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Trinity University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$45,174 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,568 tuition
$11,306 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$45,174 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,568 tuition
$11,306 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,907 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
19% get federal aid ($6,719 avg)
23% get state aid ($3,846 avg)
92% get institn'l aid ($15,907 avg)
45% get loans ($9,929 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.93% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.93% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,219 92%
Federal Grant Aid $6,719 19%
Pell Grants $4,138 19%
Other Federal Grants $3,267 15%
Institution Grant Aid $15,907 92%
State Grant Aid $3,846 23%
Student Loans $9,929 45%
Federal Loans $5,986 44%
Other Loans $7,929 23%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$4,000 - $16,000 Y
$11,000 R
$4,000 - $16,000 Y
$2,000 Y
$2,000 Y
$2,000 Y
$4,000 - $16,000 Y
$4,000 - $16,000 Y
$2,000 - $10,000 Y
$500 - $2,500 Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: April 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Trinity University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
(210) 999-7011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,357
Out of State $1,357


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Cody from Hilltop Lakes, TX
  • May-26-2012 I am a current student here

    Like the athletics department and education, Trinity also boasts a big price tag. While the dorms have been ranked the best in the country by Cosmopolitan magazine, the food is good, and the education has been ranked number one in the West of all liberal arts universities, Trinity's cost of attendance is high even compared to other private schools. To help, Trinity offers generous financial aid to students in need.

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  • Daniel from Alvarado, TX
  • May-20-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A lot of kids come here for the scholarships. They're not disappointed. Trinity is consistently listed on those Best Value College lists, so that's something.

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