Admissions - How to Apply


Applying for college can seem daunting, but the Trinity College Admissions team is here to make this process simple for you.  Decisions on admissions are made after all application paperwork is complete.  Below are the 6 simple steps you must take in order to complete an application for admission.

Step 1:  Application 

Apply online to complete the application for admission. 

Step 2:  Essay

The essay should be one-page typed (no more than three pages).  In essay format, please answer the following questions: 
1) How and when did you come to know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? 
2) How do you think a person obtains eternal life? 
3) How have you grown in your relationship with Jesus Christ? 

4) Why do you want to attend Trinity College of Florida?  Since all students at Trinity College are expected to maintain the highest standards of integrity we require that your essay be your own work.  Essays can be submitted through the online application or can be submitted to

Step 3:  References

Applicants must submit a church reference and personal reference.  Contact information for references can be submitted on the online application or references can contact the Admissions Office to complete it over the phone with an Admissions Representative.
  • The church reference must be completed by a pastor or leader at your church (non-relative). 
  • The personal reference should be completed by a non-relative (i.e. teacher, mentor, Guidance Counselor, co-worker etc). 

Step 4:  Transcripts

Applicants must have official high school/college transcripts mailed to Trinity College of Florida. 
  • Transfer students with over 24 college credits are not required to submit high school transcripts.
  • Transfer students with less than 24 college credits are required to submit both high school and college transcripts.

Step 5:  ACT/SAT Scores

ACT or SAT score reports are required for all applicants that have less than 24 college credits.
  • To have ACT score report sent, visit college code: 4876
  • To have SAT score report sent, visit college code: 1979

Step 6:  $35 Application Fee

Applicants can submit the application fee by check (made payable to Trinity College of Florida) or payment can be made online.


Homeschooled Students:

Home school graduates should follow the general application procedures.  Additional transcripts options available to homeschooled students are A) an umbrella high school transcript or B) a parent-issued high school transcript. 

Please note that the essential elements of a parent-issue transcript include, but are not limited to:  all courses taken in grades 9 through 12 (listed by year and semester), final letter grades for each course, final GPA (based on a 4-point scale), graduation date, and the teaching parent’s actual signature and date.  

International Students:

Applicants who are not citizens of the U.S. or do not hold a valid non-resident alien card are required to submit additional paperwork.  International applicants must complete the International Student Packet in addition to the documents above and mail to Trinity College of Florida.

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