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Want the scoop on Trinity University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Trinity U offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Trinity University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Trinity University was awarded 41 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Trinity U as #101 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Trinity U also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Trinity U?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Trinity University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 38%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 45% of students accepted to Trinity U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 710. Math scores were between 610 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Trinity University  ( 620 to 710 )

SAT Math Scores for Trinity University  ( 610 to 700 )
Trinity U received ACT scores from 54% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 27 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for Trinity University  ( 27 to 32 )

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Trinity University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Trinity U 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Trinity University is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Trinity University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 89% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Trinity University 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  89 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 U for first-time, full-time students is 73%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  73 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Trinity University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Trinity U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,474 undergraduates at Trinity U with 2,433 being full-time and 41 being part-time.

Trinity U Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 93.00 out of 100, Trinity U is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  93.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Trinity University Cost?

The overall average net price of Trinity U is $23,016. 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 U

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,558 $15,370 $18,880 $26,398 $33,075

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 U, 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 U, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $7,950 a year. That adds up to $31,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Trinity U is 0.9%. 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 U Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Trinity U with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $54,900 in their early years. That's great news for Trinity U students since it is 38% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Trinity University make the most money.

Location of Trinity University

Trinity University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Trinity University

Contact details for Trinity U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Phone: 210-999-7011

Trinity University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 47 majors graduated from Trinity University. Of these students, 617 received undergraduate degrees and 92 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
Engineering Science 44 NA
Communication & Media Studies 39 NA
Accounting 31 NA
Marketing 30 $39,100
General Biology 30 NA
Romance Languages 30 NA
Computer Information Systems 30 NA
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 27 NA
Economics 26 $47,200
General English Literature 25 NA

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

Online Learning at Trinity U

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 20 students took at least one online class at Trinity University. This is a decrease from the 23 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 20 19
2016-2017 23 23
2015-2016 14 14
2014-2015 14 14
2013-2014 18 18

Learn more about online learning at Trinity University.

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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.


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