Redeemer is a great place for American students considering studying at a Christian university. We recognize your accomplishments and are excited to welcome you! It’s our goal to help make your transition to university as seamless as possible. We realize coming from the United States requires a more specialized approach during the application process. This information will aid you in that process and clear any obstacles you might encounter. We look forward to working with you!

Application Process

  1. Apply online!
    Start and submit your application online! We’re always accepting applications, but if you apply before January 31st, it’s free to apply (after which you can still apply for $50 CAD).

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Admission Requirements

Applicants from the United States will be considered for admission based on the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent); minimum average of 65% or 2.0 GPA.

Additional Information

Student Study Permit Process

  • Please note that a student study permit is required for American students.
  • Citizens and legal residents of the United States are allowed to apply for student permits at their Canadian port of entry.
  • Applications for study permits are managed and evaluated by Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC). Redeemer provides the required documentation to CIC to complete the process.
  • Third-Party Transcript Evaluation: All final non-Canadian transcripts are required to undergo a third-party transcript evaluation through organizations such as World Education Services ( or ICAS ( for any student who enrols at Redeemer University.
    • A final transcript consists of all final grades and a graduation or diploma date. Third-party evaluations for non-final, foreign transcripts at the point of admissions are not required at this time.


  • FAFSA institution code: G33485

Additional Program Requirements

If you know what program(s) you are interested in, make sure you read about the potential additional program requirements found on the program’s page.

Language Requirements

All students are required to be proficient in the English language.

Advanced Placement Examinations

Students currently taking Advanced Placement Examinations with AP scores of 4 or 5 will be considered for transfer credit.