Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

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The world needs you—let's get you ready.

You need an outstanding education that's concerned about the whole person—for God, for good, and for the world. Trinity develops students into leaders through extraordinary faculty who mentor and give you an education that meets your individual goals. Through one of Trinity Christian College’s more than 80 programs of study, you’ll uncover God’s creation, explore humankind’s cultural contributions, develop your vocation, and understand how you can be an active participant in the world.

At Trinity, students find a home away from home. On-campus housing offers suite-style living and updated lounge spaces, the Dining Hall provides healthful food options and a choice of meal plans, and the Bootsma Bookstore Café is a favorite gathering space for socializing and studying. Trinity’s campus is located in the beautiful, safe, and convenient suburb of Palos Heights, Illinois.

Trinity offers a caring Christian community where students form life-long friendships and grow in their faith while joining together in:
Worship: Chapel and student-led Outcry
Student activities: Annual talent show, spring formal, and day trips to Chicago
Leadership: More than 100 student leadership positions on campus
Service projects: From volunteering in local after-school programs to feeding the homeless

Trinity seeks to develop a multiethnic, multinational, and multidenominational student body. Currently, Trinity students come from 35 states, four Canadian provinces, and eight foreign countries. More than 90% of students live on campus freshmen year.

The DeVos Athletics and Recreation Center includes two gymnasiums, a fitness center with a bouldering wall, classrooms, and a human performance lab. The Schaaf Athletics Complex provides fields for soccer, softball, and baseball. NAIA scholarship Programs include men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s volleyball, track and field (co-ed), and cross-country (co-ed).

Just 30 minutes from our suburban campus, opportunity abounds in a college experience near Chicago. This is a place where those opportunities equip you to build a life that matters. Our serene campus is in close proximity to more learning, cultural, career, and social opportunities than you can imagine, and our Chicago Semester program immerses students in urban living and internships that become resume highlights.



Ranked #21 among "Regional Colleges in the Midwest" | U.S. News & World Report


Ranked #33 among "Best Value Schools" | U.S. News & World Report


Ranked #44 among "Top Performers in Social Mobility" | U.S. News & World Report


Named a 2020–2021 College of Distinction in Business, Education, Nursing, and Career Development 

Trinity Fast Facts

• Total enrollment: 1,131
• Total traditional undergraduates: 832
• Adult and graduate programs: 231
• Average class size: 20
• Student-faculty ratio: 10:1
• Minority students: 30%

• Undergraduate tuition: $29,700
• Room and board: $9,790
• Average additional fees: $475
• Percentage of freshmen who receive financial aid: 99%
• Average freshman gift aid scholarships and grants: $18,000
• Percent of fall 2016 freshman receiving scholarships & grants: 99.4%
• Average work-study: $1,500
• Field education/internship: 100%
• Application deadline: Rolling

• Continued on to graduate school: 13%
• Found employment: 96%
• Career employment: 92%

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