Trinity Bible College was founded in 1948 as Lakewood Park Bible School. It is located on a beautiful 28-acre campus on the east side of Ellendale, North Dakota. The centerpiece of the campus is the Block Memorial Chapel. Other buildings include the Lowell Lundstrom Heartland Student Life Center, the Ray Ulmer Field House, the Wead Student Center and cafeteria, four residence halls, administration and classroom buildings. A football field and a large practice field make up the rest of the campus grounds.
Trinity is affiliated with the General Council of the Assemblies of God. It is governed by a Board of Regents from the North Dakota and South Dakota districts of the Assemblies of God together with selected members from other geographical areas served by the college.
Mission Statement: Trinity Bible College is a biblically based institution of higher education providing a Christ-centered Pentecostal environment for academic and spiritual preparation of men and women for ministry in church vocations and for service in other professions.
Trinity Bible College Institutional Objectives Students and graduates of TBC will:
Accreditation: Trinity Bible College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), formerly known as the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges (AABC), 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, which is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The phone number for this organization is 1-407-207-0808.
The ABHE Commission on Accreditation voted to continue the accreditation of Trinity Bible College (ND), and place the institution on probation with concerns for Financial Resources and Enrollment Management.
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Approval: Trinity Bible College (TBC) is a nonprofit educational institution duly incorporated and registered under the laws of the State of North Dakota. TBC may recognize the various levels of academic accomplishment by the conferring of certificate, associate, baccalaureate, and honorary degrees upon all candidates who have successfully completed the requirements as set forth by the President and the Board of Trustees.
Graduates of Trinity's Teacher Education Program are eligible for teacher certification with the state of North Dakota through an articulation agreement with Valley City State University. Teacher education students also qualify for certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
Trinity is approved for the training of veterans, war orphans, and dependents of veterans. Trinity is approved by the United States Department of Justice for the training of foreign students.
Trinity is approved by the State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation for the training of students with disabilities.
Trinity Bible College is listed in the current edition of American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Trinity is listed in the Education Directory of Higher Education, published by the U.S. Department of Education.
Financial Aid: Trinity is approved for participation in Title IV Federal Education Funding. A generous financial assistance program is also available. 95 percent of full time students receive some type of financial assistance.