Trinity College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$50,350

3.93% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,414

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.99%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

34%

6,073 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,350

92% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

84.9%

502 Graduates

About

Trinity College is a higher education institution located in Hartford County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Trinity College were General Political Science & Government (100 degrees awarded), General Economics (80 degrees), and General English Language & Literature (44 degrees).

In 2016, 694 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Trinity College. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (442 degrees), 8.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity College is $50,350, which is $25,935 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinity College is $50,350, which is $25,935 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,414.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,350

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Trinity College was $50,350. The cost of tuition at Trinity College is $25,935 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$23,414

2016 Value

2.36%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Trinity College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,414. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Trinity College grew by 2.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,144

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Trinity College was of $13,144 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Trinity College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.13% with respect to 2015, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.99%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Trinity College was 1.99%, which represents 5 out of the 251 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Trinity College received 6,073 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 19.8% annual decline. Out of those 6,073 applicants, 2,062 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 34% acceptance rate.

There were 2,350 students enrolled at Trinity College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Trinity College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

34%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,062

Accepted Out of 6,073

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Trinity College was 34% (2,062 admissions from 6,073 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 33.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -198%, while admissions declined by -185%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Trinity College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Trinity College has a total enrollment of 2,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity College is 2,162 students and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Trinity College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trinity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.1% White, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.26% Black or African American, 3.91% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.0851% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Trinity College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.2%), followed by White Female (31%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (66.7%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Two or More Races Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Trinity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity College is 2,162 and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Trinity College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2016 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 (74%), 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

    1,531

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    175

  3. Black or African American

    147

The enrolled student population at Trinity College is 65.1% White, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.26% Black or African American, 3.91% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.0851% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 127 students (5.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 14 more women than men received degrees from Trinity College. The majority of degree recipients at Trinity College are white (442 degrees awarded). There were 8.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Trinity College is General Political Science & Government (100 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (80 degrees) and General English Language & Literature (44 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 (63 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (223 degrees), and English (63 degrees).

Workforce

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 (382,992 people), Miscellaneous managers (291,143 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (291,077 people), Postsecondary teachers (201,482 people), and Chief executives & legislators (115,688 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (63 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (223 degrees), English (63 degrees), Language & Linguistics (36 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Trinity College are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (63 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (223 degrees), English (63 degrees), Language & Linguistics (36 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 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 (521,204 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (404,375 people), Legal services (312,697 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (182,150 people), and Computer Systems Design (173,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinity College are Cultural & Gender Studies (63 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (223 degrees), English (63 degrees), Language & Linguistics (36 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 100 degrees awarded

  2. 80 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Trinity College was General Political Science & Government with 100 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 340

  2. 354

In 2016, 340 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity College, which is 0.96 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (354).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Trinity College in General Political Science & Government, which is 1.7 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded to women at Trinity College in General Political Science & Government, which is 0.587 times less than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

79%

100% Completion Time

84%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 79% 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 85% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Trinity College is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.59% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    442 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    51 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Trinity College is white (442 degrees awarded). There were 8.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

4.76% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    230 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    212 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Trinity College is white male (230 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (212 degrees).

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Operations

Trinity College has an endowment valued at nearly $572M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.5M (3.94%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Trinity College had a total expenditure of $145M. Of that $145M, they spent $51.7M on salaries and $145M on benefits.

Trinity College employs 63 Associate professors, 62 Professors, and 36 No academic ranks. Most academics at Trinity College are Male Professors (47), Female Associate professors(34), and Male Associate professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 81 employees, Management, with 70 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 69 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$572M

2015 Endowment

3.67%

growth from 2014

Trinity College has an endowment valued at about $572M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Trinity College grew 3.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $538M 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. $1.41M - Federal

  2. $233k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Trinity College received $1.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $233k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$51.7M

Salary Expenditure

$145M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Trinity College had a total expenditure of $145M. Of that $145M, they spent $51.7M on salaries and $145M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Trinity College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$51.7M

2015 Salaries

3.39%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Trinity College paid a median of $51.7M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($145M) and a 3.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.6% growth from 2013 and a 0.514% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19M

Instructional Salaries

204

Number of Employees

In 2015, Trinity College paid a total of $19M to 204 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

63 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

81 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Trinity College were Associate professor with 63 employees; Professor with 62 employees; and Professor with 36 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 81 employees; Management with 70 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Trinity College was Male Professor with 47 employees, Female Associate professor with 34 employees, and Male Associate professor with 29 employees.

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

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