Student Loans for Trinity University Students

About Trinity University

student loansTrinity University is considered one of the nation’s top private universities. Trinity was founded in 1869 and is spread over 117 acres on a hillside that overlooks San Antonio, Texas (home to the Alamo, the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, The River Walk, and many more cultural attractions). Trinity has earned national recognition for its exceptional curriculum, and was ranked #1 in the Regional Universities West Rankings section in US News & World Report’s 2012 edition of Best Colleges. Notably, Trinity offers 41 undergraduate degrees and 5 graduate programs for its students. Furthermore, students may participate in a wide array of extra-curricular activities, including Loon-E Hip-Hop Dance Crew and the Entrepreneurship Club, allowing them to develop leadership skills, volunteer for community service, and to raise environmental awareness.

Trinity University Financial Aid Package

financial aidThere are two forms of funding available at Trinity University: merit scholarships and need-based financial aid. Both of these options offer multiple ways for a student to receive financial assistance. It is important that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is submitted on time to determine eligibility for federal and state financial aid, which can be done online at fafsa.ed.gov. For the 2012-2013 academic year, a new and more convenient system has been developed in order to retrieve tax information from the IRS data bank, which is used to auto-fill the tax section in the FAFSA.

Private Student Loans and Trinity University Financial Aid

If the financial aid package offered by Trinity is still not enough to meet all of the necessary costs, then it might be time to consider applying for a private student loan. Students should only turn to these loans as a last resort, as they are a bigger financial liability and can take much longer to pay off. Make use of the Student Loan Comparison Tool available here to compare the over-all cost of any private student loan, keeping in mind its interest rate and repayment plan.

Pay for Trinity University*

Total Avg. Cost $42,326
Tuition $30,015
Room & Board $10,311
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 92%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $4,025
Federal $5,643
%Receiving Loans 41%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $9,411
%Receiving Other Loans 27%

Get into Trinity University

Admission Rate 63%
Total Enrollment 2,768
Men 46%
Women 54%
Graduation Rate 78%
Application Fee $0

Contact Trinity University

Address
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200(210) 999-7011
Financial Aid Office URL
http://web.trinity.edu/x5854.xml
Admissions Office URL
http://web.trinity.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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