1. Baccalaureate Degree from an institution of higher education approved by a Canadian provincial authority, or the demonstrated educational equivalent. Grade average minimum must be 72%/B/3.0 during last 60 credits of course weight.
2. General readiness to function in an integrative adult learning program in terms of both personal qualities and academic competencies
3. Commitment to one's lay profession or employment (paid or volunteer) as a ministry. Note: Persons who define their work activity as being committed to the improvement and nurture of society and the world community, including such fields as education, faith/religious community assignments, chaplaincy, mediation, management, media services, the arts, health care, counseling, Intercultural relationships, and care of the earth are recognized by St Stephen’s College as being in ministry.
4. Willingness to engage in a program that is broadly ecumenical and interfaith; readiness to engage deeply in personal reflection; commitment to the practice of a spiritual life.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year, with an annual application deadline of April 1 for Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants and November 1 for international applicants (next business day if date falls on a weekend). Applicants who do not possess a Baccalaureate Degree and who are applying for an evaluation of academic equivalency must submit their completed application to the College by February 1 for Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants and September 1 for international applicants (equivalency fee $225). If equivalency is granted, applicants then pay the normal application fee.
Upon admission, students are expected to register for the St Stephen’s College Orientation Day (normally in early June).