Trine University, a private residential, and engaging college, prepares engineers, business, and health science professionals, teachers, and others to impact the world. Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Assoc. Trine was among top Midwestern baccalaureate colleges in the 2021 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Over $24 million in scholarships are given annually to our undergraduate students which makes these achievements possible. Our top scholarships cover almost up to half of the tuition for international undergraduate students.
Trine University is only a few hours from big cities like; Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis and Toledo. This allows students to easily visit these cities while at the same time they have the comfort of living in small town community.
Trine University is a diverse community with over 600 international students from all around the world. We have many international celebrations, such as the Chinese New Year, Indian Diwali, and Eid Al Fitr. In addition; we have a popular annual International Night celebration.
Top reasons to study here
A commitment to excellence:
1- Our beautiful 450-acre main campus, with more than $155m invested in enhancements since 2000.
2-Our consistent ranking among the Midwest’s best universities by U.S. News &camp; World Report.
3-The success enjoyed by many of our alumni in their chosen fields.
4-Programs like Innovation One that offer students hands-on experience with real-world projects that benefit businesses, the community and the world.
5- Employment: 99.4% of the Class of 2019 was employed or in graduate school within six months
6-Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
7- Average Class Size: 19.8
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about Trine University
For more than 135 years, Trine University has prepared students like you to lead, succeed and serve. You’ll find excellence in academic programs that offer hands-on experience with real-world projects, in expert faculty mentors who will take the time to care about your education and life goals, in state-of-the-art facilities, and in alumni who impact their communities, nation and world. Our high standards are consistently recognized by publications like U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review.
Our story is a powerful one. For more than 130 years, Trine University has been producing graduates who have literally gone out and changed the world for the better through their knowledge, innovation and work. And it’s a story that continues to evolve each day.
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At Trine University, you’ll learn from expert faculty and put your knowledge to work in ways that solve real problems. Your academic experience will include:
- Degree programs among the best in the Midwest according to U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review
- Internships and co-ops with leading organizations and companies
- Valuable opportunities for hands-on projects through programs like Innovation One
- Study abroad experiences and an Honors Program that takes learning to even greater heights
Students work with our team to…
- Determine a major or career path
- Work on a resume, cover letter, portfolio, or other career documents
- Prepare for a career fair or networking
- Search for a job
- Prepare for an interview
- Evaluate their online brand
- Evaluate a job offer
- Plan for graduate school
The Trine Writing Center offers students assistance with writing, as well as help in using computers for research or composition of a paper. The Writing Center is located in Shambaugh Hall 206.
The Office of Academic Support provides study session leaders in a variety of areas. While some courses are set up with study sessions every semester, students may request that a study session be created for any course.
The Trine math faculty offer math help sessions. Students have access to an array of study groups which are formed and run by Trine students. Students are also encouraged to schedule personal appointments with individual faculty members.
Through the office of student success and retention, we provide an extensive network of support services.
For Trine students in need of accessibility services or information about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Section 504 (of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973), please visit our Accessibility and Accommodations page.
Through the office of student success and retention, please fill out this form if you are having issues financially and do not have the ability currently to purchase a textbook.
A little bit of luxury never hurt anyone. And let’s face it, college is hard. So it’s nice to be able to study and relax in comfort. From the newly built Golf Course Apartments to the townhouse-style villas of Campus Village, it’s easy to see why Trine undergraduate students are excited about on-campus living. Our new student apartments make dormitory-style living a thing of the past. And everyone—not just seniors—can enjoy our new facilities.
Start Living in Luxury
Over the past decade alone, we’ve spent more than $155 million on renovations and new facilities across campus, including student housing. With more than 10 options—from the Golf Course Apartments to Moss Street Apartments to Reiners Hall—Trine’s campus housing facilities can be described in one word: exceptional.
The library at Trine University is open 24 hours a day with the swipe of your student ID card.
We have 4 librarian staff members to assist with your needs in finding books, printing and using the library computers.
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Health and Wellness
It′s the goal of Trine’s health and wellness programs to enhance our student’s overall well being and to empower students to reach their maximum potential. The student health and wellness clinic can provide comprehensive health services to meet the medical and psychological needs of our students.
Tobacco Free Campus
January 1, 2011, marked the date when Trine went tobacco free. This is a campus-wide initiative that is designed to produce a higher quality of life for students, faculty and the campus community as a whole.
During their college years, students often experience growth and change. At times, college can be frustrating, stressful and psychological distress can occur. Trine has three Licensed Clinicians available to meet the needs of students. Our Clinicians can provide confidential, short term personal counseling to all students enrolled at Trine free of charge.
Trine’s health center is located at Quest Hall. Appointments can be made with our certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant who can assess and diagnose health care problems, perform physical examinations, treat both minor and acute illnesses, as well as chronic health problems. Our medical providers can also prescribe medication and consult with external providers as needed.
Many online resources exist for student use. Listed are several links to sites and phone numbers that explore issues students may encounter.
At Trine University you’ll find activities and organizations that cultivate your interests in a community where you will be known and your dreams will be embraced by everyone around you. Our active campus community includes:
- Residence halls and apartment-style campus housing that feel more like a vacation resort than a dorm
- An award-winning dining commons along with other campus meal options
- A championship golf course that’s hosted PGA events and NCAA national championships
- More than 60 clubs and student organizations, including five sororities and eight fraternities
- Student activities and athletics offering weekly opportunities to come together with the Trine community
- Personalized support including health and wellness, accessibility services and campus safety
Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Inc. Athletic and Recreation Center
The Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Inc. Athletic and Recreation Center (commonly referred to as the ARC) is a multipurpose sports complex with an indoor 200-meter track, tennis courts, baseball/softball cages, indoor soccer, lacrosse and more.
Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium
Football, lacrosse and soccer programs is where you can find our student athletes performing at Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium. With a capacity of more than 5,000 fans, the stadium is complete with four suites, press box, control room, a spacious hospitality box for supporters, and its open–air Thunder deck.
Named in honor of Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, Hershey Hall is home to men’s and women’s volleyball and features a main volleyball court that seats 4,500. The facility also includes two auxiliary gymnasiums, racquetball courts, a free-weight room and a fitness center and is directly connected to the ARC.
The 3,500-seat MTI Center features three basketball courts, a six-lane bowling alley, fitness center, esports arena, banquet room, offices, training room and the Trine University Athletic Hall of Fame. It also includes the golf pro shop for Zollner Golf Course. Learn more about the MTI Center.
Passion and Enthusiasm
On our campus, saying “there’s nothing to do” simply doesn’t fly. And one big reason for that is the abundance of student-led clubs and organizations from which you’ll have to choose. Build a house with Habitat for Humanity, be influential in Student Government, or even slide around in Ski & Adventure Club—both snow and water.
- Trine University
- Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- By Indiana law, Trine is an “approved postsecondary educational institution” under Indiana code 1C 21-7-13-6. (Indiana Commission for Higher Education, www.che.in.gov).
- ABET (chemical, civil, computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering.
- FEF (cast metals) – Trine #3 school in the country.
- NCATE (teacher education)
- ACBCP (business)
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