News Release

Trinity Ranked One of America's Best Colleges
Ranked 11th in Racial Diversity

US News America's Best CollegesU.S.News & World Report has again ranked Trinity Christian College as one of the top baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest in the latest release of “America’s Best Colleges” for 2010.

Trinity was ranked No. 28 among Midwest baccalaureate colleges that offer a wide range of degree programs in the liberal arts and in professional fields such as business, nursing, and education.

The College has risen 10 places in the rankings since 2006.

The U.S. News rankings are based on several criteria, including peer assessment, student retention, faculty/student ratio, class size, graduation rate, and average alumni giving.

Provost Liz Rudenga commented: “As I was talking with a graduate last week, she rejoiced at the job she had just accepted. She echoed the reports of other alumni who, when interviewing, often hear comments from employers noting the quality of Trinity graduates. Stories such as this abound. 

“The annual ranking in U.S. News is further validation of the quality education offered at Trinity and that the excellence of that education and of our students is recognized by many outside this campus.”

Trinity also ranked 11th in the area of Racial Diversity: Baccalaureate Colleges (Midwest). This ranking speaks to the College’s continued commitment to develop a multi-racial, multi-national, and multi-denominational student body. To determine this ranking, U.S. News factors in the total proportion of minority students (leaving out international students) and the overall mix of groups.


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