Trinity College

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Located in Hartford, Connecticut, Trinity College was founded in 1823 and is the 2nd oldest college in the state, behind Yale University. Its is a privately owned and operated liberal arts college that has a total annual enrollment of roughly 2,300 students. Trinity offers 38 undergraduate major and 26 minors, has over 267 faculty and staff and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Trinity College is often called one of the “Little Ivies” implying it shares similarities of distinction with Ivy League universities, such as Yale.

General Information

Admission Office

300 Summit Street

Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 297-2180

Fax: (860) 297-2287

Contact: Larry Dow

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

300 Summit Street

Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 297-2000

Total undergrads: 2,388

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 589

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,263

Graduate enrollment: 178


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 42%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 91%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Gay/Lesbian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Education – General B


Biomedical Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Italian B
Japanese B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels 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.

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