Trinity Christian College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,200

3.86% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,733

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.96%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

70%

884 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,286

80.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

57.7%

135 Graduates

About

Trinity Christian College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Trinity Christian College were Elementary Education & Teaching (50 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (32 degrees), and General Psychology (18 degrees).

In 2016, 304 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Trinity Christian College. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (215 degrees), 5.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity Christian College is $27,200, which is $2,785 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity Christian College is $27,200, which is $2,785 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,733.

In 2016, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,200

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Trinity Christian College was $27,200. The cost of tuition at Trinity Christian College is $2,785 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,733

2016 Value

4.41%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Trinity Christian College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,733. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Trinity Christian College grew by 4.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,980

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Trinity Christian College was of $7,980 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.65% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Trinity Christian College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.61% with respect to 2015, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.96%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Trinity Christian College was 3.96%, which represents 19 out of the 480 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Trinity Christian College received 884 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.67% annual growth. Out of those 884 applicants, 619 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70% acceptance rate.

There were 1,286 students enrolled at Trinity Christian College in 2016, and 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Trinity Christian College has an overall enrollment yield of 25.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

619

Accepted Out of 884

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Trinity Christian College was 70% (619 admissions from 884 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 87.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 2.67%, while admissions declined by -180%.

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SAT Scores

9%

Submission Percentage

15

Scores Submitted

9% of enrolled first-time students at Trinity Christian College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Trinity Christian College has a total enrollment of 1,286 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity Christian College is 1,036 students and the part-time enrollment is 250. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Trinity Christian College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trinity Christian College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.7% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.71% Black or African American, 1.4% Two or More Races, 1.17% Asian, 0.311% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Trinity Christian College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.7%), followed by White Male (24.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (7.41%) and White Male (6.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Trinity Christian College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,286 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity Christian College is 1,036 and the part-time enrollment is 250. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Trinity Christian College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Trinity Christian College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Trinity Christian College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    819

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    144

  3. Black or African American

    112

The enrolled student population at Trinity Christian College is 63.7% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.71% Black or African American, 1.4% Two or More Races, 1.17% Asian, 0.311% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 80 students (6.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 126 more women than men received degrees from Trinity Christian College. The majority of degree recipients at Trinity Christian College are white (215 degrees awarded). There were 5.97 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Trinity Christian College is Elementary Education & Teaching (50 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (32 degrees) and General Psychology (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Trinity Christian College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (11 degrees awarded), Education (87 degrees), and Psychology (39 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,051,768 people), Secondary school teachers (342,858 people), Social workers (340,128 people), Education administrators (318,088 people), and Counselors (288,148 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Theology (11 degrees awarded), Education (87 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Theology (11 degrees awarded), Education (87 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,179,248 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (469,322 people), Hospitals (351,468 people), Individual & family services (271,323 people), and Outpatient care centers (196,451 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity Christian College are Theology (11 degrees awarded), Education (87 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Trinity Christian College.

Most Common

  1. 50 degrees awarded

  2. 32 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Trinity Christian College was Elementary Education & Teaching with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 89

  2. 215

In 2016, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity Christian College, which is 0.414 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (215).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity Christian College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 3.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Trinity Christian College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 15.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 45% of students graduating from Trinity Christian College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Trinity Christian College is Female and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.96% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    215 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Trinity Christian College is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 5.97 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

3.62% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    146 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Trinity Christian College is white female (146 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (69 degrees).

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Operations

Trinity Christian College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-63k (-0.581%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Trinity Christian College had a total expenditure of $31.1M. Of that $31.1M, they spent $13.3M on salaries and $31.1M on benefits.

Trinity Christian College employs 32 Assistant professors, 25 Professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Trinity Christian College are Female Assistant professors (26), Male Professors(17), and Female Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity Christian College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.8M

2015 Endowment

4.87%

growth from 2014

Trinity Christian College has an endowment valued at about $10.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Trinity Christian College grew 4.87% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $116k - Federal

  2. $13.2k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Trinity Christian College received $116k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.2k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$13.3M

Salary Expenditure

$31.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Trinity Christian College had a total expenditure of $31.1M. Of that $31.1M, they spent $13.3M on salaries and $31.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$13.3M

2015 Salaries

0.121%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Trinity Christian College paid a median of $13.3M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($31.1M) and a 0.121% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.84% growth from 2013 and a 3.88% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.36M

Instructional Salaries

72

Number of Employees

In 2015, Trinity Christian College paid a total of $4.36M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Trinity Christian College were Assistant professor with 32 employees; Professor with 25 employees; and Professor with 12 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity Christian College were Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees; and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Trinity Christian College was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Trinity Christian College.

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