Trinity delivers a high-impact unique educational experience made affordable to students and families at every economic level. Trinity's $1.7 billion endowment places us among the top 40 institutions nationally for endowment per student. The strong fiscal health of Trinity enables us to offer generous merit scholarships and robust financial aid opportunities.

Eric Maloof, Vice President for Enrollment Management


of Trinity students graduate with no debt

thanks to generous scholarship and aid packages

Academic Merit Scholarships

A top-quality Trinity education is an invaluable investment with benefits that last a lifetime. As undergraduates apply to the University, they are automatically considered for our full range of merit scholarships.

Trinity has partial and full tuition merit scholarships available for students displaying exceptional academic success.

  Explore Merit Aid Options


Cost of Attendance

At Trinity University, the Cost of Attendance reflects the costs associated with enrollment at Trinity in a given year, including tuition, fees, living expenses, books and supplies, and personal and transportation costs.

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Applying for Aid

The application process and deadlines depend on the type of aid you’re seeking along with the scholarship itself. As you are browsing aid options, eligibility criteria and application details are included with each scholarship opportunity.

Applying for Aid Requirements and Eligibility


2023-2024 CSS Profile
available October 1


Trinity’s CSS Profile code


2023-2024 FAFSA
available October 1


Trinity’s FAFSA code


Estimate Your Aid Eligibility

Use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator to estimate financial assistance and help determine the University's affordability. Estimates are based on the previous year’s costs and do not include supplemental scholarships that require application, nor do they take into account special circumstances.

Net Price Calculator


Ensuring Access to Education

Financial Aid comes in various forms at Trinity. Review your options and eligibility to receive aid as an entering or continuing student.



Trinity has a variety of scholarships available to entering and continuing students. If you’re an entering international, transfer, or continuing student, this is your one-stop-shop.

Explore All Scholarships



Grants are gift aid based on demonstrated financial need and are funded from federal, state, and institutional sources. Entering and continuing students are eligible for grants.

Learn About Grants



A loan is money that is borrowed and must be paid back with interest. Entering and continuing students are eligible. We recommend you exhaust all other options for aid before pursuing loans, and borrow only what you need.

Learn About Loans


Student Employment

Part-time employment programs, including Federal Work Study, help students meet indirect costs such as personal expenses. Students may work 8-10 hours on campus or for certain off-campus non-profit organizations.

Learn About Work Study