Trinity, founded in 1869, is a private, church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 113-acre campus is located in San Antonio.

Website: www.trinity.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,428
Undergraduate
Students
(53.5%) 1,298 Women
(46.5%) 1,130 Men
176
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
38% of 7,663 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
610-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
665 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,840
Tuition and Fees
$42,976
Room and Board
$13,464
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$41,719
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$42,036
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
236
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

San Antonio Population
1,382,951
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Antonio
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
22.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students
5.6% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
71.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
44%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One Trinity Place
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Phone
(210) 999-7207
Fax
(210) 999-8164
E-mail
admissions@trinity.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
38% of 7,663 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 4,140 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 3,523 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
687 (23%) of 2,946 admitted students enrolled
Women
366 (23%) of 1,579 admitted students enrolled
Men
321 (23%) of 1,367 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
73% of 71 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
69% of 3,426 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
592
Students Accepting Wait List Position
304
Students Admitted From Wait List
43

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.58
3.75 and Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
610-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
31%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
16%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
665 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
33%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
12%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
55%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 45%
Top quarter: 76%
Top half: 97%
National Merit Scholar
1%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$58,840
Tuition and Fees
$42,976
Room and Board
$13,464
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,400
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@stolaf.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On or about March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003647
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
544 (76.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
317 (61.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
317 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
209 (67.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Award
$41,719
Need-Based Gift
Received by 317 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,399
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 175 (62.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,834
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 98 (36.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
367 (50.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,102

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,482 (59.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,134 (76.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,131 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
488 (45.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$39,603
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,128 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,162
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 704 (68.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,623
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 217 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,216 (49.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,339

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$42,036
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, International Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Mathematics
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
236
Part-Time Faculty
86
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 40% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
813,704
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Educational Leadership and Administration

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


San Antonio Population
1,382,951
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Antonio
Campus Size
117 acres

Weather

Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
20%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
fencing, lacrosse
Men's Club Sports
fencing, lacrosse

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, tiger stand band, alpha phi omega, association of student representatives, acabellas/trinitones, multicultural network
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,428
Women
1,298 (53.5%)
Men
1,130 (46.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,383
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
22.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students.
5.6% from 62 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
176

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
71.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
78.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
80.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
44%
Average Starting Salary
44%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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