Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL, USA
4.18 Average Rating

Trinity Christian College is a private liberal arts institution located in the wooded suburb of Palos Heights, IL, offering degrees in three areas, Arts & Humanities, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Social Sciences. All programs require an internship to graduate and, with Chicago just 30 minutes away, students have a number of opportunities. Trinity also features a Chicago Semester to provide students the opportunity to immerse themselves in city life, as well as a variety of study abroad programs. Founded on Reformed Christianity, all courses are taught from a Christian perspective and strive for providing “an outstanding education, concerned about the whole person—for good, for God, and for the world.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Interdenominational
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
36%
Out-Of-State Students
33%
98%
Submitting ACT
11%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1125
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,192
Total Number of Undergrads
1,107
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
58%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
51%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,782
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,175
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,175
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,790
Books and Supplies
$1100

Aid & Grants

0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,954
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,375
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,282

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
75%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,691
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
15
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
52%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Trolls
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Grand Rapids
Denver
Los Angeles
Des Moines
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.18 Average Rating
Trinity Christian College is a great place to establish your faith deep in Jesus Christ all while getting a quality education. The students are friendly and the staff and professors are very helpful. It is a place where you can focus on God's calling on your life.
Paige A.
Trinity is a wonderful school. The community here is very tight-knit and God-centered. I could not ask for a better school to attend!
Rachel
I love Trinity! The professors are wonderful and personable, they really care about you. The community there is awesome!
Rachel from Westchester, IL
This College is Beautiful
This College is Friendly
This College can keep you focused and provide a perfect atmosphere for a growing christian
Daniel from Roscoe, IL
Trinity is an amazing college where I feel I have thrived and developed into not only a better friend, student, daughter, but also a better christian. Being at Trinity I have also learned to be more organized and less of a procrastinator. All in all I would rate Trinity 10 golden stars.
Natasha from Zuni, NM
Trinity Christian College has already made my college experience one to remember. Campus life is one that has a very positive atmosphere and is accommodating to each individual. Professors and other staff makes it possible to learn everything in a way that allows students to grow and prepare to continue their lives after college.
Luz from Palatine, IL

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