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Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
Trinity, founded in 1869, is a private, church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 113-acre campus is located in San Antonio.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,334
   Women 1,239 (53.1%)
   Men 1,095 (46.9%)
Graduate Students 168
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 27% of 7,255 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.56 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 630 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 635 average
580-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 29 average
27-31 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 $54,714
  Tuition and Fees $39,560
  Room and Board $12,754
Average Percent of Need Met 97%
Average Freshman Award $37,524
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 231
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
San Antonio Population 1,382,951
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 77% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Tiger
Sororities 31% of women participate
Fraternities 19% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
22.0% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.2% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students 6.7% from 44 countries
First-Year Students Returning 89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 68.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 29.0%