School Profile

Trinity University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

San Antonio, TX

$46,776

Avg tuition

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About Trinity University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Presbyterian Church (USA)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Trinity University is a small private university located on an urban campus in San Antonio, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,527, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 34%. The university offers 63 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 80%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $46,776.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

34% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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92% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

80% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 29-33

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1280-1468

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

1%

Online student enrollment

9:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

56%

Hispanic

22%

Asian

8%

Two or more races

5%

Black

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

21% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

19

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 11% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $46,776 $46,776
Graduate $23,597 $23,597

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $13,892
On-campus other expenses $1,400
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,340
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $1,400
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $8,304

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $63,068 $63,068
Off-campus without family $60,516 $60,516
Off-campus with family $56,080 $56,080

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

26%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

21%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $8,057
State Grant Aid $3,863
Institution Grant Aid $32,034
Pell Grant Aid $4,864

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division III with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Indoor
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

7

Education

BA

MA

DOC