Trinity Christian College

Palos Height, Illinois
4-year Private university


Trinity Christian College is a private institution established in 1959 with suburban setting located at Palos Heights. It is ranked 20 in Regional Colleges Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $30,650 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,107. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#20 in Regional Colleges Midwest
Location Palos Height, Illinois
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1959
Selectivity Unselective
Size Small
1,107 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $30,650
Outstate Tuition Fee $30,650
Room and Board Fees $9,790
$42,000 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


88% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$30 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.38 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is the primary language of instruction at school (this is not necessary if applicants have taken the ACT or SAT)

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$23,576 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$20,735 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $44,340
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
78% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline December 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Founders Scholarship
Total Worth Full Tuition
Eligibility Incoming freshmen who demonstrate outstanding spiritual, academic and social leadership.
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a 3.75 cumulative GPA at the end of each academic year
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline November 1
President’s Honors Scholarship
Total Worth $15,000 per year
Eligibility Incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Admission to the College; 30+ ACT Composite Score / SAT Math & Reading Score of 1390+ / CLT Score of 98+ with cumulative GPA minimum of 3.0,
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Provost Honors Scholarship
Total Worth $12,000 per year
Eligibility Incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Admission to the College; 26-29 ACT Composite Score / SAT Math & Reading Score of 1240-1380 / CLT Score of 83-97, with cumulative GPA minimum of 3.0
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Leadership Scholarships
Total Worth Varies
Details Participation in scholarship area is required. Awards are available for: Art, Choir (Concert and Gospel), Instrumental Music, Peer Ministry, Theatre, and Worship Leadership.
Scholarship for Athletics
Total Worth Varies
Details Athletic scholarships are available for basketball, soccer, volleyball, track & field, cross country, golf, baseball and softball. All scholarships are awarded by the Athletics Department.


1,107 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
86% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
68% Students graduate within 6 years