Toronto School of Theology
An ecumenical consortium affiliated with the University of Toronto




The Toronto School of Theology is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Colleen Shantz as Director of TST's Graduate Centre for Theological Studies, effective July 1. Colleen teaches Christian Origins and Biblical...

Accomplished academic, scholar and author Michelle Voss Roberts has been appointed by Victoria University’s Board of Regents to be the 13th Principal of Emmanuel College, one of the Toronto School of Theology's seven member...

Congratulations to Professor Tom Reynolds of Emmanuel College, who is the 2018 recipient of the Roy M. Davidson Trust Award. Conferred by the Board of the United Church of Canada Foundation, the award recognizes excellence in teaching and scholarship in theological education.

The nomination was submitted by his...

Why Study at TST

Prestigious Degrees and Affiliation

  • Ten of TST's degrees carry the international recognition and prestige of being conferred conjointly by the University of Toronto, consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities.
  • TST member colleges are affiliated or federated with the University of Toronto, a world-renowned university of over 80,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
  • TST students in conjoint degree programs have privileges in the University of Toronto Libraries - one of the top three academic research library systems in North America.

Accreditation and Quality Assurance

  • TST and each of its seven member colleges are members of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) of the United States and Canada and all degree programs offered at TST are fully accredited by ATS.
  • All TST programs offered conjointly with the University of Toronto are reviewed cyclically under the terms of the University of Toronto Quality Assurance Process (UTQAP). 

Large Size and Diversity

  • TST has the largest graduate theology program in Canada.
  • Seven member colleges and over 1500 enroled students represent an impressive diversity of theological and cultural traditions.

Degree Program Variety

  • TST offers a wide variety of programs and courses including over a dozen professional and academic degree programs, with some member colleges also offering diploma programs.


  • Although TST students are part of a sizable school in a very large university, you will find a smaller, more personal and very welcoming community within each TST member college providing fellowship, worship, and opportunities for spiritual and academic growth.

Our Member Colleges