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 private 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 activescholars 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.
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 prepares 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 trine.edu/dpt.
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.