Canadian Student Admissions Requirements

Tyndale Seminary welcomes applicants with Christian commitment who desire to further their studies and gain new levels of academic, professional and ministerial expertise within a vibrant community of faith and learning.

To be admitted, you need to:

  • Complete the application form and any required program supplements
  • Submit two references
  • Have a completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college with the following requirements:
 Program Degree Required GPA Required
Graduate Diploma, MTS, MDiv Bachelor degree or equivalent C+ or 67% or 2.3 on 4.0 scale
ThM MDiv/MTS or equivalent B+ or 77% or 3.3 on a 4.0 scale in Bible,
Theology, and Church History courses
DMin Master of Divinity or equivalent B or 73% or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, plus three years of ministry experience after the first graduate degree

Please note that meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. In some circumstances, the Admissions Committee may consider applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission if there is evidence of potential for success at the graduate level.

Applicants whose first language is not English, or who have not studied for three years in an English speaking secondary or post-secondary institution (where English is the language of instruction and examinations are in English) must submit proof of English language proficiency by supplying their scores/results of either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Go to or for further information about these tests. Tyndale’s TOEFL institution code is 0532.

Minimum scores: IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL (iBT): 90

An interview may also be required at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.