Tyndale University College & Seminary: Narrative Description

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25 Ballyconnor Ct.
Toronto, ON, Canada M2M 4B3
Tel: (416)226-6380; Admissions: (416)226-6380; Fax: (416)226-4210; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.tyndale.ca/

Description: Independent interdenominational, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees. Founded 1894. Setting: 10-acre urban campus. Endowment: $2 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $1678 per student. Total enrollment: 1,183. Faculty: 48 (23 full-time, 25 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 357 applied, 60% were admitted. Full-time: 363 students, 45% women, 55% men. Part-time: 140 students, 46% women, 54% men. Students come from 7 provinces and territories, 12 other countries, 20% 25 or older, 30% live on campus. Retention: 49% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, accelerated degree program, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at Seneca College.

Entrance Requirements: Options: deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, all post-secondary transcripts. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: 9/19.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $12,200 includes full-time tuition ($8100) and college room and board ($4100). Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition: $265 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $25 per credit hour. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: choir, student government, Urban Ministry Team, 'Steadfast' drama team. Major annual events: Global Ministries Conference, Experience OBC. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 220 college housing spaces available; 185 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. J. William Horsey Library with 65,013 books, 1 microform title, 410 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $440,000. 10 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.