About Trinity

Is Trinity for you? If you value very small class sizes, close connections with faculty and fellow students, and a challenging yet supportive academic environment with broad undergraduate research opportunities, it probably is. With 2,353 talented undergraduate and graduate students, the University is known for its stimulating, resourceful, and collaborative environment—in the classroom, on campus, and around the world.

Student Profile

2,353

2013 Enrollment

73%

First Years in
Top 20% of Class

9:1

Student/
Faculty Ratio

3.52

Avg. High School
GPA

Academics

247

Faculty

43

Majors

97%

Faculty
hold PhDs

144

Year old
Institution

Campus Life

Over 100,000

annual hours spent giving back to the community

117

Acre Campus

74%

Students
Live on Campus

San Antonio

9th

Fastest-Growing
City in the U.S.

5

Historical
Spanish Missions

15

Miles of Riverwalk
Connect Cultural & Historical Sites

Taco Taco

BEST Tacos
in America

The Liberal Arts Experience

At Trinity, we’re redefining the liberal arts experience for the 21st century by preparing our students to thrive in a world that values critical thinking, incisive decision making, and extraordinary communication skills. Trinity students today will have the opportunity to move between jobs and careers, and assume leadership positions at every level.

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Embracing Our Heritage, Looking Forward Since 1869

Founded on the vision of a few Texas pioneers who believed in the transformational powers of higher education, today Trinity serves students from around the world, and empowers them with the tools of “a University of the highest order.”

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Internationally Recognized Faculty and Leadership

Trinity University is one of the nation's top private undergraduate institutions and is led by Dennis A. Ahlburg, Ph.D., who became the University's 18th president in January 2010. The University employs 255 full-time faculty members, 97 percent of whom hold doctoral or terminal degrees.

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A Place of Wide Open Spaces

The Trinity campus sits atop a hill in the heart of San Antonio, the 7th largest city in the U.S. With 15 museums, a rich cultural heritage, and a vibrant downtown centered along our famed River Walk, San Antonio is the big city that feels like a small town.

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An Extraordinary Place to Learn and Explore

Trinity's campus has everything students need, including extraordinary resources for study and research, an exceptional library, a state of the art athletic and recreational center, terrific residence halls, and wireless access across campus.

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