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Trinity College Tuition & Cost

Hartford, Connecticut

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Trinity College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,760
Room and Board $15,900
Other Expenses Budget$1,500

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Trinity College on a full time basis for 2021/2022 is $79,770 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $58,610 for tuition, $15,900 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $2,760 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Trinity College is $58,610, the same as Connecticut residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Trinity College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Trinity College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,349
$30,001 to $48,000$8,608
$48,001 to $75,000$18,675
$75,001 to $110,000$21,469

The average reported annual net price for Trinity College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $26,233 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

52% of full-time undergrad Trinity College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $50,617 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 45% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,735 and 6% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $16,226.

Finanical Aid Trinity College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $50,617 52%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $48,669 51%
Pell Grants $4,925 15%
Other Federal Grants $2,082 14%
State and Local Grants $2,500 2%
Federal Student Loans $4,735 45%
Other Student Loans $16,226 6%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Trinity College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $73,668. The loan balance of $73,668 is a four year multiple of the $18,417 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $703 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $73,668
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $702.87
Total Interest Paid $10,676.88
Sum of All Loan Payments $84,344.88

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $79,770
2 $82,387
3 $85,090
4 $87,882

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Trinity College to be $319,080 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Trinity College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,861 $5,583 $7,444

Estimated cost for a class at Trinity College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Trinity College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Trinity College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130590 IPEDS survey data for Trinity College.