Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

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ACADEMICS
You need an outstanding education, concerned about the whole person—for God, for good, and for the world. Trinity develops students into leaders with extraordinary faculty who mentor and give you an education that meets your individual goals. Through one of Trinity Christian College’s 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.

WHERE YOU LIVE
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.

COMMUNITY
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

STUDENT BODY
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.

ATHLETICS
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).

CHICAGO
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.

ACCOLADES

 

#21 in Regional Colleges Midwest | U.S. News & World Report

 

#33 in Best Value Schools | U.S. News & World Report

 

#44 in Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report

 

Named a college of distinction in Business, Education, Nursing, and Career Development | Colleges of Distinction 2021-2022

Fast Facts

STUDENT BODY
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%

COSTS & FINANCIAL AID
2017–2018
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

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

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