Tyndale University

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Tyndale prepares you to articulate and demonstrate a robust and relevant faith in a complex world. Tyndale shapes you to be an agent of change. Tyndale has a restless passion to help students think critically and live faithfully in a culture of change. You are called to push the boundaries. This is Tyndale.

At Tyndale, you can be a part of a caring community where you know your classmates and professors. University is a life-changing experience, and at Tyndale you’ll have a community around you to navigate your undergrad experience. You will develop relationships that last not just outside of the classroom, but well after your Tyndale days are complete; you’ll learn and grow together, both in faith and academically. As well, we were recently ranked No. 1 in overall satisfaction by our university students compared to all other universities across Canada.

Areas of Expertise

At Tyndale University, students study towards a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree, a Bachelor of Religious Education (B.R.E.) degree, and/or a Certificate in Christian Studies. The B.A. degree combines a strong liberal arts and professionally focused core with biblical and theological studies. Majors are available in business administration, English, history, human services, philosophy, psychology (including an applied program in psychology designed by world famous psychologist Dr. Paul Wong), and religious studies. B.A. Honours programs are available in many majors, providing exceptional preparation for careers or graduate schools. The B.R.E. degree has three ministry foci. It is a three year, professional program designed to prepare graduates for ministry in local churches, para-church organizations, or missions. The B.Ed. degree is approved by the Ontario College of Teachers and graduates can be certified to become teachers in Ontario.

On Campus Housing

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Female only:98 beds
Male only:104 beds

All single, first and second-year University students under 20 years old are required to live in residence unless living with their parents or legal guardian. There are a limited number of apartments on campus for married students and families.

Off Campus Housing

A directory of off-campus housing is located at the reception desk. This directory includes houses, rooms, apartments, and basement apartments available to rent throughout the city.

Incoming Students

Tyndale has a wide range of services designed to make your first year in university truly enjoyable. We have an exciting orientation week, a Writing Centre to help you with essays and exams, a Counselling Centre with trained, professional staff to assist you, and many other services. Our residence has capable dons who will be able to help you through any problems, and we are in a safe and friendly neighbourhood allowing you to get involved in student events off-campus.


At the intercollegiate level, Tyndale competes in the Ontario Christian Colleges Athletic Association (OCCAA). Our varsity teams include men's and women's volleyball, and men's basketball. Each team has its own schedule of games and tournaments with a championship at the end of each season. In addition, we may supplement the OCCAA schedule with games involving other colleges and universities, local club teams, and churches.


The separate University & Seminary student councils each offer experiences and opportunities to enhance student life. Tyndale encourages students to participate in various areas of activity, which help to provide social, spiritual, intellectual, and physical growth.

Information Technology

Free access to computers has been made available for Tyndale students in the three computer labs located in the library, the college basement, and room 251. Free Internet access is provided via a wireless network installed on the Tyndale campus. Tyndale also provides a Web based e-mail account to each student free of charge.

Special Services

Counselling services are available to all students during any semester in which the student is officially registered. During the fall and winter semesters, full-time students (12 or more credit hours) receive counselling free of charge and part-time students receive counselling for a small fee. Counselling services are staffed by 15 professional counsellors and interns.

Affiliated Institutions

Tyndale is affiliated with the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges, Association of Christian Schools International, Association of Canadian Bible Colleges, Association for Christians in Student Development, Christian Association of Canadians in Student Development, Christians in the Visual Arts, Associate Member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, Jerusalem University College, and National Association of Christian College Admissions Personnel.

International Involvement

Semester abroad programs for mission exposure are available for students in some programs.

Campus Tour

Come learn about the application process, program specifics, admissions, and student life at Tyndale firsthand. You will also have a chance to meet the faculty, staff, and students of Tyndale. To arrange a campus tour, please contact the Admissions Department by phone at (416) 218-6757 or by e-mail at admissions@tyndale.ca.

Modified on August 20, 2022

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