Redeemer University College

country rank  84
world rank  5985

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Redeemer University College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ancaster (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, Redeemer University College (RUC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Redeemer University College (RUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RUC
Founded 1982
Motto Agnus Dei Omnium Rex
Lamb of God, King of all
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address 777 Garner Road East
Ancaster (population range: 10,000-49,999)
L9K 1J4 Ontario
T +1 (905) 648 2131
F +1 (905) 648 2134

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 777 Garner Road East
Ancaster L9K 1J4
+1 (905) 648 2139 ext 4280
800 263 6467

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Redeemer University College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
  • Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada (AUCC)


  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)
  • Association of Reformed Institutions of Higher Education (ARIHE)
  • Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018