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 a $40 fee).
  2. Send in your transcripts and CLT, ACT or SAT scores
    Request and submit up-to-date test scores and official transcripts from your high school(s). Transcripts need to come to us directly from the guidance office (whether it be a hard copy by mail or a photocopy by email).

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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.
  • Minimum CLT score of 58, ACT score of 19, or SAT score of 980 (if you took the old SAT test, a minimum score of 940 (CR+M) is required); school code: 0907.
    Redeemer is approved to administer the CLT exam to students. Redeemer is also approved to administer ACT tests if the student is applying to Redeemer.  We cannot provide ACT tests to other individuals.  For more information about writing an ACT test or CLT exam at Redeemer, contact

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.


  • 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.