If there was ever any question about whether faith-based universities have a future in Canada, there shouldn’t be anymore. Tyndale University College in Toronto has raised $44 million in just four years, which it plans to use for a new campus in Toronto’s Bayview area. Considering that the school has only 1,300 students, that’s an impressive figure. It works out to $34,000 per current student. By comparison, York University, just down the road from Tyndale, reported a total endowment of $46-million and a student population of 47,000 in its most recent annual report. That’s less than $1,000 per student. In addition to buying property for their new campus, Tyndale will use the money to pay for new degree programs, distance courses and open education.
Christian university raises loads of cash
Bigger schools will be jealous when they see how much
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