Why CSBS&C

Are you looking for strong academics with an exceptional faculty? Why not spend time in an environment that encourages you to grow spiritually while building lasting friendships?

At Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary students learn in a Christ-centered community that values academic excellence, practical training, and commitment to Christ as Lord. We are committed to training God-called men and women twenty-first leadership in tough places. We desire for our students to grow in learning how to love God, love His Word, and love others more.

Attending College and Graduate school are important decisions and the cost for education is always an important factor in the decision-making process. We do our best to offer affordable tuition rates for both our Seminary and College Students while giving them excellent value at the same time.

We offer Online learning through our Live (In-class streaming) and Flex options to students around the country.

We also have the privilege of working with a vibrant and growing student body. At the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College, our campus community life is a strategic part of students’ school experiences. The friends they make today are often their cherished colleagues tomorrow. The faculty members who mentor them throughout their time with us remain their steadfast partners in ministry in the years ahead. God uses the men and women on our faculty to refine students’ characters, clarify their callings, and enhance their competencies.

Christian College Students

International Students

Our International Students add so much to our school. Consisting of approximately 26% of our school population, we have been blessed by students from all over the world, such as the USA, China, Korea, Nigeria, Mexico, Haiti, the Philippines, and Barbados!

Small class sizes allow for students to get the most of out of their interactions with professors and peers. CSBS&C has a Student Services department that is prepared to assist international students with the transition to Canadian culture. Learn more about our International Students program.

International students can work off campus if they have a valid study permit. There are unfurnished housing units available on campus for students enrolled in a program at CSBS&C. To receive free healthcare, you can register for an Alberta Health Care Card.

Educational Effectiveness

The Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary & College is committed to providing theological education and ministry training of the highest caliber. We carefully monitor and regularly assess the educational effectiveness of each degree program. Here are some of the common measures used by seminaries and Bible colleges to demonstrate success of student learning. Additional information is available upon request to the Academic Dean.

From 2007 to 2011, 65% of entering seminary students and 77% of entering college students have completed the degree program in which they were enrolled within 6 years.

Graduates from our college and seminary have been highly successful in finding placement related to their degree programs. Over the last 5 years, 79% of our college graduates and 90% of our seminary graduates have found jobs within the first year after graduation.

Additionally, graduating students are asked for their feedback about their experience at CSBS&C. Here are the results on a few of the questions from 2013-2017:

Measurements are on a 5-point scale where 4 indicates “agree” and 5 indicates “strongly agree.”
CollegeSeminary
My experience at CSBS&C has helped me grow in my relationship to the Lord. 4.64.8
My time here has prepared me for Christian ministry. 4.34.8
I would recommend this school to a friend. 4.74.8

Visit CSBS&C

Experience the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary for yourself! We welcome you to come sit in on a day or two of classes, be hosted in our guest housing suites with a beautiful view of the mountains, and go for a tour of the campus facilities with our admissions staff.

Come meet and interact with our students, faculty, and staff, and maybe get a trip to Banff in while you’re here!