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Trinity Named 61st Best University in the Nation

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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University cited by College Consensus for extraordinary study and research resources

by Kale Ridge '21

Trinity University has been recognized in College Consensus’ list of the top 500 universities in the nation. Finishing at No. 61, Trinity University finds itself accompanied on the list by institutions such as the College of the Holy Cross and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as University of Texas at Austin who placed exactly 10 spots behind Trinity in College Consensus’ list of Best Colleges and Universities. 

These comprehensive standings serve as a tool for prospective students to compare their top college choices regardless of size, location, form, or classification alongside other schools in the U.S. This ranking of the best colleges and universities is designed to help prospective students recognize what universities have to bring to the table comparatively and make the most informed decision possible utilizing expert and student opinion. 

College Consensus ranks U.S. colleges and universities by combining data from the most respected college ranking publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Wallethub, and others, and the most reliable student reviews sites like Cappex, Niche, and Student Review to create the Publisher Rating and the Student Review Rating, respectively. The overall College Consensus score is calculated by averaging both ratings and disregards aspects such as size, location, or classification. Trinity averaged a Publisher Rating of 77.4 and a Student Review Rating of 74.2, giving it a combined score of 75.8. By comparison, The University of Texas at Austin scored 74.5. 

Trinity University is known for its challenging and supportive academic environment, personalized attention from outstanding faculty, large school resources, post-graduate preparation, and vibrant campus life. Trinity encourages students to discover, grow, and become.

Kale Ridge is the writing intern for the Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing and a rising junior pursuing a history major. He can be reached via email at kridge [at]