266 Epworth Avenue
London, Ontario N6A 2M3
Located in London Ontario, King’s University College is a Catholic, co-educational institution affiliated with Western University (formerly The University of Western Ontario). London is Canada’s tenth largest city with a population of just over 350,000 and is known as the ‘forest city’ due to the extensive forests, green spaces, over 200 parks and many kilometers of bike trails running throughout.
With approximately 3,300 Canadian and 300 international students, King’s is committed to the ongoing creation of a vital academic community animated by a Christian love of learning and the pursuit of truth. The college strives to foster an environment based on open inquiry, Christian values and service to the larger community.
Founded in 1954, King’s has undergone a couple of name changes and has formally been known as Christ the King College (1954-1966) and King’s College (1966-2004). It is renowned as a centre of teaching excellence; positioned in the top rank of institutions of higher learning in Canada. Upon graduation, students are granted their degree from Western University.
Small classes, intensive student-faculty interaction, quality programs, comprehensive student services and a sense of community create an excellent environment for students. When combined with Western’s superior reputation for student satisfaction and their world class facilities, King’s offers ‘the best of both worlds’.
As a university founded in the Catholic intellectual tradition, King’s is well known for a wide variety of degree programs which reflect this Christian love of learning. Degree programs are offered through the following faculties: Arts, Social Sciences, Management and Organizational Studies, Childhood and Social Institutions, Social Justice and Peace Studies, Social Work (both a bachelor and master’s program).
With its small classes and intensive student-faculty interaction as well as its comprehensive student services, the King’s community is an excellent academic environment for students.
Faculty at King’s are actively engaged in all aspects of scholarly endeavour, including research, publication and conference participation.
King’s has a strong “commitment to service” which adds a further dimension to the educational experience allowing students to use their talents and education to help shape society and see opportunities to change the world. With the uniqueness of its programs in world religions, Catholic studies, social work, childhood and social institutions, social justice and peace studies, thanatology, global commerce and a Foundation Year in the Humanities, students and faculty are able to create interesting and dynamic research opportunities. Additionally, through its work study program, students across all disciplines, can assist faculty in their research, exposing them to interesting work and graduate opportunities.
Canadian student fees 2012-13
See Western University.
2012 preliminary fall enrolment *
Full-time (undergraduates): 3,290
Full-time (graduates): 20
Part-time (undergraduates): 530
Part-time (graduates): 40
* Source: King’s University College at Western University