Kingswood University

Kingswood University

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Kingswood University was founded in October 1945, in Woodstock, New Brunswick by the Alliance of the Reformed Baptist Church of Canada as the Holiness Bible Institute. Its primary purpose was the training of ministers to serve the Reformed Baptist Church within the Atlantic region. In 1947, the school was relocated to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and renamed Bethany Bible College.

Kingswood, an accredited educational institution affiliated with The Wesleyan Church, offers high-calibre programs of study uniquely focused on preparing men and women for Christian ministry. The Kingswood experience is a highly effective integration of faith and learning based on these three pillars:

Academic Excellence

Practical Ministry Experience

Intentional Spiritual Formation

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and achieve a minimum grade of 70% in the following Academic or College preparatory level courses in grades 10, 11, or 12:

2 English credits

2 Math or Science credits

2 Social Science credits (e.g. history, sociology, geography, civics, psychology)

English proficiency proof is necessary. 

Scholarship & funding

The university offers scholarship opportunities. For more information


Student life

Live event at Kingswood Chapel