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Trinity Washington University

Washington, DC 4-Year Private
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About D.C.

Trinity Washington University Overview

Trinity Washington University is a private, religious school in the urban setting of Washington, DC. D.C. was founded in 1897 and the school enrolls around 1,444 students a year, including 1,444 undergrads. D.C. ensures on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is March 1.

Student Activities at D.C.

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of D.C.'s theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? D.C. students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

D.C. does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? D.C. has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at D.C. on the Student Life page.

2022 D.C. Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $25,360
Percent of Need Met 65%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $15,793

Is D.C. a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what D.C. offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at D.C.

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook D.C. Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 95% of graduates from D.C. recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with D.C. directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

D.C.'s Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

D.C.'s endowment was valued at $1.7 billion in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at D.C.

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

D.C. meets 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend D.C. full-time are awarded $15,793 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $29,875 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at D.C..

Based on this information, is D.C. the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is D.C. a good school for you?

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Where is D.C.?

D.C. is located in the urban setting of Washington, DC.

If you would like to see D.C. for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Washington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reagan National.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what D.C. and Washington are like without leaving home.

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College Info

125 Michigan Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20017-1094

Campus Setting: Urban

D.C. Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to D.C. is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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D.C. Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at D.C. is like? There are approximately 1,444 students enrolled at D.C.. 71% percent of students attend school full-time.


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