.)

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Doctor of Theology (Th.D.)

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

Items needed to complete your application:

  • An official transcript
    • For M.A. programs, an undergraduate degree with at least a B+ average
    • For Th.M., an M.Div. with at least a B+ average
    • For Doctoral programs, an undergraduate degree and masters level work with an A- average
    • Photocopies are not acceptable
    • Two academic letters of reference
  • An acceptable TOEFL and TWE exam score if English is a second language or a petition for an exemption from TOEFL/TWE if you have been successful in a University where the language of instruction is English. Minimum score: TOEFL 600, TWE 5.

Knox offers the Advanced Degree programs in conjunction with the Toronto School of Theology. Applications for Advanced Degree Programs can be found on the TST Website TST Web site or contact the Director of Academic Programs

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Admission Dates & Deadlines

  • BASIC DEGREES
  • For Fall Admission: May 31
  • For Spring Admission: October 31
  • ADVANCE DEGREES
  • For Masters programs (Th.M.,M.A.): January 15
  • For Doctoral programs: January 15
  • For Doctor of Ministry program: November 15