Trinity University offers innovative, challenging
academic programs that empower our students with the knowledge and insight required
to be successful, no matter what their goals may be. Located in vibrant and culturally
rich San Antonio, the University is student-driven, faculty-inspired,
and community-connected. Trinity students benefit from:
for red brick buildings, native live oaks, beautiful grounds, and sparkling
fountains, Trinity encompasses 117 acres on a hillside overlooking downtown San Antonio. Students are guaranteed housing in one of our 16 suite-style residence halls.
Professors teach in modern classrooms and labs, and lecture and cultural venues
include Laurie Auditorium and the Stieren Theater.
2,703 students come from 45 states and 57 countries.
High School GPA: 3.5
I, mid-50 percent:
Reading: 590– 690
610 – 690
mid-50 percent: 27 - 31
- 74 percent of
first-years ranked in the top 20 percent of their high school class.
- Students of color: 23
percent; foreign students: 6 percent.
learn from 243 full-time faculty members, 97 percent of whom hold
doctoral or terminal degrees. The student/faculty ratio is 10:1.
offers 38 majors and 50 minors. Degrees offered:
- Bachelor of Music
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Science
- Master's degrees in teaching, school
administration, or school psychology
- Master of Science in Accounting
- Master of Science in Health Care
Approximately 43 percent of Trinity students have studied in more than 35 different countries
and on every continent but Antarctica.
students are known for working hard while having fun. They have countless
opportunities on campus to make friends, exercise talents, take leadership
roles, and serve others. Student life outside the classroom includes:
130 service, political, social, spiritual, academic and cultural student
music ensembles to play or sing in
varsity sports, 7 club sports, twenty intramural sports and an outdoor
guest lectures each year including Nobel Prize winning economists and political
leaders from around the world
main-stage and between five and ten student drama productions annually
student publications, one television station, and one radio station
variety of faith-based student organizations offering spiritual support
sororities and fraternities
tuition and fees are $29,262. About 83 percent
of Trinity students receive financial aid.
percent of the true cost of a student’s education is subsidized by
endowments and giving from alumni and friends.
Library has more than one million volumes and in 2007 won the
Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and
Research Libraries (ACRL). Students take full advantage of the facility’s instructional media services and
digital and print resources, which are bundled into an innovative Information
Commons. Additionally, the in-house Java City coffee house and
comfortable conversation and informal meeting areas allows students to think of
the Coates Library as “Trinity’s living room.”
Trinity sponsors 18 varsity sports – nine each for men and
women. Student-athletes regularly earn Academic All-America honors and
receive NCAA postgraduate scholarships. Recent accomplishments:
- Capturing 130 conference titles and 11 of the last 15 SCAC
President’s Trophies, awarded annually to the school with the best overall
- Winning four NCAA Division III National Championships since the
spring of 2000: men's and women's tennis, women's basketball,
and men's soccer.
five NCAA Championships in track & field since the spring of 2004: women's
outdoor high jump (2004, 2005, 2006), women's indoor high jump (2005), and
men's indoor pentathlon (2009)
- Tiger football team has advanced to the playoffs in 10 of
past 12 seasons
- Our volleyball team has been to the playoffs for 17
campus is located in a residential neighborhood five minutes from both a metropolitan downtown in America’s 7th largest city and from San Antonio International Airport.
Founded in 1869 by Presbyterians, today Trinity is
governed by an independent Board of Trustees. Students at this private,
residential, co-educational university come from diverse backgrounds and
find here an environment that celebrates both individuality and community.
accredited member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Athletic
teams compete in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) and the NCAA Division III.