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About TC

Trocaire College is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Buffalo, New York. TC was founded in 1958 and enrolls 1,369 undergrads and no graduate students.

As of 2021, the total market value of TC's endowment was $7.299 million For each full-time student, TC spends about $8,390. There are 11 undergraduate students for every full-time TC professor.

2021 TC Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 50%
Tuition $18,340

TC Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at TC

Trocaire College does not offer early decision or early action.

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TC Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into TC. Around 50% of applicants get into TC each year. Out of 759 applications received in 2021, 382 students were offered admission.

TC Waitlist

TC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Trocaire College?

TC is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to TC, applicants must submit the following items.

TC Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 1.87
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

TC Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to TC.

Does TC Require Test Scores?

TC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at TCTC does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

TC students are active in the school's Student Governance Association, TroGreen and Diversity Club. Welcome Back Picnic, Holiday Luncheon, and and T.G.I.O. (Thank God It's Over) are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at TC.

Financial Aid at TC

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is TC a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at TC

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for TC Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does TC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is TC a good school for you?

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Where is Trocaire College Located?

TC is located in the urban setting of Buffalo, New York.

If you want to see TC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Buffalo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo-Niagara International.

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

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College Info

360 Choate Avenue Buffalo, NY 14220-2094

Campus Setting: Urban

TC Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to TC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to TC is Continuous processing.

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