Trinity College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$56,380
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,233
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
36%
5,952 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,241
97.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
82.2%
502 Graduates

About

Trinity College is a higher education institution located in Hartford County, CT. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Trinity College were General Political Science & Government (88 degrees awarded), General Economics (52 degrees), and General Psychology (45 degrees).

In 2020, 653 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Trinity College. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (436 degrees), 8.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity College is $56,380, which is $27,980 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity College is $56,380, which is $27,980 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,233.

In 2020, 51% of undergraduate students attending Trinity College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$56,380
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Trinity College was $56,380. The cost of tuition at Trinity College is $27,980 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$26,233
2020 Value
5.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Trinity College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,233. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Trinity College grew by 5.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,300
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Trinity College was of $15,300 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.73% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Trinity College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.92% with respect to 2019, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Trinity College received 5,952 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.11% annual decline. Out of those 5,952 applicants, 2,145 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 36% acceptance rate.

There were 2,241 students enrolled at Trinity College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Trinity College has an overall enrollment yield of 26.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

36%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,145
Accepted Out of 5,952

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Trinity College was 36% (2,145 admissions from 5,952 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 33.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −2.11%, while admissions grew by 5.35%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Trinity College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Trinity College has a total enrollment of 2,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity College is 2,178 students and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at Trinity College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trinity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 9.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.96% Black or African American, 3.79% Asian, 2.99% Two or More Races, 0.223% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0446% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Trinity College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.5%), followed by White Female (30.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.94%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (45.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.2%) and Black or African American Male (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Trinity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity College is 2,178 and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at Trinity College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2020 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 Trinity College was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Trinity College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,392
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    205
  3. Black or African American
    156

The enrolled student population at Trinity College is 62.1% White, 9.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.96% Black or African American, 3.79% Asian, 2.99% Two or More Races, 0.223% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0446% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 40 students (1.78%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 99 more women than men received degrees from Trinity College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Trinity College is white (436 degrees awarded). There were 8.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (52 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Trinity College is General Political Science & Government (88 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (52 degrees) and General Psychology (45 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Trinity College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (18 degrees), and Social Sciences (222 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trinity College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (401,246 people), Other managers (260,765 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (254,939 people), Postsecondary teachers (198,072 people), and Chief executives & legislators (124,170 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (18 degrees), Social Sciences (222 degrees), Language & Linguistics (28 degrees), and English (36 degrees).

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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 Trinity College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (18 degrees), Social Sciences (222 degrees), Language & Linguistics (28 degrees), and English (36 degrees).

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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 Trinity College are Elementary & secondary schools (533,532 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (407,902 people), Legal services (322,429 people), Computer Systems Design (197,098 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (190,067 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (18 degrees), Social Sciences (222 degrees), Language & Linguistics (28 degrees), and English (36 degrees).

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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 Trinity College.
Most Common
  1. 88 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 52 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 45 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Trinity College was General Political Science & Government with 88 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

277
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
376
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 277 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity College, which is 0.737 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (376).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity College in General Political Science & Government, which is 2.52 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Trinity College in Neuroscience, which is 7.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

78%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 78% of students graduating from Trinity College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Trinity College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.99% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    436 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Trinity College is white (436 degrees awarded). There were 8.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (52 degrees).

2.91% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    257 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    179 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Trinity College is white female (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (179 degrees).

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Trinity College has an endowment valued at nearly $615M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.4M (2.02%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Trinity College had a total salary expenditure of $163M. Trinity College employs 61 Professors, 59 Associate professors, and 45 No academic ranks. Most academics at Trinity College are Male Professors (44), Female Associate professors(33), and Male No academic ranks (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 80 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 68 employees, and Management with 67 employees.

Endowment

$615M
2020 Endowment
4.07%
decline from 2019

Trinity College has an endowment valued at about $615M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Trinity College declined 4.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $575M higher than 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.29M - Federal
  2. $2.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Trinity College received $2.29M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$57.7M
2020 Salaries
0.708%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Trinity College paid a median of $57.7M in salaries, which represents 35.4% of their overall expenditure ($163M) and a 0.708% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.9% growth from 2018 and a 2.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.9M
Instructional Salaries
229
Number of Employees

In 2020, Trinity College paid a total of $21.9M to 229 employees working as instructors, which represents 38% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Trinity College were Professor with 61 employees; Associate professor with 59 employees; and Associate professor with 45 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 80 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees; and Management with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Trinity College was Male Professor with 44 employees, Female Associate professor with 33 employees, and Male No academic rank with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Trinity College.

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