The King's University in Edmonton, Alberta

Fast Facts About King's


1979 as The King’s College
1993 as The King’s University College
2015 as The King’s University

Student Population

942 with a 15:1 student/faculty ratio

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Student Financial Support Available Each Year


Research and Scholarship

160+ academic submissions in 2020-2021


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Alumni Employed Within Two Years of Graduation


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Number of Churches that Support King's Each Year


The King's University is Edmonton's Christian university and serves students and communities across western Canada and around the world. Its campus is located in Alberta's growing and vibrant capital and situated on Treaty Six territory, the traditional home of many Indigenous peoples.

We believe that the world can be studied best from the perspective that it was created by and belongs to God. Come to King's and you'll see friendly, welcoming faces. We do our best to reflect Christ's love and grace to all students. The university receives top rankings and recognition on national surveys for student-faculty engagement, a supportive campus, and quality of teaching. It's no wonder King's boasts of a 98% post-grad employment rate!

Commitment to Academic Excellence

For over 40 years, The King's University has been committed to the highest level of excellence in teaching and research. A robust liberal arts offering underpins disciplinary learning and all programs at King's are approved by the Government of Alberta. From the university's Leder School of Business and Micah Centre for Justice and Development, to each of its bachelor's degree programs, students have opportunities to learn and research alongside faculty experts. The university is home to several Canada Research Chair appointees, 3M Teaching Award recipients, and acclaimed industry experts.

Caring Community

Building a Christian learning community where all belong and flourish has been a top priority for the university since it was founded in 1979. King's is known for its vibrant tight-knit campus; student-professor ratio; accessible academic, mental health, and wellness supports; faculty availability outside of the classroom; and as a place where life-long friendships that are formed each year.

Rich Opportunities for Students

At King's, students have opportunities to learn and grow outside of the classroom. Internships, directed study, practicum placements, hands-on learning, career and vocation counselling, and off-campus field learning play key roles in promoting success before and after graduation.

Economic Impact

Each year, King's contributes over $46.5 million dollars to the provincial economy through direct and indirect investments in capital, research, student services, and more. Our alumni generate millions more. Good things come in small packages!

Bright Hope for Tomorrow

King's strives to make a transformative impact on the world. Renewal and reconciliation in every walk of life is possible and King's helps to achieve this vision by equipping learners—professors and students alike—to contribute to the public good and advancement of God's Kingdom.

Programs prepare students for careers in business, grade school education, applied and health science, government, industry, and more, in addition to any number of professional study and graduate programs.