Though the college (and the world) have experienced huge advancements since our founding in 1823, our commitment to liberal education remains steadfast.

As Trinity continues to evolve, we carry forward meaningful traditions and remain committed to helping our students discover their strengths, develop their potential, and prepare for a life that is both personally satisfying and valuable to others.

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History

Explore Trinity’s evolution, from its founding in 1823 with fewer than 100 students to today’s 2,000+ student population on our sprawling 100-acre urban campus.

1823

Trinity is founded as Washington College, the second college in the state of Connecticut.