Trinity Lutheran College: Narrative Description

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4221 228th Ave., SE
Issaquah, WA 98029-9299
Tel: (425)392-0400
Free: 800-843-5659
Admissions: (425)961-5516
Fax: (425)392-0404
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent Lutheran, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1944. Setting: 46-acre suburban campus with easy access to Seattle. Endowment: $1.2 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $6812 per student. Total enrollment: 156. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 50 applied, 70% were admitted. 0% from top 10% of their high school class, 14% from top quarter, 57% from top half. Full-time: 115 students, 58% women, 42% men. Part-time: 41 students, 80% women, 20% men. Students come from 13 states and territories, 6 other countries, 43% from out-of-state, 22% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Retention: 88% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at Concordia University (OR). Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 9/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $16,954 includes full-time tuition ($10,984), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($5620). Part-time tuition: $290 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $7 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 8 open to all. Most popular organizations: Environmental Commission, Student government, Worship Commission, Global Concerns, Activities Commission. Major annual events: Day of Jubilee, Spring Retreat, Insanity Night. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 250 college housing spaces available; 100 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Trinity Lutheran College with 31,000 books and 217 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $147,806. 15 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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