Trinity Bible College and Graduate School
Ellendale, ND 58436-7105


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 226
Religious affiliation Assemblies of God Church
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 200 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Trinity Bible College and Graduate School is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 155 applications and 92 students were granted admission. Trinity Bible College and Graduate School is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 74% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 13% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT635 to 1055
ACT17 to 22

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School's tuition was $13,962 for all students regardless of residency (47.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Trinity Bible College and Graduate School's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,056 (which is 7.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Trinity Bible College and Graduate School in 2016-2017, was 40, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,708 (which is 47.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School has enrolled a total of 226 students (173 students full-time and 53 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 226 students, 20 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 57% men and 43% women and 194 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 32 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 17 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 73%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 6%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Asian: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Trinity Bible College and Graduate School.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 65% 79 26
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 25% 30 10
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 7 1

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Trinity Bible College and Graduate School full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Trinity Bible College and Graduate School graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,500. Last year, out of the total 150 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 150 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 177 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 149 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,500 $27,400
Employment Rate 100% 84%
Total Graduates 150 177

Campus Location

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