Trinity College

Trinity College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Trinity College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Trinity College was awarded 712 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is international policy analysis.

Overall Quality

Trinity Bantams landed the #55 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Trinity Bantams held the #70 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Trinity Bantams is also ranked #2 out of 32 schools in Connecticut.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Trinity Bantams?

Acceptance Rate

Trinity College has an acceptance rate of 36%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Trinity Bantams.

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Trinity College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Trinity Bantams is an impressive 9 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Trinity College is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Trinity College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 90% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Trinity College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  90 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Trinity Bantams for first-time, full-time students is 78%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  78 out of 100

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Trinity College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,200 undergraduates at Trinity Bantams with 2,167 being full-time and 33 being part-time.

How Much Does Trinity College Cost?

The overall average net price of Trinity Bantams is $34,460. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Trinity Bantams

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,256 $9,123 $14,994 $21,772 $46,711

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Trinity Bantams, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Trinity Bantams, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,574 a year. That adds up to $26,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Trinity Bantams is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Trinity Bantams Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Trinity Bantams make about $66,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Trinity Bantams students since it is 66% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Trinity College make the most money.

Location of Trinity College

Trinity College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Hartford, Connecticut. The city atmosphere of Hartford makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Trinity Bantams are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106-3100
Phone: 860-297-2000

Trinity College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 39 majors graduated from Trinity College. Of these students, 638 received undergraduate degrees and 15 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Economics 88 $61,020
Political Science & Government 88 $52,733
General Psychology 45 $36,369
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 43 $37,208
Area Studies 36 $47,260
General English Literature 34 $45,696
Public Policy 32 $50,856
General Biology 25 $39,741
General Engineering 22 $71,015
Fine & Studio Arts 21 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Trinity College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at Trinity College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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