Redeemer University College

    Redeemer University College
    Established on: 1982

    Redeemer University is located on Garner Road in the former town of Ancaster, amalgamated with other suburbs into the City of Hamilton in 2001. The Redeemer campus is conveniently located near Highway 403, a major provincial route, and is also serviced by the city bus service, the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR).

    The campus is within ten minutes of the Hamilton International Airport, and Toronto (Pearson) and Buffalo (New York) International Airports are within approximately a one-hour drive.

    The 86-acre Redeemer campus, occupied in 1986, has a 135,000-square-foot main academic building, 43 townhouse-style residences, a residence hall, and a student recreation centre

    Adequate parking space surrounds the main academic building and residences. Adjacent to the residences is beach volleyball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, a sports complex, and a sports field for soccer.

    University facilities include administrative offices, a bookstore, dining halls, a thousand-seat auditorium, extensive classroom and seminar space, four computer labs, an exercise room, a double gymnasium, squash courts, well-equipped laboratories, a library, studios for art, music, and theatre arts, and a teacher education resource centre.

    Students are also served by a counseling/career centre, tutoring centre, prayer room, and offices for student organizations. The university community and external conference clients utilize a cafeteria/ coffee shop, dining rooms, and several conference rooms.

    Courses offered for the Bachelor's level program.

    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Education


    • To provide Scripturally directed university-level liberal arts and science education that investigates the relationship between faith, learning, and living from a Reformed Christian viewpoint.
    • To encourage and promote research and artistic endeavors in this environment.


    To be recognized internationally as outstanding liberal art and science university that is unapologetically Christ-centered and equips students to represent a distinctive worldview in whatever vocation or place they are from.

    Statement of Basis and Principles

    • Scripture
    • Creation
    • Sin
    • Redemption
    • Human life
    • Knowledge
    • Teaching and Learning

    Institutional Purpose 

    The overall purpose of the institution is to equip students to fulfill their callings in the Kingdom of God by providing them with a grounded post-secondary education in the Scriptures.

    Such a Christian education will enable students to discern the biblical basis of a Christian worldview, translate this worldview into a systematic framework for academic work, and understand the profoundly religious nature of cultural formation.

    Historical awareness of the conflicting spiritual roots of contemporary culture, and to apply and develop these insights in the various liberal arts and science and an area of discipline specialty.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly



    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    Redeemer & SunLight Foundation Leadership Scholarships

    • Minimum admission average of 70%
    • Range: $2,000 for 10 students

    RUC Health Sciences Excellence Award for Incoming Students ($2,000)

    • Minimum admission average of 85%
    • Range: $2,000

    RUC Health Sciences Awards for Incoming Students ($1,000)

    • Minimum admissions average of 70%
    • Range: $1,000

    RUC Natural Sciences & Mathematics Scholarship 

    • High grades in four senior-level high school science or mathematics courses
    • Range: $1,000 for 2 students

    Sunlight Foundation Music Scholarship

    • Intend to primary in Music and demonstrate an interest in this program by registering for inappropriate first-year Music courses
    • Range: $1500 for 2 students

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree and 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree and 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree and 12th-grade
    • IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    • Passport
    • Experience letter
    • Statement of Purpose
    • 2-3 LORs 
    • GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Application Fees
    • Proof of Scholarships - If any
    • Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    • College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement



    TOEFL (internet)


    Bachelor degree 





    Q. Can I work as a student in Canada?

    Yes, International students in Canada can work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) during school terms.

    Q. Does Redeemer University College offer financial aid to International Students?

    Yes, Redeemer University College offers scholarships to international students. You can find details about scholarships in our scholarship section.

    Q. What are the different intakes at Redeemer University College?

    Generally, September, January, and May are the time when intakes occur.

    Q. What are the fees to study at the university?

    The fees depend upon the courses you apply for. They range from $16,000-$17,000 per year.

    Q. Do I have to meet language requirements?

    Yes, the applicant must satisfy the language criteria mentioned above in the language requirements section. 


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