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TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

Hartford, ConnecticutLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1823Established Year
  2397Enrollment

Trinity College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in Hartford, Connecticut, Trinity College is a private institute offering an array of courses in liberal arts at the ranging levels of undergraduate and graduate. Renowned as a coveted name in the US Education System, the institute was established in 1823 as Washington College and was later renamed as Trinity in 1845. 

It is the second oldest institute in the state which currently holds some 2000 students and an academic staff of 267. The college provides around 38 majors and 26 minors to choose from with an alternative of self-designing one’s curriculum. It is also a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference and thus maintains a perfect balance between education and entertainment.

Admissions at Trinity College are offered round the year in three rounds of early decision I and II and the final deadline. The institute is a highly selective and competitive college go get into with an acceptance rate of merely 34%. It, however also ranks as one of the top 22% universities in the world for employability as per the survey results of QS global rankings and is thus one of the favored choices for international students to study in the USA

Rankings

  • On the national level Trinity College has been ranked at 87th position by Times/WSJ.
  • Forbes magazine places Trinity College at 109th place in the USA.
  • In the category of Liberal Arts College, Trinity is ranked at 46th place by US News & World Report.
  • Washington Monthly ranks Trinity College at 23rd place in the list of Liberal Arts Colleges in the USA.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
Application PortalCommon Application; Official website
Annual EndowmentUSD 577 million
Mode of ProgramsFull time
Acceptance rate34%
English language proficiency testsTOEFL or equivalent
Application Fee65 USD (not applicable for first-generation students)
Work-Study ProgramAvailable for international students
Financial AidAvailable as Scholarships and Awards
Admission Helpdesk860-297-2180| admissions.office@trincoll.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Courses

The institute offers a plethora of undergraduate and graduate courses for international students which includes 41 majors that include Anthropology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, etc. and 26 minors namely African American Studies, Ancient Greek, among others.

The College offers three degrees that are B.A., M.A., and B.S. The degree of Masters in Arts is available in a specific field only which is American Studies.

The institute also offers an alternative of creating a major specifically designed for your needs by adding an interdisciplinary or departmental minor. The college is one among the list of liberal arts schools which provides a degree in the field of Engineering. 

Top Programs in Trinity College

ProgramsFees Per Annum
Bachelor in Computer Science$56,380
Bachelor in Engineering$56,380
Bachelor in Psychology$56,380
Bachelor in Art History$56,380
Bachelor in Music$56,380

Campus

Trinity College Campus

The college campus is spread over 100 acres, and the main buildings are Long Walk buildings, the chapel, and the main quadrangle. The Long Walk buildings include the dormitories, the chemistry building (Clement) and Cinestudio, a student-operated movie theatre.

Trinity has 13 sororities, and fraternities and the major ones are Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Chi Rho, and Alpha Delta Phi. The college has 2098 undergraduate students and 91 graduate students from 47 states and 68 countries.

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and is over 400 years old. It has a population of 125,000. Cities such as Boston and New York are only a couple of hours away.

Housing Facilities/Residence

  • Over 1800 students live on the college campus, and it has 23 residential communities to accommodate them.
  • The first-year students need to live on-campus in one of the seven dedicated communities.
  • Each community has a lounge, a large TV, and a kitchen.
  • The first-year community is mixed gender, but the bathrooms are single-gender.
  • From the second year onwards, the student will be allotted a residence on the basis of a lottery.

Trinity College Application Process

How to Apply?

Application Portal: Trinity College accepts an online common application.

Application Fee: A fee of 65 USD must be submitted while applying at the college. This fee is waived for first-generation students, both domestic and international.

Basic Admissions Requirements

  • The college requires students to possess a diploma from and certification by an accredited secondary school.
  • These academic programs should have a minimum of 16 units and include English (four years), Foreign Language (three years), Laboratory Science (two years), Algebra and Geometry (two years and one year respectively), and History (two years).
  • The students can also submit optional essays of 250 to 650 on their specific interests at Trinity.
  • The college doesn’t require a candidate to submit their SAT or ACT score. However, their applications go through rigorous review before a candidate is selected.
  • The international applicants need to appear for either TOEFL or IELTS if they come from a non-English speaking background.

Application Deadlines

The admissions are done in three phases that are Early Decision I where you need to apply before 15th November. Early Decision II phase has a deadline of 1st January, and the Regular Decision phase ends on 15th January.

Trinity College Cost of Attendance

If you are a prospective applicant hoping to enroll at the institute, it is highly advisable to have a pre idea of the expenses you might be incurring while completing your higher education in a foreign land. Thus, for your aid, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as compiled below.

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition59,050
Room & Board15,300
Personal Expenses1,150
Required Fees2,570
Books & Supplies1,000
  • Note that on the basis of average annual income of the family, the student needs to spend around 9900 USD (average income less than 30,000 USD), 10,000 USD (income between 30,000 and 48,000), 11000 USD (income between 48,000 and 75,000 USD), 25,000 USD (income between 75,000 and 110,000 USD) and if the income is more than 110,000 USD the average fees rises to about 45,000 USD.

Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers financial support in the form of various awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Around 49% students receive some form of financial aid from the college with the average need based scholarship being nearly USD 47,156.

All international students are eligible for merit-based scholarships that ranges between 5,000 and 27,000 USD per year. There is a need-based financial aid facility that is the most competitive section which requires the applicant to submit CSS Profile for International Students or the International Student Financial Aid Application.

Applicants must note that the college doesn’t offer any athletics scholarships, but offers internships to help the students support themselves financially.

Alumni Network

The organization has more than 20,000 people in its alumni network and offers its alumni with a wide range of benefits like travel, scholarships, store discounts, etc. Some of the notable alumni of the college are:

  • David Gottesman, the American billionaire, is the founder of First Manhattan Co. and a director of Berkshire Hathaway.
  • Sam Kennedy, President and CEO of the Boston Red Sox.
  • John S. Phelps, the 23rd and one of the most popular governors of the state of Missouri.
  • George Will, Pulitzer Prize winner and a famous journalist and commentator.
  • Ernest de Koven Leffingwell, well-known Arctic Explorer, and geologist.

Placements

The median earnings after 2 years post graduating from Trinity is around 49,000 USD. This median increases to 66,000 USD after 6 years since graduation.

Two years after graduating, less than 25% of students make less than 30,000 a year, while more than 25% earn in excess of 66,000 USD. This average increases to 42,000 and 94,500 USD after six years from graduation.

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$ 25,6501st YEAR
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2 YEARS

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$ 28,5001st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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$ 56,3801st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 20

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100

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$ 56,9101st YEAR
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$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,3801st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 20

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100

Bachelor History

FULL TIME
$ 56,9101st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Bachelor Music

FULL TIME
$ 56,3801st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 56,3801st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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4 YEARS

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$ 56,3801st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100

Bachelor Music

FULL TIME
$ 56,3801st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Bachelor Physics

FULL TIME
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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$ 28,5001st YEAR
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1 YEAR

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Jul 01

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$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
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4 YEARS

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Bachelor Biology

FULL TIME
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Bachelor Physics

FULL TIME
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

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SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Jan 15

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$ 56,9101st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Trinity College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2517
FAFSA Code001414
Application Cost$65
Accreditation NEASC
Average Cost of Attendance$56,910 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score134012601420 26%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing665620710-
Mathematics675640710-
ACTCheck Detailed Score302832 31%
English312833-
Mathematics292731-

Trinity College Acceptance Rate

33.9%

Acceptance Rate

6085

Total Applicants

2517

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

49.9%

Male

50.1%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program33.9%
Total Applicants7089
Total Enrolled2401
Graduate
Graduate Programs33.8%
Total Applicants343
Total Enrolled116

Trinity College Enrollment

Enrollment
Trinity College Enrollment2517
Undergraduate Enrollment2401
Graduate Enrollment116
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate81.7%

Attendance Cost

$56,910

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$56,910 / Year
Post Graduate Program$28,500 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$14,200 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$14,200 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
418030271153-
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    Health Center0.31 Km
    Connecticut Children's Medical Center0.96 Km
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    Information2.94 Km
    Day Hospital2.97 Km
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    Woodland Station3.08 Km
    Primary Business Address3.28 Km
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    Au Bon Pain1.11 Km
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    The Capital Grille2.34 Km
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    Trumbull Kitchen2.42 Km
    Agave Grill2.5 Km
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    Pond House Cafe3.91 Km
    The Cheesecake Factory4.36 Km
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    510 Park1.22 Km
    Charter Oak Marketplace1.99 Km
    Prospect Plaza Shopping Center2.16 Km
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    Shield Street Plaza Shopping Center3.43 Km
    Blue Back Square4.36 Km
    Unity Plaza5.09 Km
    Corbin's Corner6.24 Km
    Bishops Corner6.29 Km
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    Wethersfield Shopping Center6.67 Km
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    United Technology Corporation Heliport2.42 Km
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