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Transferring to Taylor

Students who transfer from other reputably accredited graduate-level institutions may receive transfer credit for courses completed with a "C" standing or higher by submitting a completed Course Credit Transfer Request Form to the Registrar. Students who have taken an undergraduate course which parallels a course required in their program may apply to the Registrar by submitting a completed Course Waiver Request Form. If a course is waived, it must be replaced by another course in the same division or as specified by the Registrar.

Normally, transfer credit or waivers for course work that are more than 10 years old will not be accepted for the MDIV and MA programs however, appeals will be considered based on a minimum grade of B in the course(s) in question.

The amount of credit given is based on the suitability of the courses taken to the requirements of the Taylor Seminary program. All program students must fulfill the residency requirement of completing at least 26 credit hours on the Taylor Seminary campus in order to be eligible for graduation. Transfer of credit is not given for undergraduate courses.

For more information, contact the Registrar:

See also:
Course Credit Waiver Request Form

Tuition & Fees 2014 - 2015

All fees apply per semester unless otherwise noted, and are subject to change without notice.

Tuition (per semester):

Per credit rate $305.00
Audit (per credit) $152.50
NOTE: Students 65 years of age or older will receive a 50% discount on tuition.
* For purposes of calculating the full-time rate, January Intersession will be added to fall semester, and spring session will be added to winter semester.

Incidental Fees

Application Fee (applicable to new program students only)
Canadian and US students $40.00
International students $80.00
Late Application Fee (all students): $50.00

There is no charge for students who wish to park on campus.

Registration Fees
Registration Fee $50.00
Assessed on registration forms submitted after October 24, 2014 for January Intersession 2015 and the Winter Semester 2015, and after March 20, 2015 for Spring Session 2015 and the Fall Semester 2015.
(Waived for new program students and all unclassified students.)

Residence Fees
Housing is subject to availability and eligibility. Please contact the Enrolment Services department for details.

Muller Hall
Housing Deposit (one time): one-month's rent ($500.00 max)

Private suite, common kitchen - SINGLE (per month) $275.00
Private suite, common kitchen - DOUBLE (per month) $385.00

Private suite with kitchen - SINGLE (per month) $385.00
Private suite with kitchen - DOUBLE (per month) $510.00

Family Suite with kitchen (per month) $715.00

Student Association Fee (mandatory, payable in each semester)
All Students:  $4.00 per credit

Transcripts (request a transcript here)
First request $10.00

Duplicate copies (per copy) $5.00
(Canadian & US Residents)

Other fees are listed in the catalogue.
Please note that fees are subject to change without notice.

New Students Start Here

New Student Overview

Research and Writing Seminar (video tutorial)

Important Student Information

2014 Orientation Handouts 

2013 Orientation Handouts (PDF) (documents from a previous year for reference only)

Introduction and Tutorial for Online Courses (includes video tutorial and Moodle FAQ)

Moodle Sandbox (New to our online learning software? Click here to experiment with a demo version of this widely-used asynchronous platform. Remember that once you are admitted to Taylor as a student you will be given your own unique log-in and password to the official Taylor Moodle site.)

Admission requirements 

Application process 

Financial aid 

Transferring to Taylor

Registrar's Home Page

Information request form


Read more about Taylor Seminary here:

The Bridge (online archive of Taylor's institutional magazine)

Recent Ads and Media Coverage

Taylor Seminary Viewbook (PDF will open in a new window)


Accreditation, Affiliations and Partnerships

Taylor Seminary is an accredited member of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Accordingly, ATS mandates that the following statement be posted to attest to this accreditation:

Taylor College and Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:

MDiv, MA in Intercultural Studies, MTS

The Commission contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Telephone: 412-788-6505
Fax: 412-788-6510

Taylor Seminary is currently in the midst of the process of seeking reaffirmation of accreditation from ATS, which is necessary every ten years. Three subcommittees are busy working on various aspects of a self-study, evaluating all aspects of Taylor.

Community input is welcome and necessary. We encourage you to share your perspective on Taylor Seminary's effectiveness, on the changing demands of ministry, and the changing needs of ministry preparation. Send your comments to Academic Dean Dr. Eric Ohlmann:



Taylor also holds institutional membership in the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, the Association for Theological Field Education, and the Western Association of Registrars of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and Network of Evangelical Seminaries in Western Canada.

Taylor continues to develop significant partnerships within the evangelical and higher education communities. These partnerships include North American Baptist churches, NAB Leadership Centers, Sioux Falls Seminary, Vanguard College, Urban Sanctuary, Carey Theological College, Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary, Education Consortium for Contextual Learning (ecCL), Network of Evangelical Seminaries (NETS) in Western Canada, Young Life, and the Baptist Union of Western Canada (BUWC).

The seminary is an institutional member of In TRUST. In Trust seeks "to educate and inform those responsible for the governance of the graduate theological schools of North America." We are members of a number of educational groups, including Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC). Additionally, Taylor has been a member of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce since 2000.