In 1858, a small group of church leaders in Rochester, New York, saw the need to develop followers of Jesus to serve their local communities. Nearly 170 years later, with the advent of partners and by the grace of God, that vision has grown into Kairos University – one of the largest and most diverse accredited systems of competency-based theological education in the world.
Kairos University’s oldest legacy school opens its doors to students in Rochester, New York. Over the next several years, other legacy partner institutions open in Alberta, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
The Kairos Project launches. This pioneering approach to theological education begins blazing the trail for affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful education for individuals around the world.
Kairos University becomes one of the largest and most diverse accredited systems of competency-based theological education in the world. It offers certificate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs.
With offices in Canada and the United States and partner organizations around the world, Kairos University is accessible from wherever you are located. Currently, we have students, faculty, mentors, and staff from over 60 different countries.
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