Trinity Christian College

Private, Four-years School Located in Palos Heights, IL

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How much is the Trinity Christian tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Trinity Christian's tuition & fees is $20,325.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $34,825 when a student lives on-campus.

Trinity Christian Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$20,325
Books & Supplies Costs$1,100
On-campus Room & Board$10,500
On-campus Expenses$2,900
Off-campus Room & Board$4,050
Off-campus Expenses$3,980
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$12,415

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Trinity Christian for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $25,880 at Trinity Christian. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $81,541. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $54,254.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$12,035$25,638$12,949
Sophomore (2024-25)$7,126$20,936$13,422
Junior (2025-26)$4,220$18,238$13,789
Senior (2026-27)$2,499$16,729$14,095
4 Years Total$25,880$81,541$54,254
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$7,126$20,936$13,422
Sophomore (2025-26)$4,220$18,238$13,789
Junior (2026-27)$2,499$16,729$14,095
Senior (2027-28)$1,480$15,926$14,366
4 Years Total$15,324$71,829$55,672
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$4,220$18,238$13,789
Sophomore (2026-27)$2,499$16,729$14,095
Junior (2027-28)$1,480$15,926$14,366
Senior (2028-29)$876$15,541$14,618
4 Years Total$9,074$66,435$56,867
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$2,499$16,729$14,095
Sophomore (2027-28)$1,480$15,926$14,366
Junior (2028-29)$876$15,541$14,618
Senior (2029-30)$519$15,406$14,859
4 Years Total$5,373$63,603$57,938
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$1,480$15,926$14,366
Sophomore (2028-29)$876$15,541$14,618
Junior (2029-30)$519$15,406$14,859
Senior (2030-31)$307$15,420$15,096
4 Years Total$3,182$62,294$58,939

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Trinity Christian' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $21,336.
Trinity Christian College$20,325
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,553
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,336

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Trinity Christian and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Trinity Christian CollegePalos Heights, IL$20,325$15,073
Blackburn CollegeCarlinville, IL$26,758-
Eureka CollegeEureka, IL$28,400-
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBloomington, IL$55,704-
Lincoln CollegeLincoln, IL$19,800$3,960
Millikin UniversityDecatur, IL$43,670$21,333
Quincy UniversityQuincy, IL$35,740$11,475

Financial Aid and COA

At Trinity Christian College, 888 students (96%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,430.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Trinity Christian is $13,395 for students living on-campus and $8,025 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 165 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $26,678 and the average amount of student loans is $3,395.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$34,825
COA (off-campus)$29,455
Tuition & Fees$20,325
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,500
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$9,130
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,395
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$8,025
Average Financial Aid$21,430
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship88896%$21,430
Pell Grants29932%$4,354
Federal Student Loan71377%$3,378
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid16592%-
Grants or Scholarships16592%$26,678
Federal Grants6034%$4,767
Pell Grants6034%$4,509
Other Federal Grants169%$969
State/Local Grants5832%$4,846
Institutional Grants16492%$23,383
Student Loan Aid13173%$3,395
Federal Student Loans13073%$2,537
Other Student Loans95%$12,774

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Trinity Christian's acceptance rate is 76.24%. A total of 1,048 applicants applied to and 799 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 180 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 22.53%.
To apply to Trinity Christian, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate76.24%73.32%77.95%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.53%26.15%20.54%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Trinity Christian. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,085 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 25.
SAT Total1,0859501,220
National Average1,174
Illinois Average1,136
SAT EBRW550490610
SAT Math535460610
ACT Composite242027
National Average25
Illinois Average25
ACT Math221826
ACT English232025

Student Population

Trinity Christian College has a total of 908 students including 854 undergraduate and 54 graduate students. By gender, there are 330 male students and 655 female students attending Trinity Christian.
Total985 330655
Undergraduate921 324597
Graduate64 658

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered64 Programs
Graduate Program Offered6 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate88.96%
Student Population908
Graduation Rate68%
Retention Rate77%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate10 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties67 (Full-time), 79 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs187 (Full-time), 117 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$65,286
Average Staff Salary$57,558