Trinidad State Junior College

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School Overview

Trinidad State Junior College is a two-year community college with campuses in Trinidad and Alamosa, Colorado. Founded in 1949, Trinidad now enrolls more than 1,800 students every year.

Trinidad students can choose from nearly fifty academic and vocational fields of study. In addition to traditional arts and sciences programs, the school offers an eclectic mix of programs, including nursing, aquaculture, welding, cosmetology and gunsmithing. The gunsmithing program is one of the top three in the nation.

Trinidad’s sports mascot is the Trojan. The Trinidad Trojans compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Women’s sports include soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball and golf. Men can participate in basketball, baseball, golf and soccer.

General Information

Admission Office

600 Prospect Street

Trinidad, CO 81082

(719) 846-5622

(800) 621-8752

Fax: (719) 846-5620



Contact: Sandra Veltri

Vice President of Student and Academic Affairs
Main Address

600 Prospect Street

Trinidad, CO 81082

(719) 846-5011

www.trinidadstate.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,692

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing program.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Farm/Ranch Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Office Clerical Services C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Word Processing A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C

Education

Education – General A
Physical Education A
Social Studies Teacher Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Occupational Safety A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Massage Therapy A,C
Nursing Assistance C

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Gunsmithing A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Fishing/Fisheries A,C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Barbering C
Cosmetology A,C
Hair Styling/Design C
Manicure/Nails C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Criminology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Trinidad State Junior College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(719) 846-5011
Website:www.trinidadstate.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://grails.cccs.edu/onlineApplication/login/auth?school=TSJC
Address:600 Prospect Street, Trinidad, CO 81082
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,654
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,279 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,723
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,648
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,947

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Trinidad State Junior College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Trinidad State Junior College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences42
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades32
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
Health Professions and Related Programs54
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians53
Personal and Culinary Services6
Precision Production11
Psychology11
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total3725

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Trinidad State Junior College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Grand total14

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Trinidad State Junior College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,723
Out-of-state$7,648
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid16088%
Grant or scholarship aid15385%$6,947
Student loan aid4424%$4,868

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid84851%$6,379
Federal student loans23514%$5,898

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Trinidad State Junior College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Trinidad State Junior College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Trinidad State Junior College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,654
Undergraduate enrollment1,654
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Trinidad State Junior College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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