Quick Facts

  • The Toronto School of Theology (TST) and its member schools make up one of the largest ecumenical centres for theological education in the English-speaking world. The seven member schools and the 1500 students enrolled within TST represent dozens of denominations and diverse theological and cultural traditions. On our doorstep is a university of 70,000.
  • Our libraries are part of the University of Toronto library system, generally ranked among the top five research libraries in North America.
  • Students at TST range from 20 to 81 years of age and come from 62 countries, including Canada and the USA.
  • Approximately 60 faculty members teach courses or supervise the individual work of advanced degree students. Over 300 teach basic degree students.
  • About 530 courses are offered every year.
  • 34% of our students are studying in a program leading to ordination or professional ministry; 14% are studying in programs intended for general theological education or lay ministry; 24% are in diploma or certificate programs; and 27% are studying in advanced theological programs.
  • TST colleges have graduated 444 doctoral students, who serve in universities, colleges, seminaries and churches around the world.
  • The University of Toronto library system (UTL) has approximately 10 million bound volumes, 5 million microform volumes and considerable electronic holdings.
  • Our faculty members (and some of our advanced degree students) publish regularly, and are frequently interviewed for television, radio and the print media. Our own Toronto Journal of Theology is published semi-annually in both print and online editions.
  • Over 100 doctoral seminar courses are taught each year.
  • Our regular advanced degree teaching faculty comprises 70 distinguished scholars, representing a variety of educational, cultural and theological backgrounds.

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