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Trinity Washington University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Trinity Washington University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 Washington University Ranked?

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 Washington University was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is psychology.

Overall Quality

Trinity College landed the #1,509 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Trinity College is also ranked #8 out of 9 schools in District of Columbia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Trinity College?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 92%, some consider Trinity College to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Learn more about Trinity Washington University admissions.

Trinity Washington University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Trinity College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 Washington University is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Trinity Washington University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Trinity Washington University this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 20% for first-time, full-time students at Trinity College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  20 out of 100

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Trinity Washington University Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,390 undergraduates at Trinity College with 1,006 being full-time and 384 being part-time.

Trinity College 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 13.29 out of 100, Trinity College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  13.29 out of 100
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How Much Does Trinity Washington University Cost?

The overall average net price of Trinity College is $15,414. 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 College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,055 $14,957 $15,507 $18,046 $24,649

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 College, 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 College, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $5,284 a year. That adds up to $21,136 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Trinity College is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Trinity College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Trinity College make around $38,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Trinity Washington University make the most money.

Location of Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Washington, District of Columbia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Trinity Washington University

Contact details for Trinity College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 125 Michigan Ave Ne, Washington, DC 20017-1094
Phone: 202-884-9050

Trinity Washington University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Trinity Washington University. Of these students, 304 received undergraduate degrees and 149 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
Child Development & Psychology 58 $35,300
Nursing 44 $67,700
Health Sciences & Services 38 NA
Business Administration & Management 31 $42,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $35,300
Liberal Arts General Studies 16 NA
General Psychology 15 $32,300
General Education 12 NA
Communication & Media Studies 8 NA
Sociology 6 NA

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

Online Learning at Trinity College

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, 27 students took at least one online class at Trinity Washington University. This is a decrease from the 69 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 27 0
2016-2017 69 0
2015-2016 118 0
2014-2015 29 0
2013-2014 31 1

Learn more about online learning at Trinity Washington University.

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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