Toronto School of Theology
An ecumenical consortium affiliated with the University of Toronto
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Mission Statement: The Toronto School of Theology is an ecumenical federation of Christian theological schools working together at the heart of the University of Toronto to achieve excellence in research, in scholarship, in teaching, and in the formation of leaders for service in ministry in the Church and the world.
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The Toronto School of Theology was saddened to hear of the passing of Fr. Ovey N. Mohammed, SJ in the early morning of November 28, 2020, at the Rene Goupil House in Pickering. He was 87 years old, and in his 51st year in the Society of Jesus.

Fr. Ovey spent most of his life at TST's member college,...

An important update for all Toronto School of Theology students and faculty. Following the lead of the University of Toronto, TST's seven member colleges have agreed to a delayed start for the Winter 2021 semester.

Please note:


Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2021 admission into the Toronto School of Theology's MA, ThM and PhD degree programs. More information about these programs is available here.

The deadline for completed...

Why Study at TST

Prestigious Degrees and Affiliation

  • Eleven 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's 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 many professional and academic degree programs, with some member colleges also offering diploma programs.


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

Our Member Colleges