Trine University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,330
2.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,276
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.16%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.9%
3,904 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,088
61.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.6%
298 Graduates

About

Trine University is a higher education institution located in Steuben County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Trine University were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (56 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (49 degrees), and CAD/CADD Drafting & Design Technology (39 degrees).

In 2022, 595 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Trine University. 46.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (498 degrees), 17.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Trine University is $34,330, which is $6,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Trine University is $34,330, which is $6,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,276.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Trine University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,330
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Trine University was $34,330. The cost of tuition at Trine University is $6,000 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$24,276
2022 Value
1.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Trine University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,276. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Trine University grew by 1.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,850
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Trine University was of $9,850 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.18% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Trine University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 13.8% with respect to 2021, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.16%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Trine University was 2.16%, which represents 15 out of the 693 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Trine University received 3,904 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.31% annual growth. Out of those 3,904 applicants, 3,587 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.9% acceptance rate.

There were 4,088 students enrolled at Trine University in 2022. 56% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Trine University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,587
Accepted Out of 3,904

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Trine University was 91.9% (3,587 admissions from 3,904 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.31%, while admissions grew by 9.63%..

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SAT Scores

56%
Submission Percentage (2021)
348
Scores Submitted (2021)

56% of enrolled first-time students at Trine University in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Trine University had a total enrollment of 4,088 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Trine University is 2,509 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,579. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Trine University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trine University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79% White, 5.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0489% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Trine University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (52.6%), followed by White Female (32.6%) and Black or African American Male (2.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.3%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Asian Female (1.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Trine University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,088 students. The full-time enrollment at Trine University is 2,509 and the part-time enrollment is 1,579. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Trine University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Trine University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Trine University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,229 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    237 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    136 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Trine University is 79% White, 5.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0489% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 231 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 37 fewer women than men received degrees from Trine University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Trine University is white (498 degrees awarded). There were 17.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Trine University is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (56 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (49 degrees) and CAD/CADD Drafting & Design Technology (39 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Trine University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (150 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trine University are Software developers (473,806 people), Other managers (462,296 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (363,455 people), Civil engineers (287,484 people), and Mechanical engineers (217,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Trine University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Protective Services (40 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trine University are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Trine University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Protective Services (40 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trine University are Computer Systems Design (551,908 people), Elementary & secondary schools (541,762 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (456,312 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (407,240 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,153 people).

The most specialized majors at Trine University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (88 degrees awarded), Engineering (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Protective Services (40 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Trine University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Trine University was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 56 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

316
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
279
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 316 degrees were awarded to men at Trine University, which is 1.13 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (279).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Trine University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 7.17 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Trine University in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 1.43 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 48% of students graduating from Trine University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Trine University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.03% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    498 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Trine University is white (498 degrees awarded). There were 17.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

1.85% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    265 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    233 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Trine University is white male (265 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (233 degrees).

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Operations

Trine University has an endowment valued at nearly $49.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 840k (1.71%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Trine University had a total salary expenditure of 72.7M. Trine University employs 61 Assistant professors, 37 Associate professors and 22 Professors. Most academics at Trine University are Female Assistant professor (33), Male Assistant professor (28), and Male Associate professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trine University are: Service, with 151 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 53 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Endowment

$49.3M
2022 Endowment
8.03%
growth from 2021

Trine University has an endowment valued at about $49.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Trine University grew 8.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $0 approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26M
2022 Salaries
4.84%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Trine University paid a median of $26M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($72.7M) and a 4.84% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M
Instructional Salaries
137
Number of Employees

In 2022, Trine University paid a total of $10.3M to 137 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
151 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Trine University were Assistant professor with 61 employees, Associate professor with 37 employees, and Professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trine University were Service with 151 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 53 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Trine University was Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Trine University.

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