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Newman Theological College
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Tuition: $5,590  Students: 400
Address
10012-84 Street
Edmonton, AB      T6A 0B2
1-844-392-2450

Newman Theological College


Newman Theological College, taken from the name of Cardinal John Henry Newman, was established in 1969. It was once the Theology Faculty of Saint Joseph Seminary, but it became a college by an Act of the Alberta Legislature. This allowed for more religious and lay people to enroll in the campus. In 1972, the campus was granted “associated” status by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Today, the College is a private, Roman Catholic academic institution which focuses on theological and related disciplines studies. Its mission is to provide theological education to Christian women and men and prepare the ... ... continued below

About Newman Theological College

... laity, religious, and ordained ministers for service and leadership to meet the needs of the Church in Western Canada.

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The College has Bookstore, Foundation, Newman Library, Student Housing, ACCUC, Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton, and Employment and Volunteer Opportunities. The Bookstore sells all books that are related to the courses at NTC. It also sells specialty books in ministry, Catholic education, spirituality, and theology. The Foundation is created to raise and manage funds for the mission activities carried out by the College and the Seminary. The Library also has the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library, and students can access it by using their Newman Library card.

Student Services and Student Life

The College offers a twenty-four hour free counseling service to students who are suffering from stress, depression, anxieties, and panic attacks. Convocation services are given to students, and there is a long-standing tradition at NTC where the emcee and St. Joseph Seminary host the "Jazz Night" – an event where alumni, family, friends, staff, students, faculty, and graduates gather for a night of martini’s, music, and fellowship. Jazz Night is the most outstanding fund-raising event for St. Joseph Seminary’s sponsorship of five children through Chalice, which was once called Christian Child Care International.

Academic Programs

Newman Theological College offers programs which are under the accreditation of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada. These programs include Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Master of Theological Studies. Individuals with certificates in teaching can take Graduate Diploma in Religious Education, The Graduate Certificate in Catholic School Administration, and Master of Religious Education.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The College does offers bursaries to its students. Some of them include: Archbishop Anthony Jordan, Carolyn Klimchuk Memorial, Catholic Teacher Education Bursary Fund, D’youville Scholarship, Cecilia I. Johnstone Bursary Fund, Father A. Gillis Memorial, Father Benedict Hogan, O.Carm Bursary Fund, Father Paul J. Kingston Memorial, Father Kenneth Kearns, John Francis & Ellen Victoria Meagher Bursary, Knights Of Columbus Scholarship/Bursary Fund, The Military & Hospitaller Order Of St. Lazarus Jerusalem, Msgr. William Irwin Bursary In Ecumenical Studies, and many others. Students who wish to apply can download the bursary forms available on Newman’s website.

Edmonton Information

Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta. The City of Edmonton covers an area larger than Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto or Montreal. Edmonton has one of the lowest population densities in North America. In addition, Edmonton's river valley is 22 times larger than New York City's Central Park. The public river valley parks provide a unique urban escape area with park styles ranging from fully serviced urban parks to campsite-like facilities with few amenities.

Edmonton has a northern continental climate with extreme seasonal temperatures, although the city has milder winters than either Regina or Winnipeg, which are both located at a more southerly latitude. It has mild summers and chilly winters, with the average daily temperatures ranging from -11.7°C in January to 21°C in July.

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