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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Applications are now being accepted for 2022 admission to the Toronto School of Theology's conjoint graduate degree programs: PhD, MA, ThM, and DMin. Degrees for these programs are granted conjointly by the University of Toronto and the TST member school in which the student is registered.

Fall 2022 entry:


All members of the Toronto School of Theology community who come onto any University of Toronto campus and/or TST member college premises, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to upload proof of vaccination via the University of Toronto's...

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