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Trine University
Angola, IN
Trine University (formerly Tri-State University), founded in 1884, is a private, comprehensive university. Its 400-acre campus is located in Angola, 65 miles east of South Bend.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,372
   Women 1,452 (43.1%)
   Men 1,920 (56.9%)
Graduate Students 358
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 2,890 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.45
SAT Math 544 average
490-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 512 average
450-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $46,110
  Tuition and Fees $30,960
  Room and Board $10,350
Average Percent of Need Met 81%
Average Freshman Award $27,981
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 89
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Angola Population 8,649
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 91% of freshmen, 69% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Thunder (Thor)
Sororities 23.5% of women participate
Fraternities 23% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
8.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.8% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students 6.5% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning 76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 45.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 99%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 13.0%