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Trinity College

Hartford, CT

At A Glance

Main Address

300 Summit Street

Hartford, CT 06106-3100

www.trincoll.edu

Admission Office

300 Summit Street

Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 297-2180

Fax : (860) 297-2287

admissions.office@trincoll.edu

Contact : Angel Perez

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Type of School

Medium

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3899

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : January 15

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 83.0%

Total undergraduates : 2,195

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 580

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 100.0%

Average financial aid package : $54,494.00

In-State Tuition : $59,050.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $59,050.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Urban

Residential campus

Other Characteristics

House system based on the British model.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Jan 15

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : Apr 1

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Early Decision And Action

Early decision application due : Nov 15

College will notify student of early decision by : Dec 15

Other early decision deadline : Jan 15

College will notify student of other early decision by : Feb 15

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jan 15

SAT subject score report due : Jan 15

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Mar 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Feb 1

College will notify student : Apr 1

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : Apr 1

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 83.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 91.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Social Sciences : 27.0%
Area and Ethnic Studies : 10.0%
Biology : 8.0%
Psychology : 8.0%
English : 7.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 7.0%
Foreign Languages and Literature : 5.0%
History : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African Studies B
African-American/Black Studies B
American/United States Studies/Civilization B M
Asian Studies/Civilization B
Gay/Lesbian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near and Middle Eastern Studies B
Russian Studies B
Women's Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Neuroscience B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Sciences, General B

Education
Education, General B

Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering B
Electrical and Electronics Engineering B
Engineering, General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing B
English Language and Literature, General B M

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature B
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Italian Language and Literature B
Japanese Language and Literature B
Russian Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B

History
History, General B M

Legal Professions & Studies
Pre-Law Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Public Policy Analysis B M

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics, General B M
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies/Affairs B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Art/Art Studies, General B
Dance, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Film/Cinema/Media Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Music, General B
Visual and Performing Arts, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

New York Semester

Semester At Sea

Study Abroad

United Nations Semester

Urban Semester

Washington Semester

Computer Services

327 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : library collections on Native Americans, maritime history, early American texts, nuclear magnetic spectrometer, mass spectrometer, electronic microscope, plasma spectrometer, optical diagnostics and communications laboratory, natural science field station

Geographic Location : 125 miles from New York City, 100 miles from Boston.

Large City

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,195

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 580

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,167

Graduate enrollment : 39

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 17.0%

Out of state students : 83.0%

Part Time students : 3.0%

Percentage of males : 50.0%

Percentage of females : 50.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 7.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 8.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 63.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 13.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : All dorms are non-smoking.

20.0% Men who Join Fraternities

16.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : Trinity Tripod

Student Newspaper URL : www.trinitytripod.com

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 100.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 91.0%

Housing Options

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $500.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Bantams

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Equestrian

Men's Club

Women's Club

Field Hockey

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Rugby

Men's Club

Women's Club

Sailing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Skiing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Squash

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Water Polo

Men's Club

Women's Club

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Other Sports : karate, dodgeball, kickball, broomball, tug-of-war, wiffleball, indoor soccer


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $65.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 6,080

Admitted : 2,036

Enrolled : 580

Very selective 33.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : 489

Admitted early admission : 277

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Plan Available for early admission : Early decision



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Racial/Ethnic Status

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Talent/Ability

Considered

Alumni Relation

First generation college student

Geographical Residence

Level of Applicant's Interest

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

One of the following required: SAT, ACT, or 2 SAT Subject Tests.

A note from the college

School record and recommendations most important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 46.0%

Top Quarter : 75.0%

Top Half : 95.0%

Bottom Half : 5.0%

Bottom Quarter : 3.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 34.0%

600 - 699 : 59.0%

500 - 599 : 6.0%

400 - 499 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 48.0%

600 - 699 : 46.0%

500 - 599 : 6.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 65.0%

24 - 29 : 35.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 35.0%

24 - 29 : 58.0%

18 - 23 : 7.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 69.0%

24 - 29 : 31.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Advanced Placement Program of the College Board—Students who take the advanced placement examinations will receive credit according to the guidelines noted below. When a department indicates that it awards advanced placement credit for work that is the equivalent of specific Trinity courses (e.g., AHIS 101, 102), students who receive AP credit from that department may not take those courses for credit. Advanced placement credit may not be used to satisfy general education requirements except for the second language foundational requirement

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

2

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Science Lab

2

0

Foreign Language

3

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 24.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 18.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

660 - 740

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

640 - 710

ACT Composite

29 - 32


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By single units, 1 course = 1 unit)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

4

2

AHIS 101, 102

All

Biology

4

1

--

All

Calculus AB

4

1

MATH 131

All

Calculus BC

4

2

MATH 131, 132

All

Chemistry

4

1

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

1

POLS 103

All

Computer Science A

4

1.25

CPSC 115L

All

Computer Science Principles

4

1

CPSC 11015L, 215L

All

English Language and Composition

4

1

--

All

English Literature and Composition

4

1

--

All

Environmental Science

4

1

ENVS 149L

All

European History

4

1

--

All

French Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

German Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Latin

4

1

--

All

Macroeconomics

4

1*

--

All

Microeconomics

4

1*

--

All

Music Theory

4

1.25

Music 101

All

Physics 1

4

1

Phys 101​

All

Physics 2

4

1

Phys 102​

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

1

Phys 231

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

1

Physics 141

All

Psychology

4

1

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

4

1

--

All

5

2

--

All

Statistics

4

1

MATH 107

All

United States Government and Politics

4

1

POLS 102

All

United States History

4

1

--

All

World History: Modern

4

1

--

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 86.0%

% of loans / jobs : 14.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 55.0%

% Judged to have need : 94.0%

% that were offered aid : 94.0%

% that had need fully met : 100.0%

% of need met : 100.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $54,494.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $51,710.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,406.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $32,326.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Feb 1

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Mar 1

Financial Aid Notification Date : Apr 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kelly O'Brien

Financial aid office phone : (860) 297-2046

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Business / farm supplement

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial Profile

Need-based financial aid determined by

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$59,050.00

$59,050.00

$59,050.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$59,050.00

$59,050.00

$59,050.00

Room and board:

$15,300.00

$13,680.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$500.00

$500.00

$500.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$76,850.00

$75,230.00

$61,550.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$76,850.00

$75,230.00

$61,550.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 3

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1.8

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 18

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 18

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 18

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Standardized Test Scores

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $60.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $59,050.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $15,300.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $13,680.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $10,255,600.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 159

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 105

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser