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Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About Trinity Christian College

Trinity Christian College Overview

Trinity Christian College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Palos Heights, Illinois. Trinity Christian College was founded in 1959 and the school currently enrolls around 985 students per year, including 921 undergrad students. Trinity Christian College provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by September 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Trinity Christian College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Trinity Christian College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Trinity Christian College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Trinity Christian College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Trinity Christian College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Trinity Christian College on the Student Life page.

2022 Trinity Christian College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 32%
Tuition $33,800
Percent of Need Met 61.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $32,208

Is Trinity Christian College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Trinity Christian College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Trinity Christian College

It is moderately difficult to get into Trinity Christian College. The acceptance rate at Trinity Christian College is 76%. Last year, 1,048 students applied to Trinity Christian College and 799 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Trinity Christian College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Trinity Christian College, around 77% return for their sophomore year. Trinity Christian College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 64%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Trinity Christian College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Trinity Christian College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Trinity Christian College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Trinity Christian College's endowment was valued at $10.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $10,395 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Trinity Christian College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Trinity Christian College meets 61.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Trinity Christian College full-time are awarded $32,208 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $37,386 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Trinity Christian College.

Based on this information, is Trinity Christian College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Trinity Christian College a good school for you?

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Where is Trinity Christian College Located?

Trinity Christian College is located in the suburban setting of Palos Heights, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago.

If you would like to see Trinity Christian College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 294 to Palos Heights, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Trinity Christian College and Palos Heights are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Trinity Christian College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trinity Christian College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trinity Christian College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Trinity Christian College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Trinity Christian College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Trinity Christian College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Trinity Christian College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

490 - 610


Math SAT Range

460 - 610


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Trinity Christian College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Trinity Christian College is like? There are approximately 985 students enrolled at Trinity Christian College, including 921 undergraduate students and 64 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from IL and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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