Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
Estd 1917Established Year

Founded in 1969 Newman Theological College is a Roman Catholic School. It is one of the private academic catholic institution, founded by Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton, Alberta. The college offers graduate and satellite programs. There is also Benetton XVI institute for new Evangelization which offers courses in faith formation and is a part of NTC.

Why to choose NTC?

  • Webometrics Rankings- 256 (Canada)
  • Webometrics Rankings- 14443 (global)
  • NTC in partnership with St. Joseph Seminary offers great religious courses.
  • Prepared over 6000 individuals for ministry and service- laity, religious and ordained ministers
  • Dedicated Christian service and leadership in western Canada and beyond
  • Devoted to the study of theological and related disciplines.
  • Post-secondary academic level is provided
  • Offers academic degrees, diplomas and certificate programs in the field of sciences


Type of collegePrivate
No. of courses offered430
Total no. of students enrolled232
Programs offeredFull-time courses Distance learning courses
Total expenditure a yearCAD 32,000- 33,500 CAD
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About campus and Housing Plans

  • Located in Edmonton Canada.
  • No residence options on-campus.
  • Residence available at King's University College or St. Joseph's College.

Programs Offered

ProgramsList of courses
Faith formation programCertificate in Catholic Studies Program CCS
Undergraduate programCertificate in theology Bachelors of theology Diploma of theology Theo O2O Lay Formation Undergraduate Philosophy courses
Graduate programMaster of theological studies Master of divinity Master of Theology Courses
Religious education programGraduate certificate in catholic school administration Master of religious education
Transfer Programs and Advanced/ Transfer CreditCertificate courses in various fields
  • Enculturation program for International Priest in western Canada; duration- four weeks

Certificate courses offered in Benedict XVI Institute

  • Faith formation courses- available online
  • Students of all nations, types and age can opt; no specific educational background
  • Course Duration- five weeks.

Certificates offered-

Foundation in Faith Year I
Foundation in Faith Year II
Certificate in New Evangelization
Certificate in Religious Education
Certificate in Youth Evangelization
Certificate in Social Justice

All About Application Process


  • No minimum requirement for open studies students

Domestic Students

Faith formation programDiploma is required
Undergraduate programAlberta high school diploma with in English 30 or equivalent.
Graduate programBachelor’s degree along with additional 4 philosophy courses
Religious education programBachelor’s degree plus a teaching certificate.

International Students

  • Proof of English language proficiency
ExamsMinimum Eligibility
Alberta English 30 or equivalentGrade 60%
Paper based TOEFLScore 560
Paper based TOEFL + test of written EnglishScore 50
Computer based TOEFLScore 220
IELTSScore 6.5 and band 5

Documents required:

  • Official transcript
  • Valid scores of English proficiency tests TOEFL, IELTS etc
  • Study permit
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Letter of reference

How, When and Where to apply?

Application datesJuly 31, 2018
Application fee for domestic studentsCAD 45 (non-refundable)
Application fee for international studentsCAD 250

Steps to apply

  • Download application form from official college website
  • Fill the form and save it in your computer
  • Attach filled form and send at
  • Send required documents to Registrar’s office from issuing educational authority
  • Pay the application fee via Paypal

Application Fee

 - 2017-182018-19
Application Fee; non-refundableCAD 45.00CAD 45.00
International Application FeeCAD 250.00CAD 250.00

Cost and expenditure

Tuition fee

DescriptionLocation / course statusCost
Full timeOn campus OnlineCAD 663 CAD 663
Part timeOn campus OnlineCAD 663 CAD 663
Seniors (65+)AnyCAD 333
Certificate coursesOnlineCAD 85
M. DivPart time/ full timeCAD 663
M. THPart time/full timeCAD 747

Refund Policy

  • 100% refund for students dropping course at end of second week of classes
  • 50% refund for students dropping course at the end of either second or fourth week.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Eligibility for scholarships or bursaries:

  • Financial needs
  • Part of NTC community or Christian community
  • Qualities of leadership or academic performance

Deadline to apply- May 31


BursaryEligibilityAwarded to
Aimé & Lucille Magnan BursaryAny certificate, diploma or degree program in theologyFull time or part time student in financial need
Archbishop Anthony Jordan ScholarshipAny certificate, diploma or degree program in theologyFull-time student active in parishes within the Archdiocese of Edmonton, who plans to continue serving in the Archdiocese
Basilian Human Development BursaryStudent enrolled in a distance education courseFull or part-time student living in a Northern Canadian diocese

Other Financial Aids

  • Student aid resources
  • Student aid Alberta
  • Canada Student Loans and Grants Program
  • International student financial aid
  • Alberta Health Care Insurance Program for Foreign Students
  • External Bursaries

Newman Theological College Alumni have free access to NTC library. To access the books online and offline, students need to have ‘Student ID#.’

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