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King’s University College was established as a Catholic, liberal arts institution for higher studies, at London, Ontario. King’s is affiliated to the University of Western Ontario. With over 3000 students on its rolls from across Canada and beyond, King’s offers undergraduate degrees in Management and Organizational Studies, Childhood and Social Institutions, Social Justice and Peace Studies, Social Work and a postgraduate degree in Social Work.
Webometrics ranking – 172 in Canada, 10344 in global ranking.
|Type of University||Public University|
|Faculty Members||400 (including non-teaching staff)|
|Number of Undergraduate Seats||3050|
|Number of Postgraduate Seats||50|
|Percentage of International Students||15%|
|Tuition and Activity Fee - Domestic||CAD 8,096.05|
|Tuition and Activity Fee - International||CAD 32,930.05|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), MELAB, CAEL, PTE|
The King’s University College is in London, Ontario – the 11th largest city in Canada, complete with all modern student amenities in a self-contained campus like library, food facility, residences etc. The college is just a block away from its parent institution, the University of Western Ontario.
Students can seek on-campus accommodation at the King's University College. Approximately 360 students can be housed in three different well-equipped residences on campus. Standard accommodation for first year students at King’s is double occupancy rooms while single occupancy rooms are allotted upon special considerations. Almost 30% of campus residents are of international origin.
Please note that residence is guaranteed to all full-time undergraduate students provided they apply before the residence deadline of June 1. Offers of residence are sent with the offers of admission.
The amenities that students can expect at the campus residences inclusive of residence fees are:
Multiple service points on-campus, as well as off-campus partners offers wide variety of economical and healthy options for food to the students at King’s. Meal Options are mandatory for Residence students.
The table below highlights the important dates in terms of residence application and fee payment for Fall 2018 session.
|Guaranteed Residence Application Deadline||June 1|
|Residence Fee Payments Deadline||August 1|
Off-campus housing is also available in the city in case, the students plan to live off-campus. It is strongly recommended that they must review the property, meet their roommates and landlord, consider location, distance, facilities, and costs involved prior to signing the rental agreement.
King’s students can also avail of the Off-Campus Housing Services shared by Western and the affiliate colleges. Students can access rental listings, information, and rights and responsibilities as a tenant, average rental charges etc. online to facilitate their search.
The major undergraduate programs offered at the King’s:
|Programs||Majors||Minimum Entrance Grades|
|Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences||Criminology Disability Studies Economics Finance History Political Science Psychology Sociology Thanatology Finance and Wealth Management||78-80%|
|Bachelor of Arts||Catholic Studies Religious Studies English French Philosophy Foundations in Western Thought and Civilization Religious Studies World Religions||78-80%|
|Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies||Accounting Finance & Administration Global Commerce Human Resources||83%|
|Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice and Peace Studies||-||78-80%|
|Bachelor of Arts in Childhood and Social Institutions||-||78-80%|
|Bachelor of Social Work||-||Admission into this program is in the third year requiring applicants to have completed 2 years of university study (10.0 full courses), including specific prerequisites|
• Most programs at the King’s require an average entrance grade of 78 – 80% except for the Bachelor’s program in Management and Organizational Studies that require a minimum average of 83% for admission.
• The bachelor’s in social work program requires a prior university degree for admission.
|Accepted Test||Minimum Required Score|
|IELTS Academic||Minimum overall band score of 6.5 with no part less than 6.0.|
|MELAB||Minimum score of 85 with no less than 80 in any section|
|TOEFL IBT||Minimum score of 85-90 with no section less than 20|
|CAEL||Average score of 60 is required with no part less than 60.|
|PTE Academic||Minimum overall score of 58 is required with no sectional score less than 56|
Important Application Dates for Full-time Fall International Admissions is listed below:
|Online Application Form Available at OUAC||October 1|
|Application Deadline for Full-time Fall Admission||March 1|
|Final Deadline for Full-time admission||June 1|
Note: Students need to apply at the King’s online through the Ontario University Application Portal.
Step 1 – Applying to King’s
|Ontario High School Students||CAD150|
Please note that, all official transcripts need to be sent to Enrolment Services, King’s University College, 266 Epworth Avenue, London ON, N6A 2M3.
Step 2 - Applied to King’s
Once the application is submitted, the students will receive an acknowledgement letter and an Admission Guide providing the credentials to activate the King’s/Western. Students can open their account to view their application status.
Note: All the students must review the financial aids and begin with the OSAP application for any aid available for them.
Step 3 – Accepted by King’s
Once confirmation of admission comes through, students need to complete the following steps:
Apart from the above procedures, international students are required to apply for Study Permit from the IRCC, Government of Canada.
Step 4 – Ready for First year
Projected Fee Schedule for Academic Year 2018-19
|Tuition Fees||CAD 6,723||CAD 28,743 – CAD 34,747|
|Mandatory Student Activity Fee||CAD 1,458*||CAD 1,458*|
|Orientation Week Fee||CAD 100||CAD 100|
|Student Card||CAD 31||CAD 31|
*A 12 month mandatory LTC Bus Pass Fee is included in Student Activity Fee
The on-campus living costs are tabulated here:
|Residence Room Fee (includes Internet and local phone service)||CAD 6,510.00|
|Meal Plan 1||CAD 4,200.00|
|Meal Plan 2||CAD 4,400|
|Meal Plan 3||CAD 4,600|
|Residence Council Fee||CAD 20.00|
|Pre-loaded laundry card fee||CAD 42.00|
The fee payment deadlines are tabulated here:
|Fee Instalments||Payment Deadline|
|Total Fee Payment/1st installment of Total Fee||August 1|
|2nd Instalment of Total Fee||November 1|
At King’s, numerous scholarships, awards, and bursaries are available to both new and returning King’s students. Some awards and scholarships are awarded automatically while some are disbursed only after proper review of eligibility and applications.
For Entrance Scholarships, Students must have enrolled in a minimum of 3.0 courses at King’s (and a total of 4.0 courses in the first year).
The Student Financial Services webpage has a comprehensive list of scholarships, awards, & bursaries available at King’s.
|Name of Scholarship||Amount||Applicable for|
|C.A.A.T Entrance Scholarship||CAD1,000 - CAD2,500||Students with final average of 80 – 90%|
|High School and International Entrance Scholarships||CAD1,500 - CAD3,500||Students with final high school average of 80 – 95%|
|International Study Award for Full-Time Students||CAD2,000||full-time King's students who complete an international exchange program for academic credit|
|Principal's Regis Entrance Scholarship||CAD5,000||Students with the highest admissions averages will be offered CAD5000, renewable in consecutive years, provided an average score of 85% is maintained through the term|
|Name of the Bursary||Amount||Applicable for|
|Entrance Bursary||CAD750||full-time, 1st year students who are entering King's directly from high school|
|King's University College General Bursary||Varies on need||students who may find themselves in a financial emergency or are not eligible for any other bursaries|
|Name of Award||Amount||Applicable for|
|Board of Director’s Gold Medal for 4-years BMOS, BA (Humanities, Social Science, Interdisciplinary Studies etc.)||Gold Medal||student graduating with the highest average in his subject in the final year of the program|
|CultureWorks International Student Award||CAD2,500||2nd, 3rd or 4th-year international students with an overall academic average of at least 70% in the previous term and demonstrated financial need.|
The International Work Experience (IWE) Program is administered by King’s Student Financial Services. The Program allows international full-time undergraduate students to work part-time on-campus in jobs that accommodate their studies. The student must have secured an average score of 60% in the previous term and should be available to work from October till March
A similar on-campus work program is named Work Study, designed particularly for Canadian or Permanent Residents.
The Industry Internship program of 12 to16-month duration for Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) students is an excellent way to gain practical industry experience before graduating. A BMOS student with an average of 70% score in the 2nd year of studies can enroll for the internship between 3rd and 4th years.
Students can also work off-campus while balancing their course schedule. The Western University of Ontario has an online database of off-campus job opportunities. However, the students are responsible for their jobs. A student can work off-campus for up to 20-hours a week during an ongoing academic session and up to 40-hours during scheduled college breaks. Also, International students should have a valid work permit as well as a Social Insurance Number to be able to work in Canada.
King’s have its own database of job postings at its official website where the local businesses that students can explore post-graduation. Students can also avail of the University of Western Ontario’s student employment services at the official website, for post-graduation, to find a suitable job position be-fitting their program of study.
International students who graduate from King’s and applies for a Post-Graduation Work Permit before the expiry of their Study Permit, can work full-time even before the work permit is issued.
The Office of Alumni Affairs at King’s fosters and maintains relationships with more than 17,600 alumni around the world with local chapters in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, and London.
The benefits available to King’s alumni are:
A few noteworthy alumni of King’s are listed here:
|Alumni||Program Attended||Current Occupation|
|Clayton Anderson||BA '97 English||Vice-President of Product Development, Adventures Canada|
|Elsi Angulo||BA Hons '11 Social Justice & Peace Studies||Counselor of the Procurator General in Ethnic Affairs & Human Rights, Colombian Government|
|Leslie Starr-Hemburrow||BSW '88||VP, Patient Care Services, Trillium Health Partners and Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario|
|Start of Application process||October 01, 2018|
|End of Application process||March 01, 2019|