Trinity Christian College

0929, 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, United States
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Overview of Trinity Christian College

About this school

Trinity Christian, founded in 1959, is a church-affiliated college. The 47-acre campus in suburban Palos Heights is 25 miles south of Chicago.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,107
    • Men:363 (32.8%)
    • Women:744 (67.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Trinity Christian College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
6
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
3
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6601 West College Drive
City, State, Zip
Palos Heights, IL  60463-0929
Phone
(708) 239-4708
Fax
(708) 239-3995
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
ACT Composite score of 19 or combined SAT score of 980 recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
134 admitted students enrolled
Men
88 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.46
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
565 average |510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
560 average |545-595 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
33%
• Score 500 - 600
67%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |16-33 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,950 (68.62969752520624%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,790 (22.433547204399634%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,100 (2.5206232813932172%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,800 (6.416131989000917%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Trinity Christian College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001771
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
173 (90.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
150 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
150 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$23,576
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 150 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,735
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 112 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,682
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (13.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
21 (11.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,569

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
770 (88.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
697 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
697 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
115 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$20,865
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 688 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,760
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 560 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,684
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 77 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
99 (11.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,560

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,978
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


70

Part-Time Faculty


81

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
113,278

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
170
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Trinity Christian College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


59.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


67.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Counseling Psychology
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


12,611

Nearest Metropolitan Area


53 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Chicago

Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Bus Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


42% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


57%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Trolls
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Trinity Christian College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student association, student ministries, campus newspaper, pro-life task force, pace (prison tutoring program)

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


907

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,107
Women
744
Men
363

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 9.2% Black/African-American
  • 13.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 71.5% White
  • 3.6% Unknown

International Students


9.5% from 10 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


85

Student Resources

Study resources