Trinity University Overview
Trinity University is a private not-for-profit institution located in San Antonio, Texas. The city atmosphere of San Antonio makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Trinity University Known For?
- Trinity U has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
- Students at Trinity U have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Trinity U.
- In 2017-2018, 75% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Trinity U makes roughly $54,900 a year. This is 35% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- The average Trinity U student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Trinity University Rankings
We have ranked Trinity U as #123 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Trinity U also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Trinity U has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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|#145||Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Trinity U.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Trinity U has earned from around the web.
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|#126||Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Trinity University?
Contact details for Trinity U are given below.
|Address:||One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200|
How Do I Get Into Trinity U?
You can apply to Trinity U online at: https://new.trinity.edu/apply-now
Admission Requirements for Trinity U
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Trinity U?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 36%, and the acceptance rate for women is 32%.
Average Test Scores
About 69% 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 630 and 710. Math scores were between 620 and 710.
Can I Afford Trinity University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
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 33% of students took out student loans averaging $9,384 a year. That adds up to $37,536 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Trinity U is 1.8%. 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.
Trinity University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 173 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,457 full-time undergraduates at Trinity U, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Trinity University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||103|
|Hispanic or Latino||522|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Trinity University. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 51 countries are represented at Trinity U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Ecuador, and Mexico.
Online Learning at Trinity University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Trinity U has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 126th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Trinity U
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Trinity University was 188.5%. This is the #292 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Trinity U regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Trinity University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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