1. What is the difference between College & Seminary?
Our College offers undergraduate level studies. We offer various bachelor degrees & certificates.
Our Seminary offers graduate level studies. We offer various master's degrees. In order to enter into Seminary you must first obtain a bachelor's degree or be eligible to enter into the Diploma in Pastoral Studies and Leadership.
2. Can I book a tour to see the campus?
You test-drive a car to see what you are getting yourself into, right? Why not test-drive your College or Seminary?
Heritage College & Seminary invites you to come for a test-drive. This will give you a chance to scope out the facilities, talk to professors, and get all of the program details you want! We invite all prospective students, friends, family, faith leaders, mentors and youth groups to tour our campus.
Contact 519-651-2869 (or 1-800-465-1961) and ask for Recruitment or dial ext. 244.
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3. What programs do you offer?
For a brief overview of our College Programs look through our Viewbook
For a detailed overview of our College Programs view our Academic Catalogue
For a brief overview of our Seminary Programs look through our Viewbook
For a detailed overview of our Seminary view our Academic Catalogue
4. How much does it cost to study at Heritage College & Seminary?
There are a variety of costs associated with post-secondary education. In addition to tuition, there are other fees such as books, supplies, food, entertainment, residence, and more to consider. Please explore our Financial Aid & Tuition (College) or (Seminary) section for information on Scholarships, Bursaries and OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program).
Click to view our College Fee Schedule.
Click to view our Seminary Fee Schedule.
5. What is Distance Learning?
Our mission is to provide students with excellent educational opportunities through access to high quality distance learning courses. View our College Distance Learning information or our Seminary Distance Learning options.
6. How do I apply to Heritage College & Seminary?
There is a three step process to apply to Heritage College & Seminary. Contact the Admissions department to discuss your specific circumstances. The Heritage team is here to help you navigate through the admissions process.
Feel free to call or e-mail or view the options below.
Apply to the College (undergraduate level studies - bachelor degrees & certificates)
Apply to the Seminary (graduate level studies - master's degrees)— In order to enter Seminary you must first obtain a Bachelor's degree or be eligible to enter into the Diploma in Pastoral Studies and Leadership.
Register for a General Interest Course (Audit a specific course for personal growth and interest or investigate a degree or certificate program as an occasional or distance learning student).
7. What is the deadline to apply to Heritage College & Seminary?
The deadline is July 31st for Fall Term
The deadline is December 15th for Winter Term
Late Applications: Late applications will be considered, after the deadlines listed above, however there is an increased application fee from $50 to $150.
Distance Learning Applications: Distance Learning courses begin at three intervals during the year — Sept 15th, January 15th & May 15th. Application deadlines are Aug. 31st, Dec. 31st, and April 30th. There is a late application fee of $150.
Residence Application Deadline: Residence is based on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to full-time students (12 or more credit hours per semester) so please apply early. After July 1st , consideration will be given to applications from part-time students. August 1st is the deadline to withdraw from Residence without penalty. After August 1st the residence deposit becomes non-refundable.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for the majority of our scholarships and bursaries is July 31st, please read the scholarship or bursary application for further details. Late applications will not be considered so please apply early.
8. I do not have an undergraduate degree and yet I feel called to the ministry. Is there a program for me?
Yes, the Diploma in Pastoral Studies and Leadership is designed for mature students (i.e. over 35 years of age) lacking an undergraduate degree, but with an extensive church background who wish to train for professional pastoral ministry.
9. Can I complete my degree through Distance Learning?
Currently, we do not offer our degrees through Distance Learning, however Heritage Seminary offers a number of graduate distance learning courses produced by the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Well-known evangelical teachers from around the world have developed these high-quality course packs.
10. May I study for a Master's degree at Heritage as a part-time student?
Yes. Approximately two-thirds of our students study part-time to allow themselves the opportunity to continue in other professions or ministry, and/or to work at the pace at which they are most comfortable.