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academics academic offerings Accounting Art Studio Art Education, K-12 Art History* Biology Biology Education Biology - Allied Health Science Biology - Ecological Biopsychology* Black Studies* Business - Finance Business - Management Business - Marketing Business Communication Business Education Chemistry Chemistry Education Church and Ministry Leadership Church Music* Coaching* Communication Arts - Communication Studies Communication Arts - Film Studies Communication Arts - Media Studies Communication Arts - Theater Computer Science Criminal Justice



Elementary Education English English Education ESL/Bilingual* Exercise Science Graphic Design History History Education Mathematics Mathematics Education Music Music - Church Music Music Education, K-12 Choral Music Education, K-12 Instrumental Music - Performance Music - Theory & Composition Nursing Philosophy Physical Education, K-12 Physics* Political Science Psychology Science* Sociology Social Work Spanish

Spanish Education, K-12 Special Education Speech and Communication Disorders Sport and Exercise Studies Theater* Theology Urban Studies* * minor only

pre-professional programs Allied Health Sciences Dentistry Engineering # Law Medicine Physical Therapy Seminary Speech and Language Disorders #

requires transfer

graduate Programs Counseling Psychology Special Education

A Trinity Christian College liberal arts education is centered on God’s Word. Dedicated professors — most with Ph.D.s — integrate a Christian world view into the curriculum. Your Trinity education will include field experience in your chosen field of study, which will help prepare you for your future career.

ZERO courses taught by teacher assistants


One God in three we praise thee.

where will i live?


Sample Suite Layout


The south end of Trinity’s campus is home for student life. Alumni, Tibstra, South, and West halls are the College’s four on-campus residence halls. For juniors and seniors, the Village provides an additional housing option off-campus. Each residence hall suite has a private bathroom and walk-in closet and is equipped with wireless Internet access. A kitchenette and lounge area are located on each floor. A student health center is also located in Alumni Hall.


Trinity’s 138-acre wooded campus is situated in the beautiful city of Palos Heights, Illinois. Today’s students enjoy renovated classroom space and new facilities like the Bootsma Bookstore Café, the Art and Communication Center, the Elizabeth Meyer Memorial Student Health Center, and the Athletics and Recreation Complex.


to do on campus?

taking part There are many ways for you to connect and collaborate with fellow students, serve others, and enrich your educational, spiritual, and life experience at Trinity.

clubs and organizations Academic Initiative, Allelu (Yearbook), ASCD (Education), Asian American Alliance, Brother 2 Brother, Drama/Theatre Club, Executive Committee, History Club, Investment Club, Law and Politics Society, Math Club, Multicultural Club, Nursing Student Organization, Organization of African American Unity, Psychology Club, RotarAct, Service Committee, Social Justice, Social Work Student Organization, Sociology Club, Spanish Club, Student Activity Board, the Courier (Newspaper), Trinity Council for Exceptional Children, Trinity Improv Group, Trinity Sign Club


campus ministries Acting on AIDS, Chapel Services, Men’s Ministry, Outcry (Worship Team), Prayer Ministry, Sisters in Unity, Sunday Night Worship, Women’s Ministry

Music Ensembles Concert Choir, Gospel Choir, Honors Ensemble, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, String Ensemble, Flute Ensemble

Intramurals Co-ed Basketball Men’s Basketball Women’s Basketball Dodgeball Flag Football Floor Hockey

Kickball Men’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Ultimate Frisbee Co-ed Volleyball

experience. chicago. chicago attractions Art Institute of Chicago Buckingham Fountain Chicago Board of Trade Chicago Botanic Garden Field Museum Grant Park John Hancock Observatory Lincoln Park Zoo Millennium Park Museum of Contemporary Art Museum of Science and Industry Navy Pier Oak Street Beach Shakespeare Theater Shedd Aquarium Willis Tower Wrigley Field

100% of Students Receive Field Education in Their Major

Internships and cultural experiences

abound in nearby downtown Chicago. In 30 minutes you can be at one of the many museums, theaters, or sporting events — or just enjoying the famous pizza. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides a chance for students to live and work in the city for 16 weeks.



interim Interim is a two-week, hands-on educational experience in January. Trips and courses are led by Trinity faculty and staff and take place on campus, in the community, and in Chicago, as well as at other locations in the United States and abroad.


SEmester in Spain ECUADOR

go global. off-campus programs

study abroad “Doing” is a major part of “knowing.” You’ll acquire invaluable knowledge from your professors and from your books…but you’ll also gain hands-on and heart-engaged learning through the global opportunities to study abroad in countries like Kenya, Ecuador, and Spain.

American Studies Au Sable Environmental Studies Australia Studies Centre Chicago Semester China Studies Program Contemporary Music Center Latin American Studies Los Angeles Film Studies Center Middle East Studies Netherlandic Studies Program New Horizons Teaching Program New York Center for Art and Media Studies Scholars’ Semester in Oxford Studies Program in Contemporary Europe Oman Semester Oxford Summer Programme Romania Semester Russian Studies Program Semester in Ecuador Semester in Kenya Semester in Spain Uganda Studies Program Washington Journalism Center

athletics On the court, the track, the playing field — this is where student athletes gain valuable life-lessons in training, teamwork, and testifying to God’s grace. Team members carry this knowledge when they travel to countries like Costa Rica to compete with local and international teams, minister to children and families, and share the Gospel.

trinity’s programs: Baseball Men’s Basketball Women’s Basketball Cross-Country Men’s Golf

Men’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Softball Track and Field Women’s Volleyball

AFFILIATIONS • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), Division I • Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC)

Chris Verstrate ’96 Partner at McGuireWoods, LLP

Jason Genzink ’11 Account Executive at C.H. Robinson

Sarah Ippel ’01 Founder & Executive Director Academy for Global Citizenship

Dennus Bishop ’00 Special Agent Arthur Bishop ’75 Director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice


Meet the future. Trinity alumni were once where you are right now. Making the decision of where to attend college…partnering with parents in the choice…looking to God for direction. Now you’re looking at some of them, the ones who chose Trinity, who were transformed by the experience, and who are living out their calling. Emily Ward ’09 Media Producer Chicago Field Museum



• Full-time Tuition and Fees: $23,288 • Room and Board (12-meal plan): $8,442 • Total: $31,540

genuine value A Trinity educational experience is a valuable investment for the future. The preparation our graduates received at Trinity has equipped them with the tools necessary to excel in their careers and follow God’s calling.

Over $150,001 11%

Unknown 8%

Up to $30,000 9% $30,001 to $60,000 20%

$120,001 to $150,000 9% $90,001 to $120,000 19%

Family Incomes for Fall 2011 First-time Freshmen

$60,001 to 90,000 24%

FInancial aid Trinity students are from diverse backgrounds. No matter your situation there are families like yours at Trinity. Average yearly aid awarded to incoming freshmen for Fall 2011: • • • •

Gift aid (scholarships and grants): $12,810 Federal need-based loans: $3,100 Work study: $1,500 Additional loans: $5,495

visit trinity.


Destination Trinity

Parent Visit Days

Experience Trinity Christian College from the inside out. Pick a date and be our guest! Just bring a pillow, bath towel, sleeping bag, and your spirit of adventure.

Parent Visit Days give families an opportunity to spend time together at Trinity. They are scheduled on specific Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Begin your Destination Trinity visit on Thursday and we’ll treat you to an evening in downtown Chicago. Afterwards, join Trinity students in a time of praise and worship, have a bite to eat, or enjoy a late night movie. Friday’s schedule includes a tour of campus, chapel, lunch, and the opportunity to get helpful advice about college finances from the experts.

sample destination trinity schedule


In 4:00-5:00 Checkin the Fireside Room 5:00-5:30 Dinner Chicago Head to downtown 5:50 ion Time 7:00-8:00 Explorat ck to Trinity 8:45(ish) Head ba Praise and Worship 10:00


t in the Dining Hall 7:30-8:30 Breakfas Devotions 8:30 Welcome and us 9:00 Tour of Camp 10:00 Chapel at 10:45 Professor Ch unselors” 11:15 “Meet the Co Session (Students) 11:40 Student Life lopment and 11:40 Student Deve (Parents) Financial Aid Session Dining Hall 12:15 Lunch in the ities: Class visit, visit 1:30 Optional Activ Café, chat with Bootsma Bookstore Financial Aid

air trinity If you are traveling more than 300 miles to be a part of our Destination Trinity visit, you may be eligible for partial flight reimbursement through our Air Trinity program. Check out our website for additional details.

destination trinity dates

parent visit day dates

October 4-5, 2012

September 22, 2012

October 18-19, 2012

November 10, 2012

November 1-2, 2012

January 26, 2013

November 15-16, 2012

April 27, 2013

YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME If our visit days don’t work with your schedule, a custom Individual Campus Visit can be arranged.

November 29-30, 2012 February 21-22, 2013 March 14-15, 2013 April 4-5, 2013 April 18-19, 2013 May 2-3, 2013






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