Science & Engineering Profile

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Engineering & Technology Programs
• Aeronautical Engineering (minor)
• Biomedical Engineering
• Bioprocess Engineering (minor)
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Design Engineering Technology
• Electrical Engineering
• Energy Engineering (minor)
• Entrepreneurship (minor)
• Environmental Engineering (minor)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Metallurgical Engineering (minor)
• Plastics (minor)
• Robotics (minor)
• Software Engineering
• Structural Engineering (minor)

Trine’s programs in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Software, and Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (

Science & Math Programs
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Science and Information Technology
• Forensic Science
• Mathematics
• Psychology

Pre-medical Professional Track

Pre-physical Therapy Professional Track

Pre-physician Assistant Studies Track 

Trine University
At A Glance
Location: Athletic, residential, and dining establishments are in close proximity to Trine’s beautifully transformed 450-acre campus. Trine is only 40 minutes from Indiana’s second-largest city and has easy access to major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Detroit, and Indianapolis via the interstate.

Enrollment: 5,184 students

Student-faculty ratio: 16:1

Academic divisions:
• Allen School of Engineering and Technology
• College of Graduate and Professional Studies
• Franks School of Education
• Jannen School of Arts and Sciences
• Ketner School of Business
• Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences

Placement rate: Trine students are national leaders in finding work in their majors after graduation, and starting salaries are above average for many. More than 99% of graduates find work or enroll in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Internships: Many students participate in at least one off-campus internship and gain valuable work experience, professional skills, and perspective in their chosen fields. Trine students have completed internships with companies such as Abbott Labs, AOL Inc., BAE/Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola, DuPont, GE Aviation, NASA, Naval Facilities Engineering, Sprint, and Swales Aerospace.

Athletics: Trine offers 32 varsity sports, with 25 competing in NCAA Division III. Many students participate in intramural sports, and Trine’s own Zollner Golf Course, an 18-hole course that served as the site of the 2012 NCAA Division III women’s championships, is available to all students.

Scholarships and financial assistance: Trine awarded more than $31 million in institutional aid to students in 2017–2018. Ninety-four percent of students receive some kind of merit- or need-based financial assistance. U.S. News & World Report (2018) listed Trine among the finest comprehensive colleges and universities in the Midwest for the 15th consecutive year.

Trine University in Angola, Indiana, is a private coeducationaluniversity that grants bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at eight locations across Indiana and Michigan for traditional-aged students and adult learners. Trine provides practical engineering, education, business, health sciences, and liberal arts and sciences programs that focus on work-ready skills and leadership experience. Trine is nationally recognized for itsprograms in science and engineering. With a student-faculty ratio of15:1, students benefit from personalattention and mentoring from Trine’sfaculty members, who have real-life experience.

Students expand their horizons
in and out of the classroom through activities from clubs, athletics, and intramural sports to internships, research opportunities, and study abroad programs. More than 99% of students find employment or are in graduate school within six months of graduation.

At Trine, the fastest-growing pri
vate college in Indiana, growth andchange continue on campus. The Jimand Joan Bock Center for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering is hometo Trine’s Innovation One (i1), an incubator for technology and business to help spur economic development in the region, and laboratories stockedwith state-of-the-art equipment to support i1 and the Allen School of Engineering and Technology. The Reiners Residence Hall and its new second phase feature unites with private baths, air conditioning, and a common living space and kitchen. The Thunder Ice Arena is home to Trine’s new hockey teams, and the new MTI Center, home to Trine’s basketball teams, includes a fitness center, eSports arena, and six-lane bowling alley.

The T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, which houses Trine’s Music program, provides a prominent place for
the arts in the lives of residents and students.

A theater, health center, bookstore, Whitney Commons dining hall, and
Trine’s WEAX radio station keep the atmosphere lively at the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center. Student apartment buildings offer private suites and baths; recreation areas and lounges feature fireplaces and big-screen TVs. Campus-wide technologyupgrades include an expanded fiber-optic network within a wireless environment and shared multimedia access for teaching in “smart” classrooms. The Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Inc. Athletic and Recreation Center boasts a 200-meter indoor track and tennis courts. Shive Field features artificial turf for football and lacrosse,while practice fields and sidewalkscomplete Thunder Sports Park. Trineopened the 2015 football season inthe Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium,with lights for night games and a capacity for 5,000 fans.

Allen School of Engineering and Technology
Trine’s Engineering program underscores the essential skills for finding innovative solutions to complexproblems. Trine’s ABET-accreditedprograms prepare students for rewarding careers in engineering byfocusing on the technical, intellectual, and interpersonal skills neededfor successful leaders in science and technology. Plus, the program is excellent preparation for a student’s registration as a professional engineer.

Trine’s Engineering faculty are active
scholars who hold advanced degreesfrom institutions such as Princeton, Notre Dame, Michigan State, Virginia Polytechnic, and MIT. These instructors embrace the opportunity to helpstudents thrive in small classes by working beside them and getting toknow them as individuals.

Most students complete internships
and research projects, gaining hands-on experience and job skills. As a result, Trine’s Engineering graduates enjoy some of the highest pre-graduationplacement rates and entry-level salaries in the nation. More than 98% of Trine’s 2017 Engineering graduatesfound jobs in their fields or were enrolled in graduate school within sixmonths of graduation.

Innovative programs
Trine’s rich history in engineeringand technology extends to its strongMath and Science departments in the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences. Trine’s American Criminal Justice Association chapter annually garners national awards.

Accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Business Schools and Programs, Trine’s Ketner School of Business also offers unique courses of study,including a Golf Management major through its 18-hole Zollner Golf Course. Newly reopened in 2015, Ford Hall is now home to state-of-the-artupdated classrooms and learning labs.Designed for the 21st-century businessprofessional, this $6 million renovated building is the new home to the Ketner School of Business.

The Franks School of Education pre
pares bachelor’s degree candidates for careers in elementary, secondary, and special education through programsaccredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.Franks School graduates have had a 100% job placement rate over the past five years.

Trine recently added the Rinker-
Ross School of Health Sciences, which offers Exercise Science, Pre-physician Assistant, and Pre-physical Therapy programs. For information about graduate options, visit

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies, with eight education centers in Indiana and Michigan, grants associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. CGPS offers online classes along with seated classes geared toward working adults’ schedules.