Trinity Washington University

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School Overview

Trinity Washington University (locally referred to as “Trinity”) is a four-year university located in Washington, D.C. It is a Roman Catholic institution that was founded in 1897 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, a group of religious sisters who were dedicated to providing education opportunities to the poor and needy. The institution is located in close proximity to other Catholic institutions including the Dominican House of Studies and the Catholic University of America. Trinity was, and continues to be, a liberal arts women’s college, notwithstanding its status as a university. It does however accept men into its School of Professional Studies and School of education.

General Information

Admission Office

125 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20017

(202) 884-9400

(800) 492-6882

Fax: (202) 884-9229



Contact: Kelly Gosnell

Director of Admissions
Main Address

125 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20017

(202) 884-9000

www.trinitydc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,127

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 61%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Languages and cultural studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Public Health B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology 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.

Trinity Washington University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (202) 884-9050
Website: www.trinitydc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.trinitydc.edu/admissions/
Address: 125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017-1094
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,782
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,755 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $24,150
Out-of-state Tuition: $24,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $15,146

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Trinity Washington University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Trinity Washington University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Education 138
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 124
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 32517

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Trinity Washington University 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $24,150
Out-of-state $24,150
Books and supplies $1,040

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,040
Out-of-state $14,040

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 256 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 256 99% $15,146
Student loan aid 143 55% $5,284

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,337 87% $14,854
Federal student loans 1,026 67% $6,985

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Trinity Washington University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Trinity Washington University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 778 3 775
Percent admitted 100% 100% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 29% 67% 28%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Trinity Washington University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,782
Undergraduate enrollment 1,390
Graduate enrollment 392

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

Trinity Washington University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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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