About Trinity College
On Campus Housing
Trinity College is a private university located in Hartford, CT. It was in 1823 when the Trinity College was founded. Right now, the office of dean at the TC is headed by Sonia Cardenas. The motto of the Trinity College is Pro Ecclesia Et Patria (Latin) and its official colors are blue and old gold. Out of total 2,235 (Fall 2018) students enrolled at TC, 2,195 belong to undergraduate courses while 39 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 298 (Fall 2018) academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Trinity College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At TC around 62% are white, 13% are Non-resident alien, and 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 50% of the students are females and 50% are males. In its 197 years of existence, TC has produced several known personalities like Billy Graham (Evangelist, Film Producer), George Will (Commentator, Journalist), Kelly Killoren Bensimon (Editor, Socialite), and Edward Albee (Screenwriter, Author). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. TC offers a total of 64 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges). $623 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Trinity College.
It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Trinity College at the 109th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to TC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $76,850. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($59,050), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($15,300), and budget for other expenses ($1,500). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$81,265 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,300 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at TC costs around $5,150 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 50% male and 50% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at Trinity College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Trinity College is around $44,843 and the federal grant is $6,771. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,400, while the institutional aid is $44,843. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at TC based on students' financial needs add up to $45,307,209 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $4,104,467.