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International Student Program

Programs for International Students

You have worked hard, and you want access to an excellent education at a school where you are known. International students thrive at Trinity, which is consistently ranked top tier by U.S. News and World Report. At Trinity, you’ll get focused attention in an environment that welcomes and encourages questions. You’ll also be able to take advantage of the opportunities that come with being so near Chicago. When your time at Trinity is done, you’ll be prepared to build a life that makes a difference.

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International Student Application

We are excited to welcome students from across the globe. The application process is simple, and our outstanding admissions staff has a dedicated International Admissions Representative familiar with the needs and questions of international students.

Transcripts that are not submitted in English must be evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. Transfer Students must complete a Catalog Match Evaluation for all previous college transcripts. If you have completed fewer than 24 college credits, please have the course by course evaluation done on your high school transcripts as well.

Take the ACT, SAT or CLT if English is the primary language of instruction in your school.

Take the TOEFL/IELTS if English is not the primary language of instruction at your school (this is not necessary if you have taken the ACT or SAT)

Test

School Code

Required Score

ACT

1165

19 Composite

SAT

1820

980 (CR+M)

TOEFL

1820

80 IBT (550 paper)

IELTS

6.5

International Students must complete Trinity’s Financial Resource Statement via email or fax showing parents income and savings. Official documents or statements must also accompany this statement.

Trinity accepts applications on a rolling basis, but it is strongly encouraged that you apply by March 1.

International students automatically qualify for all academic, leadership and major based scholarships if they meet the qualifications. There are several scholarships that require an additional application. A partial list is given below.  For a full list, visit our Financial Aid Pages.

Timmermans Global Scholarship
A renewable award given to a new student from Africa, Asia, Central America, or South America.

Global Student Leadership
This potentially renewable scholarship is for a foreign student demonstrating financial need and a Christ-like example of leadership.

Dr. Hyoung O. Lee Memorial Scholarship
A renewable award given to a Korean student.

John & Effie Huitsing Scholarship
A renewable award given to an international student, or recent immigrant of 6 years or less, who desires a Christian education.

Students who wish to be considered for need-based assistance from Trinity should complete the Financial Aid Form for Non-United States Citizens (2018-19). Completed forms should be returned to the Financial Aid Office.

Use Trinity’s Online Application or add us to your Common Application.

Transcripts that are not submitted in English must be evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. Transfer Students must complete a Catalog Match Evaluation for all previous college transcripts. If you have completed fewer than 24 college credits, please have the course by course evaluation done on your high school transcripts as well.