The Salvation Army’s only University College

The Salvation Army’s only University College

Salvationist Students- Learn about The Salvation Army's only University College


1981: First established as Catherine Booth Bible College, the college originally served as a centre for biblical studies and leadership training.

1987-1988: To meet our growing needs, in 1987 we purchased the current seven-story Webb Place building in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada). This new campus opened to students in September 1988.

1997: In honour of The Salvation Army’s co-founders, it was renamed the William and Catherine Booth Bible College.

2010: We officially became the degree-granting Booth University College we are today.


Read Our Story to learn more about the history of Booth University College.

Thank you for your interest in attending Booth University College. As The Salvation Army’s only degree-granting school, Booth University College truly is your university college.

The spirit of Booth University College is reflected in our committment – “Education for a Better World”. As an educational expression of the mission of The Salvation Army, Booth UC teaches students to understand the complexities of the world, to be mindful of Christian faith, to achieve excellence through rigorous scholarship and to become contributors to a better world.

At the heart of Booth University College’s ethos is a set of values that speaks to our belief that we all have ethical obligations to others. We trust that our graduates will be lifetime advocates for poor and oppressed persons, raising hope, social justice and mercy to counter despair, injustice and cruelty.

As Christian educators, we have faith that our graduates will take on the responsibility of leadership, using the skills they acquired at Booth University College to serve locally and around the world, and to engage their fellow community members in building a greater capacity for positive social change.


For information on applying to Booth University College, please click on the applicable link below. The information on this linked page will help guide you through the application process, but if you have questions or require additional information, please contact our Admissions office directly.


In addition to the many scholarships available to Booth University College students, we also offer a number of scholarships specifically for Salvationist students. Learn more on the scholarship page!

VISIT BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE! Explore what life as a Booth UC student is like during Booth Bound in October – a campus visit weekend reserved for Salvationist students!  To find more information or to apply, visit the Booth Bound web page!