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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Fall 2020 semester at Trinity will be like no other. As Trinity monitors the spread of COVID-19, the University will continue to provide students with opportunities to experience the Trinity campus in ways that are safe, informative, and engaging. The Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid will also continue working with you students an individual basis. Learn More

  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association
From Trinity University - Texas

For more than 150 years, through three cities and across four campuses, we have met challenges with opportunity to ensure the best and brightest students have access to a transformative education. Home to more than 2,500 students, Trinity is guided by a mission and set of values that place the student experience at its core. As a community that both honors our past and shapes our future, we strive to live our values in everything we do.

Trinity University offers more than 100 majors and minors plus several interdisciplinary and advising programs. Along with opportunities in undergraduate research, internships, and study abroad programs, students may merge their talents with self-designed interdisciplinary majors. Trinity offers undergraduate degrees in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music, with advising programs in Pre-Law and Health Professions (including Pre-Medical). Graduate study is offered in Healthcare Administration, Accounting, and Education.

Trinity University - Texas Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
34%
SAT Range
1290-1450
ACT Range
29-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$30,505/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,335/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.39 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.55 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.55 responses

Majors

Design Is Our Differentiator

Trinity's Bachelor of Science in engineering science is one of the nation's top-ranked ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering programs. It emphasizes a deep understanding of the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering science, and students may choose to specialize in chemical, electrical, or mechanical engineering through elective courses.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,433Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
41
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Above and beyond
    28%
  • Prepared for challenges
    19%
  • WEIRD..and not in a good way
    17%
  • Weird, in both a good and bad way
    6%
  • Judgemental
    3%
  • Slackers
    3%
  • Still in high school
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.60 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.68 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Community
    67%
  • Terrible
    14%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Strict
    5%
  • Summer camp prison
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $54,900/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    76%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    93%
    National
    83%
    88%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.24 responses

    Trinity University - Texas Reviews

    699 reviews
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    So far, I have absolutely loved Trinity University. The social aspect is friendly and inclusive, though Covid has restricted some mingling, it is still fairly easy to connect with people here. I am living on campus, and the dorms are fantastic -- spacious, clean, bright, and nice study or relaxing areas. The professors are accessible, and there are plenty of resources outside of class that can be accessed by students. The campus is pretty and small so it is difficult to get lost. There is a diverse class selection for many different interests. It is a very academically driven student body, and so not many parties or rowdy scenes have happened (further reduced by Covid). The area is nice with a lot of restaurants and activities off campus. There are different food places on campus if you get sick of the main dining hall.
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    I was initially very excited to attend Trinity. After freshman year, I decided not to return for several reasons. For the cost of the school, I felt like the professors were not as invested in their students as Trinity claims they are. Several of my professors were extremely lazy, but I had no choice of having different professors because Trinity makes it impossible to take the classes you truly want/need to take. There is absolutely no school spirit or support for any of the sports programs which is a shame considering the success of the majority of the athletics. Also, the Pathways program is a ridiculous hassle that makes transferring extremely complicated because a large majority of those classes do not transfer.
    I am an international student at Trinity.

    Trinity has furnished me with countless great memories. With three years of required on-camps housing, you will definitely feel at home here and experience the southern hospitality on campus.

    Also, Trinity's challenging courses and respectful + intellectual student body will help you grow as a well-rounded and open-minded person.

    Enrolling at Trinity was one of the best decisions of my life! My amazing teachers and friends made this campus my sanctuary, San Antonio my hometown, and Spurs my favorite team!

    I hope it will be home for many great people as well.