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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.


Claire Walters


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.

International students applying to Trinity should review the admissions page for their respective programs for more information about the application process and admissions standards:

First Time Freshmen
Transfer Students
Adult Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students

Unique requirements for transcripts and English language proficiency for international students are listed in the following sections.

Transcripts that are not in English must be evaluated with an official course by course evaluation. Transcript evaluations are only accepted from NACES members (such as WES, ECE, or Educational Perspectives).

Transfer, Adult, and Graduate Students:  All previous university or college level transcripts from institutions outside of the U.S. must receive an official Catalog Match Evaluation. If you have completed fewer than 24 college credits, please have the course by course evaluation done on your high school transcripts as well.

All F-1 international students must demonstrate English proficiency, which can be done in one of the following ways:

  1. Successful completion of previous coursework in English
  2. Successful completion of one of the following exams


School Code

Required Score



19 Composite








80 IBT (550 paper)





Trinity accepts applications on a rolling basis, but it is strongly encouraged that you apply by March 1 for a fall semester start date, to allow adequate time for the processing of your visa.

International students will be automatically considered for all scholarships available for their program. For a full list of scholarships available to students, visit our Scholarship page.

Students who wish to be considered for need-based assistance from Trinity should complete the Financial Aid Form for Non-United States Citizens, which will be available to you upon acceptance into the College.