Trinity At A Glance
Trinity currently offers more than 70 programs of study ranging from Christian ministries and biology to music and social science. Along with your bachelor’s degree, you can also complete a dual degree program in Bioethics, Intercultural Studies, or Non Profit Leadership.
You may not know yet what your major will be. Feel free to contact a Trinity professor to ask about the academic programs that Trinity offers. They are here to help you dream big.
Trinity International University’s students represent more than 40 U.S. states and about 40 countries. The student/faculty ratio is 14:1, and the gender representation is 51% women, 49% men. The entire enrollment is about 2,600 when the law school, divinity school, graduate programs and out-of-state campuses are counted.
Our core values and mission
We are Christ centered, community focused, church connected and culturally engaged. Trinity has a long history (founded in 1897) and strives to educate men and women for faithful participation in God’s redemptive work in the world by cultivating academic excellence, Christian faithfulness, and lifelong learning.
Trinity is a Christian university with campuses in Deerfield, Illinois, South Chicago, South Florida, and distance education offerings online.
Trinity was accredited in 1969 by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (which today is known as the Higher Learning Commission). The Illinois State Board of Education has approved the elementary and secondary education programs of Trinity International University so that those who complete these programs qualify for entitlement to an Illinois Teaching Certificate. Trinity’s Athletic Training dual M.A. degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 1, 2019, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. Read more about our accreditation.
The college is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs State Approving Agency for the training of qualified veterans under Title 38 of the US Code. Trinity is approved by the Illinois State Scholarship Commission for Illinois students to receive state scholarships. Trinity is also approved by the federal government for students to receive aid through grants, loans, and the Federal Work-Study Program.
Trinity is a member of the Christian College Consortium, an association of thirteen independent Christian liberal arts colleges. Consortium activities increase the learning opportunities for students by bringing special programs to campus and by creating opportunities for students to enroll in programs at other consortium colleges. Trinity also holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, a group of more than a hundred Christian colleges in North America.
Trinity College’s alumni include people from all walks of life, whose vocations include just about everything imaginable—from medicine, law, politics, and public policy, to writing, education, and business.
TIU is affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America, a movement with about 1,500 churches and a global outreach.