Trinity International University – Illinois

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Trinity International University is an Evangelical Christian school with a headquarters and main campus in Deerfield, Illinois. Also known as TIU, it offers a liberal arts education for undergraduates and graduates, as well as the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, a theological seminary. TIU also has a law school located in Santa Ana, California, as well as campuses in Chicago and Florida.

TIU athletics teams are known as the Trojans. Women’s athletic programs include soccer, softball, volleyball, cross country and basketball, while men may participate in sports such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer and cross country. The Trojans are members of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Trojans football team plays in the Mid-States Football Association.

Most of TIU’s colleges and schools are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Trinity Law School in Santa Ana is accredited by the State Bar of California. Trinity International University is administered by the Evangelical Free Church of America.

General Information

Admission Office

2065 Half Day Road

Deerfield, IL 60015

(847) 317-7000

(800) 822-3225

Fax: (847) 317-8097

Contact: Aaron Mahl

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2065 Half Day Road

Deerfield, IL 60015

(847) 945-8800

Total undergrads: 968

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 134

Degree-seeking undergrads: 950

Graduate enrollment: 1,305


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Pedagogy B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Human Resources Development B
Human Resources Management B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B


Biology Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Premedicine B
Prenursing A


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Humanities B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies C
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B
Youth Ministry 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.

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