Trinity Christian College

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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

www.trnty.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,404

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 235

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,271

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

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

Education

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

History – General B

Mathematics

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

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
Website:www.trnty.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.trnty.edu/apply
Address:6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463-0929
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,286
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,184 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,675
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,675
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$16,427

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Trinity Christian College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education141
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations2
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total1472

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,675
Out-of-state$27,675
Books and supplies$1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$24,830
Out-of-state$24,830

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid188100%
Grant or scholarship aid188100%$16,427
Student loan aid15281%$7,069

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,07086%$12,611
Federal student loans92074%$7,793

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants884338546
Percent admitted100%68%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%17%19%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,286
Undergraduate enrollment1,193
Graduate enrollment93

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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.

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