College Accreditation


Trinity Christian College is an undergraduate and graduate degree-granting institution operating under a charter granted by the state of Illinois in 1959. Trinity Christian College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (

Program Specific Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Bachelor of Arts in business, Bachelor of Science in accountancy, in business, in entrepreneurial management, in finance, and in marketing.
  • Illinois State Board of Education: K-12, elementary, middle grades, secondary, and special education licensure.
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036): Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE): Bachelor of Social Work.

Trinity Christian College has executed Program Participation Agreements for financial aid programs administered by the United States Department of Education, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, and the United States Veterans Administration. This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

Verified Programs

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the Trinity courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants to Trinity will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.


Individuals who wish to make a formal complaint should address their written letter to one of the following people: President, Provost, or Vice President for Student Life. College officials will respond to the complaint utilizing the appropriate procedure, per the nature of the complaint. Trinity is required to share information about complaints with its accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. Individual identities will be shielded.

Participants in Title IV Federal Financial Aid under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, are required to direct students to a state agency for assistance with unresolved complaints. The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) provides an online complaint system at, accessible through the agency’s homepage ( The IBHE online complaint site includes step-by-step instructions and key information about the complaint process.

Information about and instructions for filing complaints with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) can be found at here.