Trinity At a Glance

Trinity is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1823. We’re famous for our breathtaking Hartford campus, rigorous academics, student-driven campus culture, and our forward-thinking urban-global programs. Get the facts about Trinity below, then come for a campus visit to see us in action.

Our Students

  • 2,086 full-time undergraduates

  • 78 graduate students

  • 53% men, 47% women

  • 20% students of color

  • From 44 states and 62 countries

Our Campus + Our City

  • Our 100-acre historic campus includes the recently restored Long Walk buildings, the oldest example of Collegiate Gothic architecture in America.

  • More than 90% of undergraduates live on campus in fully networked residence halls, apartments, and theme houses.

  • Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, is our extended campus, offering professional internship placements and meaningful academic and service engagement within a diverse community. 

  • Trinity is located two hours from both Boston and New York City


  • Student/faculty ratio of 10:1

  • Nine semester study away programs developed by Trinity faculty in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, New York, Paris,  Rome, Shanghai, Trinidad, and Vienna

  • More than 50% of undergraduates study abroad or away

  • All classes taught by Trinity faculty, not graduate students

Sports + Athletics

  • Over 40% of undergraduates compete as intercollegiate athletes (varsity or club sports).

  • Ferris Athletic Center houses a swimming pool, fitness center, basketball courts, crew tanks, international-size squash courts, and indoor track

  • 19 acres of playing fields, a 6,500-seat football stadium, 400-meter track, and all-weather tennis courts

  • Over 15 intramural sports including yoga, flag football, softball, and basketball

Arts + Performance

  • Austin Arts Center is home to a 315-seat proscenium-style theater and a “black box” performance space.

  • Cinestudio, Hartford’s premier art-house movie theater, is right on the Trinity campus and students receive discounted tickets.

  • Two campus art galleries: Widener Gallery and Broad Street Gallery

  • Studio art facilities for painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and printmaking

  • Four theater and dance studios and a performance lab equipped for small-scale productions

  • The Mill, a student-run theme house dedicated to arts and performance

Alumni + Careers

  • 65% of alumni hold an advanced degree within 10 years of graduation.

  • Recent graduates include Fulbright and Watson scholars and MacArthur Fellows.

  • Over half of Trinity alumni pursue careers in the fields of education, law, management, health and science, and finance.

Data as of February 2015
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