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
68%
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
43%
95%
Submitting ACT
9%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1097
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,131
Total Number of Undergrads
883
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
58%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
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
$22,223
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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.
$31,175
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.
$31,175
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
78%
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.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,427
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.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,626
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$13,866

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.
81%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,069
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.
$24,555
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.
$254
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
37
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
46%
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
$42,000
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What Students Are Saying

4.18 Average Rating
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
I love Trinity! The professors are wonderful and personable, they really care about you. The community there is awesome!
Rachel from Westchester, IL

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