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Queen's University


In January 2015, the Dean initiated the Senate Policy and Procedures of the closing of Theology programs. For more information, see our Theology page.

Admission Requirements

Deadlines for Application

This includes receipt of all supporting documentation.

Degree and Certificate Programs, Special Students and Auditors

  • May start - January 31
  • September start - May 31
  • January start - October 31

Clinical Pastoral Education (May 2010 unit) - January 5, 2010

Admissions Procedure

The Admissions Officer will collect all of the documentation required for application, and is available to answer any questions the applicant may have.
Applications, when complete, will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Their decision will be conveyed to the applicant by the Admissions Officer.

If an applicant is offered admission, he/she will be asked to complete and return a form indicating whether or not he/she accept the offer of admission.

Once students have accepted an offer of admission, the College will register their data with the university and registration information and materials will be sent to them.

International Student Requirements

Students who are neither Canadian Citizens nor Permanent Residents of Canada must have a study permit to be eligible to study in Canada. Citizens of a number of countries may also require a Temporary Resident Visa to enter Canada. Information on these documents is available from the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) on their Canadian Permits and Visas webpage .

International students (and any dependents who join them in Canada) are also required to register in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), a mandatory primary health insurance plan. Information is available through the Health Insurance and Care section of QUIC's website.

Further information for international students and those that are new to Canada can be found in the Incoming Students and Staff section of QUIC's website.

Application Requirements

In addition to the documents noted under the programs listed above, international students must also submit the following:

  • Information about their school(s), including accreditation status, program requirements, course descriptions, marking scheme.
  • If English is not the applicant's first language, official results of a test of English as a second-language must also be submitted. We accept the following tests with the minimum score indicated: TOEFL - 600 (paper-based) or 88 (internet-based); IELTS - 7; or MELAB (80).


Questions about applications and admission should be directed to the Admissions Officer.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000