Pride is a pretty important thing in life. Pride in what you do, in who you are, and in how you go about shaping the world around you. At Trine University, it’s a special kind of pride—in ourselves and in the experience we provide you—that truly sets us apart. 

The Learning

  • We are consistently ranked among the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review.
  • We’ve been identified as a College of Distinction, which recognizes top schools based on engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant community, and successful outcomes.
  • Our student-to-faculty ratio is just 13 to 1, and an average class size of 16, ensuring small classes in which every student makes a difference.
  • The average GPA for incoming freshmen was 3.5 with close to 60% in the top 25% of their class (31% in the top 10%).
  • The average GPA for the incoming engineering class of 2018 was 3.74.
  • Our engineering, education, and business programs are accredited and recognized nationally as among the best.
  • Our cast metals program was ranked as one of the best undergraduate cast metals programs in North America by the Foundry Education Foundation.
  • Our faculty have earned advanced degrees from places like Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Michigan, the University of Chicago, Notre Dame, NYU, Virginia Tech, and Texas, among others.

The Living

  • Our beautiful, 450-acre campus in Angola, Ind., is as picturesque, modern, and vibrant as any small, private college in the country.
  • In the past decade alone we’ve invested more than $75 million on enhancements and the construction of buildings and facilities dedicated to learning, athletics and student life: $12 million in the last year alone!
  • Completed in 2010, the Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium—used for football, lacrosse, and soccer—is arguably the finest Division III stadium of its kind anywhere in the country.
  • Hershey Hall and Ketner Sports Center offer students indoor recreational facilities, including three gyms, a track, volleyball courts, racquetball courts, tennis courts, and a weight room and fitness center.
  • The recently completed, $13.5 million Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center offers students one of the most modern and distinct student centers in the country.
  • Our spacious student villas and apartments offer some of the finest housing accommodations you’re likely to find at a college or university including Reiners Residence Hall set to open in the fall of 2015.
  • Zollner Golf Course, right on our campus, has hosted PGA events and has been a three-time host of the National Collegiate Golf Championships.  

The Legacy 

  • 97 percent of Trine graduates find employment or are in graduate school within six months of graduation.
  • Our network of more than 25,000 alumni will offer you powerful connections in virtually every field, all over the country, throughout your career.
  • Affordability – not typical for private colleges: 98% of students receive financial aid averaging $23,500 a year
  • A global community at Trine with over 150 international students attending from 16 different countries
  • More than 1,900 respected businesses, companies, and organizations around the world seek out our graduates because of the quality of a Trine education.
  • Our students have been accepted into prestigious graduate programs at institutions such as Stanford, Yale, Notre Dame, Michigan, Virginia Tech and the Air Force Institute of Technology, among others.
  • Last year’s class of education graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Praxis I and Praxis II state exams.
  • Engineering graduates have enjoyed a job placement rate of 95 to 100 percent over the past 10 years, and many are now starting at salaries reaching as high as the $60,000 range.