Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$30,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
700-800
6%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 672
Declined 301
Total Received 973
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Private

1,005

undergraduate students

63

graduate students

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School Facts

Trinity Christian College, was established in 1959, and is a four-year liberal arts college, founded in the Reformed Christian tradition. The 50-acre campus is located in suburban Palos Heights which is approximately 25 miles southwest of Chicago.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,068
Established in 1959
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian Reformed

52-acre, suburban campus in Palos Heights (population: 12,403), 25 miles from Chicago Loop. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago. School operates shuttle to airport. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Chicago Midway

Trinity Christian College
6601 West College Drive
Palos Heights, IL
60463

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association
  • Student ministries
  • Campus newspaper
  • Pro-Life Task Force
  • PACE (prison tutoring program)

Top Events

  • OPUS
  • Trollstock Talent Show
  • Fall Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • security cameras, Code Blue Emergency Phones

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
700-800
6%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 672
Declined 301
Total Received 973

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
class rank
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,750

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,700
Room & board $9,950
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $42,000
Average Financial Aid - $4,750
Total with Avg. Aid $37,250
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Digital Arts
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health Communication
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Lay Ministry
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,068

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,005
students

Female
67%
669

Male
33%
336

6%

63
students

Female
95%
60

Male
5%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

837
students

Female
66%
547

Male
34%
290

17%

168
students

Female
73%
122

Male
27%
46

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 56%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

96

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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