Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC 20017-1094


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,068
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 300 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Trinity Washington University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 812 applications and 719 students were granted admission. Trinity Washington University is at the #87 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Trinity Washington University's tuition was $22,840 for all students regardless of residency (14.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Trinity Washington University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 81% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,642 (which is 5.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Trinity Washington University in 2016-2017, was 160, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,788 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Trinity Washington University has enrolled a total of 2,068 students (1,177 students full-time and 891 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,068 students, 159 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 6% men and 94% women and 1,563 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 505 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 65%

Hispanic: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%

White: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Trinity Washington University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 61% 357
Health Professions And Related Programs 21% 124
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 8% 48
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 11
Social Sciences 1% 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0% 2
Psychology 0% 2
History 0% 2
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 0
Mathematics And Statistics 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Trinity Washington University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Trinity Washington University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,300. Last year, out of the total 382 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 336 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 416 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 362 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,300 $36,600
Employment Rate 88% 87%
Total Graduates 382 416

Campus Location

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