• Address: 5757 Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Cypress, California 90630-5041

  • Phone Number: 800-579-3197

  • Website: https://www.trident.edu/

About

Trident University International (TUI) is an online university which is providing education for the students globally online. The university was established back in the year 1998 and was a former branch of the Touro College and University System. The university was acquired in the year 2007 by the Summit Partners, and since then it is an independent university.

The private for-profit type university is situated and headquartered at Cypress, California, United States. The university has around 6,948 students currently enrolled in different programs offered by the university from various parts of the world.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 13:1.

  • The university is regionally accredited and the Trident University Accreditation is provided by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). It is the first fully online university to achieve this accreditation.

  • Trident University address is 757 Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Cypress, California 90630-5041.


Trident University International Online

The university is providing exceptional online education to its students by developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to enhance their lives and to advance the careers of its students. The curriculum followed by the university is unique which gives a dynamic learning experience to the students.

The students can access the course-related content 24/7 online. They can post a query if they have any and the reply will be available within a day.

  • The online programs offered by the university are flexible which allows students to learn and earn a degree at their own pace.

  • The university allows students to transfer credits without any difficulty.

  • The university offers Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate programs along with Certificate level programs online.


Reviews on Trident University International

  • TUI offers a great experience for the students needing a flexible schedule. All of the classes held online provides the support to help complete the degree in flexible timings.

  • The faculty and teachers are highly professional and are ready to provide guidance to the students.

  • The online programs offer excellent flexibility and are a great help for full-time employees.

  • Trident University International received the A+ Accredited Business ranking from the Better Business Bureau.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Cypress, California

FAFSA/Federal School Code

041279

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Institutional Accreditation

WSCUC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Veterans Friendly

Companies

Benesyst, Ford Motor Company

Data Source: https://www.trident.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 17 % Part Time: 24 %
Total Population 6,948
Student Population Full Time: 4,347 Part Time: 2,601
Gender Division Male: 62 % Female: 38 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 233 124 109
Total Applicants Admitted - 233 124 109
Applicants Enrolled - 158 85 73
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 84 43 41
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 74 42 32

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 33 %

The College Monk

Female: 31 %

Total Graduation Rate: 33 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Trident University International (TUI) offers 31 online programs across 7 Majors

Business Management

Offering 8 programs accross 4 degrees

Education

Offering 5 programs accross 3 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Health Science

Offering 11 programs accross 4 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Schools and Colleges

College of Education

Majors available

Law

Education

College of Health and Human Services

Majors available

Health Science

College of Information Systems

Majors available

Computer Science

Engineering

Glenn R. Jones College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

Admissions and Application Requirements

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Admission Requirements

 The admission process at the university is very simple as it full 100% online institution. A student will have numerous programs and degrees to choose from and pursue directly from the comfort of their own place. Students can choose programs from associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and more. All you have to do is fill in the online application form and wait for an executive from the university to call you. It is that simple. 

The university aims at providing education to non-traditional students at a very affordable price with many financial assistance options.


Acceptance Rate

Since the TUI follows the open admission policy, the acceptance rate will be 100%. Anyone can apply for their online degrees and earn a degree from the comfort of their own place at your own pace. The university facilitates students by providing the resource they need and access to many advanced tools and resources for making their education easy.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The financing for the students in this university can be through various means which include grants, loans, work-study, and scholarships.

The students interested in availing the financial aid must fill up the FAFSA form. Trident University federal school code is 041279.

There are several financial aids available for the students such as scholarships, military, federal, and institutional aids which are given below.

The Federal Aids available for the students are Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loans.

The Institutional Aids available for the students are Military Success Scholarship (MSS), Army Women's Foundation, Trident Alumni Scholarship (TAS), William (Joe) Gainey Scholarship, and Trident Extended Family Scholarship.

The Military Aids available for the students are Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA), Tuition Assistance Program, and Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP).

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Montgomery GI Bill Varies Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $1,053 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served atleast 90 days after Sep10,2001. Undergraduate students Varies
Survivors and Dependent Educational Assistance Program (DEA) Varies Service members who are permanently disabled or died. Varies
Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) Varies Reserve called to active duty in response to a war or natural disaster. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $984 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Undergraduate students Varies

Data Source: https://www.trident.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Trident University International (TUI) Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Military Success Scholarship (MSS) $500 Undergraduate. Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard members. Varies
Trident Alumni Scholarship (TAS) Varies Undergraduate. Graduates from any program or degree level entering the doctoral program Varies
Army Women's Foundation Varies Chosen by AWF from among AWF Legacy Scholarship Selectees Female soldier, Army Veteran or their children or grandchildren Varies
William (Joe) Gainey Scholarship $300 Senior Enlisted Leaders. E-9 active duty, reserve, and National Guard currently serving in the US Armed Services Varies
Trident Extended Family Scholarship (TEFS) $600 Degree seeking or non-degree seeking undergraduate students Extended family members of Trident faculty and staff and Snowball Express family members Varies

Data Source: https://www.trident.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,570 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsized Loan $6,584 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $6,584 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $13,634
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,934
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,198
Over $110,000 $17,480

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 24% $3,636
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 96% $4,305
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $3,777
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $2,542
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 78% $6,608
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 78% $6,608
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 13,175
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 9,963 $1,133
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 5,959 $1,011
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 4,004 $1,316

Data Source: https://www.trident.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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