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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.5% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
7,255 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
96% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
454 Graduates


The median tuition at Trinity University is $38,974, which is $6,764 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,569.

In 2016, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Trinity University received 7,255 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 30.4% annual growth. Out of those 7,255 applicants, 2,950 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,466 students enrolled at Trinity University in 2016, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Trinity University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Trinity University has a total enrollment of 2,466 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinity University is 2,368 students and the part-time enrollment is 98. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Trinity University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trinity University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.8% White, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.2% Asian, 4.66% Two or More Races, 4.42% Black or African American, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 6.16% Non-resident Alien.

Students enrolled at Trinity University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.5%), followed by White Male (23.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (1.38%), followed by White Female (1.01%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.01%).

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In 2016, 130 more women than men graduated from Trinity University. The majority of students graduating from Trinity University are White. These 419 graduates mean that there were 3.1 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 135 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Trinity University is Accounting with 45 graduates, followed by Mass Communication & Media Studies with 37 graduates and General Finance with 36 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Trinity University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Language & Linguistics, with 32 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 10 graduates and English with 35 graduates.


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Trinity University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.19B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $78M (6.54%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Trinity University had a total expenditure of $118M. Of that $118M, they spent $49.8M on salaries and $12.4M on benefits.

Trinity University employs 92 Associate professors, 84 Professors, and 57 Assistant professors. Most academics at Trinity University are Male Professors (54), Male Associate professors (54), and Female Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinity University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 113 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 99 employees, and Management with 57 employees.



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