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Looking to try something different? At Trinity, your education is personal, practical, and biblical. Our curriculum is personalized around your passions, allowing you to choose courses that are the most interesting and relevant to you. Whatever path you choose as a transfer student, you’ll have the support and resources at your fingertips to succeed in the classroom and beyond. We can’t wait to see what inspiring possibilities await you.

We Make Transferring Your Credits Easy!

We accept more transfer credits! We approve up to 82 transfer credits with a 2.0 GPA or higher, so you can get a jump start on your degree. Our counselors and advisors personally work with you to make sure your credits transfer into your preferred degree program. We also accept all associate degrees, so you can prepare for your chosen career right away. Our distinctive curriculum allows for unique customization, including options to specialize in specific areas within your major or add-on a minor! See Credit Equivalency Guides >>

We're a Tight-Knit Christian Community

You’ll feel welcomed from the moment you step on campus! We’re a compassionate Christian community that attracts people from all over the world who share in one mission. Trinity offers small class sizes, which means you get to know your classmates inside and outside the classroom. You will also develop close relationships with your professors who aim to help you grow in your faith and learn and practice your chosen discipline. We’re also commuter-friendly! Should you decide to commute to Trinity, we have a commuter lounge dedicated to you where you can kick back and relax, and there’s free parking that’s close to class!
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A Great Location to Begin Your Career

Ready to land your dream job? We’re located in the North Shore of Chicago in a thriving business sector. We prepare our graduates to pursue God’s calling with practical, hands-on learning, as well as intentional career preparation and coaching. All of our students complete an internship before graduating, and we have strong relationships with many of the area’s leading businesses. Our graduates have a 94% career placement rate. With more 50 Fortune 1,000 companies in the Chicagoland area, the sky’s the limit for your future!

We Work With You to Personalize your Scholarship

We understand everyone’s financial situation is unique, and we want to work with you to get the most aid possible. We offer stackable scholarships, including a transfer scholarship of up to $12,000, loan options, and financial aid opportunities. Have questions about what scholarships you qualify for? An advisor will go over all your credits, walk you through our scholarships options, and get you the financial aid you need.
Incoming transfer students (12 or more college credits completed after high school and at the time of applying) will receive the following Academic Scholarships (4.0 scale).
GPA (4.0 Scale)Scholarship Amount
3.0+$12,000
2.5–2.99$11,000
2.0–2.49$10,000
We can’t wait to hear from you! Contact our Admissions team at 847-317-7000 or email [email protected] to begin the process.

Transfer FAQs

Trinity considers any student with 12 or more hours of previous college credit to be a transfer student. This excludes AP and/or CLEP credit. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions by transfer students.

To be admitted, a transfer student needs to submit an online application and have achieved a 2.0 or better cumulative GPA from your previous institution(s).

Once you have submitted your online application and all of your transcripts, you should hear back from us about admission within one week.

For an initial review of your application, Trinity will accept unofficial copies of your transcripts. Upon enrollment, however, official copies of all transcripts are required. A student’s financial aid is also contingent on Trinity receiving official transcripts.

Email: If your previous school(s) have the option of sending transcripts by email, please have them sent to [email protected] Mail: Trinity International University, Admission Operations 2065 Half Day Rd. Deerfield, IL 60015

Credit Equivalency Guides

Wondering what credits will transfer to Trinity? We’ve developed Transfer Guides for many community colleges in the Chicagoland area, as well as for AP and CLEP test equivalencies.
These guides will give you a good idea of what will transfer in, but please note that we are not responsible for alterations of course numbers, titles, or content at the community colleges listed, and upon review of these changes, we reserve the right to alter our transfer equivalencies.
Current Trinity students should consult their academic advisors and the University Records Office prior to registering for courses they intend to use for general education requirements.

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Our Admissions team is ready to walk alongside you as you begin your academic journey. Schedule an appointment with them today!
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