Trinity Christian College

College Degree Finder

School Overview

Trinity Christian College is a small liberal arts school in Palos Heights, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. The student population of Trinity is only about 1,200. The school was established in the late 1950’s to offer a college education in the Reformed Christian tradition. Today, Trinity has expanded to include a broader array of programs and a more technologically up-to-date learning experience.

Trinity’s curriculum is centered on a core of English, history, philosophy and theology. In addition to this, students may pursue a wide scope of programs, including criminal justice, business, graphic design, nursing, social work and education. Trinity also provides professional certification in programs such as pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-seminary and health sciences.

General Information

Admission Office

6601 West College Drive

Palos Heights, IL 60463

(708) 239-4708

(866) 874-6463

Fax: (708) 239-4826

Contact: Jeremy Klyn

Director of Admissions
Main Address

6601 West College Drive

Palos Heights, IL 60463

(708) 597-3000

Total undergrads: 1,404

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 235

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,271


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 94%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Communications B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport and leisure studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Church and ministry leadership B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Trinity Christian College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (708) 597-3000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463-0929
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,068
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 667 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $31,175
Out-of-state Tuition: $31,175
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,174

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Trinity Christian College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Trinity Christian College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 142
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 5
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 1563

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Trinity Christian College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $31,175
Out-of-state $31,175
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,767
Out-of-state $10,767

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 146 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 146 100% $19,174
Student loan aid 87 60% $4,668

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 911 88% $14,552
Federal student loans 667 64% $5,608

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Trinity Christian College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Trinity Christian College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 973 326 647
Percent admitted 100% 70% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 19% 15%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Trinity Christian College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,068
Undergraduate enrollment 1,005
Graduate enrollment 63

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Trinity Christian College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

If you work for a school and would like to update your data please contact us.

Enjoy this post? Don't forget to share.