Trinity College

300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106-3100
Tel: (860)297-2000
Public | 2,387 students
Trinity College is a community united in a quest for excellence in liberal arts education. Our purpose is to foster critical thinking, free the mind of parochialism and prejudice, and prepare students to lead examined lives that are personally satisfying, civically responsible, and socially useful.

School Overview:

Trinity College
CountyHartford County, CT
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges I
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
217 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,387 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,196 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
191 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
2,301 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
86 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
8%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
9%3%
% Black
6%6%
% White
71%84%
% Two or more races
6%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$45,730$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$45,730$24,744
 
Percent Admitted34%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)590-690450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)600-700460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)600-700440-570
ACT English (25-75%)26-3119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)25-2918-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)26-3020-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in the spring of 1823 as Washington College (the name was changed in 1845), Trinity was only the second college in Connecticut. A year after opening, Trinity moved to its first campus, which consisted of two Greek Revival-style buildings, one housing a chapel, library, and lecture rooms and the other a dormitory.
  • Trinity‚Äôs 100-acre campus is located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. Recent campus buildings includes a state-of-the-art Library and Information Technology Center, the Admissions and Career Services Center, the Jewish cultural center named Zachs Hillel House, and the Summit residential complex. Other projects include the Vernon Street revitalization effort and several athletic facility renovations. Plans are under way to augment the arts facilities, particularly for the performing arts.
  • Trinity offers 37 majors, including engineering and environmental science, as well as interdisciplinary offerings, with more than 970 courses to choose from.
  • Students at Trinity College can choose from a diverse and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that broadens the mind and deepens knowledge. Students are provided with a basic direction through a distribution requirement (one course in each of five categories: the Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Numerical & Symbolic Reasoning, and Social Sciences). At the same time, they have the individual flexibility to experiment, to deepen old interests and develop new ones, and to acquire specialized training in a major field.
  • The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC).
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