Illinois State Agencies

The Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Institutional Complaint Hotline: 217.557.7359 
Institutional Complaint System:
Phone: 217.782.2551 
Fax: 217.782.8548 

Florida State Agencies

Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888)224-6684.

California State Agencies

Trinity Law School is accredited by the State Bar of California
State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 91405

Phone: 415.538.2000

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833
P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Phone: 916.431.6959
Fax:  916.263.1897

Trinity International University has been approved to operate an accredited institution by the Bureau of Post BPPE on 9/27/16. The application was determined to be in compliance with the requirements of Title 5 and TIU was granted approval to operate under the terms of California Education Code (CEC) section 94890(a)(1).  Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818,, (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.  A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling 888-370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau's internet Web site

Other State Agencies

State of North Carolina

Degree program(s) of study offered by Trinity International University have been declared exempt from the requirements for licensure under the provisions of North Carolina General Statutes (G.S.) 116-15(d) for exemption from licensure with respect to religious education.  Exemption from licensure is not based upon any assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.

  • Trinity College Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries
  • TEDS Certificate in Christian Studies

Approval to offer online education in other states

Trinity International University has been approved by Illinois to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Trinity International University is approved specifically to offer online courses to residents of the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (TEDS distance education courses and TGS M.A. in Bioethics courses only), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington (state), West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Residents of other states may be able to enroll if the University is able to gain approval from the student’s state of residence’s higher education authorities; please contact our admissions office for further information.