Trinity University

1 Trinity Pl, San Antonio, United States
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Overview of Trinity University

About this school

Trinity, founded in 1869, is a private, church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 113-acre campus is located in San Antonio.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,428
    • Men:1,130 (46.5%)
    • Women:1,298 (53.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Trinity University is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One Trinity Place
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX  78212-7200
Phone
(210) 999-7207
Fax
(210) 999-8164
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, January 1
Early Action Notification
December 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
38% of 7,663 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 4,140 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 3,523 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
687 (23%) of 2,946 admitted students enrolled
Women
366 (23%) of 1,579 admitted students enrolled
Men
321 (23%) of 1,367 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.58
375 And Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
660 average |610-700 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
31%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
16%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
665 average |620-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
33%
• Score 600 - 700
55%
• Score 500 - 600
12%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
30 average |27-32 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
55%
• Score 24 - 29
44%
• Score 18 - 23
1%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $42,976 (73.03874915023793%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,464 (22.882392929979606%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.699524133242692%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,400 (2.379333786539769%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Trinity University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On or about March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003647
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
492 (76.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
304 (61.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
304 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
206 (67.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
98%
Average Award
$40,226
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 302 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,078
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 189 (62.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,064
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 111 (36.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
326 (50.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,659

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,395 (59.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,090 (78.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,085 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
488 (45.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$38,968
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,080 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,374
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 742 (68.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,030
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 215 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,167 (49.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,549

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,800
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, International Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


236

Part-Time Faculty


86

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


72%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
813,704

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Trinity University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


71.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


78.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


80.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (50)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • School Psychology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,382,951

Nearest Metropolitan Area


117 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


San Antonio

Weather


Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Trinity University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, tiger stand band, alpha phi omega, association of student representatives, acabellas/trinitones, multicultural network

Sororities


32% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,383

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,428
Women
1,298
Men
1,130

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 7.3% Asian
  • 4.2% Black/African-American
  • 22.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 59.2% White
  • 2.3% Unknown

International Students


5.6% from 62 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


176

Student Resources

Study resources