Mission and Vision

The King's University is a Christian institution located in Edmonton and serving Northern Alberta, Western Canada, and beyond.

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

Mission
The King’s University exists to provide university education that inspires and equips learners to bring renewal and reconciliation to every walk of life as followers of Jesus Christ, the Servant-King.

Vision
Our vision is to be widely known as a Christian university serving to build a more humane, just, and sustainable world.

Mandate
Established by Private Act, the University has the authority to provide instruction and research in the liberal and fine arts, the humanities, theology, the physical, natural and social sciences, professional studies, and any other fields of study the Board of Governors may determine. The University has the authority to confer baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees and awards, diplomas, certificates of merit, and proficiency in other areas of learning.

Founding Denomination 
Christian Reformed Church

Accreditation
All degree programs are reviewed by the Alberta Quality Council and approved by the Alberta Ministry of Advanced Education.

Programs
24 undergraduate degree programs, 2-year after-degree in education.

Ranking and Awards
King’s ranks at the very top of universities in Canada for student sense of belonging according to the National Survey of Student Engagement as reported by MacLean’s magazine. King’s also consistently ranks in the top three universities in Canada for student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and connection with faculty.

Funding
King’s is one of 26 publically funded post-secondary institutions in Alberta. Funding comes from tuition, private donations, supporting services, and the government.

Students
785 students
5000 alumni

Average class size
12

Centres, Institutes and Schools
Micah Centre
Leder School of Business
King's Centre for Visualization in Science