Trinity Christian College Guaranteed Admission Partnership

What is it?

Oakton has created a partnership with Trinity Christian College that prepares its graduates with a seamless transfer to pursue a bachelor’s degree through the Trinity Christian College Guaranteed Admission Partnership. Additionally, students who participate will receive a renewable $1,000 GAP scholarship, with the ability to obtain additional merit scholarships. Eligible participants will have the potential to receive a two-year full-tuition scholarship at Trinity Christian College.


  • Students who meet the transfer admissions requirements will receive guaranteed admission to Trinity Christian College.
  • Those who have completed an AA or AS with at least 60 transferable hours will be enrolled at Trinity with junior status.
  • Ability to transfer up to 75 credit hours from Oakton to Trinity.
  • All participants will receive a renewable $1,000 GAP Scholarship on top of their appropriate transfer merit scholarship.
  • Opportunity for students beginning at Trinity during the fall term to obtain a full-tuition scholarship for two years and meet the requirements for the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship.

Participation Details

In order to qualify for the Trinity Christian College Guaranteed Admission Partnership, a student must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5/4.0 from all previous colleges attended, and a successful completion rate of 67% of all courses attempted.
  • Have completed an AA or AS with at least 60 transferable hours to obtain junior status.
  • Complete the following courses at Trinity Christian College: FDN 111 Transfer Orientation (1), PHIL 101 Philosophical Perspectives in Worldview (3), THEO 131 Christian Scriptures (3), and a Chicago Connect or Interdisciplinary Inquiry course (3).
  • Students who wish to receive Academic Honors will need to complete 60 credits from Trinity.

How to Apply

Students who wish to apply will need to complete the application for Undergraduate Admission.

Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor


Trinity Christian College
Cynthia Coffey
Director of Transfer, Adult, & Graduate Recruitment

Des Plaines campus
1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1861

Skokie campus
7701 N. Lincoln Ave., Room A100

Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The College is closed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer (late May through mid-August.)