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Trinity University is a private institution that was founded in 1897. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 26 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Trinity University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $20,150 (2011-12).
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Trinity University is a comprehensive university offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life. Trinity's core mission values and characteristics emphasize: Commitment to the Education of Women in a particular way through the design and pedagogy of the historic undergraduate women's college, and by advancing principles of equity, justice and honor in the education of women and men in all other programs; Foundation for Learning in the Liberal Arts through the curriculum design in all undergraduate degree programs and through emphasis on the knowledge, skills and values of liberal learning in all graduate and professional programs; Integration of Liberal Learning with Professional Preparation through applied and experiential learning opportunities in all programs; Grounding in the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and the Catholic tradition, welcoming persons of all faiths, in order to achieve the larger purposes of learning in the human search for meaning and fulfillment. Liberal learning at Trinity is enriched and enlarged by the resources of the nation's capital, from internships in Congressional offices or scientific laboratories to research at the Library of Congress to participation in classes at any of the major area universities through the Consortium of Universities. The new (2003) Center for Women and Girls in Sports, the largest such facility in the country, is dedicated to women and girls in sports, includes a basketball arena, walking track, swimming pool and spa, fitness center, athletic field, and tennis courts.
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Trinity University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is December 1. The application fee at Trinity University is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 50.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||50.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Trinity University is 12:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.0 percent.
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Trinity University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Trinity University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Trinity University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Trinity University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$20,150 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data