Trine University

Angola, IN

Trine University

Angola, IN

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We were STEM before it was cool.

Get a top education in Engineering and the Sciences at Trine University.

Since 1902, Trine University in Angola, Indiana, has trained students to be leaders in Engineering and the Sciences. Holding nearly 1,000 patents, our alumni lead telecommunications and manufacturing firms, work for NASA, have advised presidents on energy, and have helped build interstates and theme parks. Trine Engineering students take top awards in national competitions. Our graduates go on to fulfilling careers thanks to work-ready skills and practical experiences provided through ABET-accredited degree programs in Engineering and majors in Computing, the Sciences, and other diverse fields. Trine offers a vibrant campus atmosphere that gives you the opportunity to build lifelong friendships. And our generous financial aid helps ensure you won’t leave with a lot of debt.

Caring, committed faculty ensure a world-class education
At Trine, our focus is on teaching instead of research, and our small class sizes ensure you will receive personal attention. Trine faculty have worked as professionals and many have the top degrees in their fields, ensuring you’re receiving the best education possible. Because of this, U.S. News & World Report annually lists Trine among the finest comprehensive colleges and universities in the Midwest and includes the University among its “best values.”

Trine students graduate and get great jobs
More than 90% of Trine students complete internships, co-ops, and other practical experiences to prepare for their careers. And when they’re not participating in these opportunities, our students are taking classes that include hands-on projects that benefit real-world clients and accessing state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. As a result, over the past seven years, nearly 100% of Trine graduates have been employed or in graduate school within six months of commencement.* Many graduates even earn salaries above the national average for their fields.

Based on 2013­–2019 Trine University Graduation Class Knowledge Rate of 88.0%, with 1,981 of 2,250 main campus undergraduates responding, compared to 2018 Graduation Class National Knowledge Rate of 64.8% of 529,299 total recorded

Live and study on a beautifully transformed campus
Trine offers apartment-style housing, built within the last 15 years, with private suites and bathrooms as well as recreation areas and lounges. The T. Furth Center for Performing Arts is a cultural hub for the region, offering concerts by well-known performing artists and university groups. Trine also offers 36 varsity sports, with 27 competing in NCAA Division III, plus many intramural activities. Our newest athletic facilities not only provide a home for teams such as hockey and eSports but unique recreational opportunities for students like bowling and open skating. Campus is only 40 minutes from Indiana’s second-largest city, with easy access to major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Detroit, and Indianapolis via the interstate.

Points of Pride

• Nearly 40 undergraduate degree programs
• Nearly 100% of Trine graduates employed or in graduate school within six months of commencement over the last seven years
• Enrollment more than doubled since 2013
• 15:1 student-faculty ratio
• 98% of students receiving some form of financial aid
• More than $33,000 in financial aid awarded per student on average
• $156 million invested in campus improvements since 2000

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