Redeemer University College

country rank  84
world rank  5916

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Redeemer University College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ancaster (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Redeemer University College (RUC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Redeemer University College (RUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RUC
Founded 1982
Motto Agnus Dei Omnium Rex
Lamb of God, King of all
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address 777 Garner Road East
Ancaster (population range: 10,000-49,999)
L9K 1J4 Ontario
T +1 (905) 648 2131
F +1 (905) 648 2134

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 777 Garner Road East
Ancaster L9K 1J4
+1 (905) 648 2139 ext 4280
800 263 6467

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Redeemer University College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ontario College of Teachers OCT
  • Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada AUCC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)
  • Association of Reformed Institutions of Higher Education (ARIHE)
  • Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC)

Academic Structure

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