Trinity College (Connecticut)

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Trinity College
motto Pro Ecclesia Et Patria
founding 1823
Sponsorship Private
place Hartford
state Connecticut
country United States
president James F. Jones, Jr.
Students 2200 (2017)

The Trinity College in Hartford , Connecticut , is a private college with about 2,250 students; it is one of the oldest colleges in the United States .


William Burges planned the campus in 1873

Trinity College was founded in 1823 under the name Washington College as the second institution in Connecticut with an episcopal orientation; It was given its current name in 1845. In 1872, the Connecticut State Capitol campus was acquired and moved into in 1878. In the early 20th century, the college expanded its range of courses to include science subjects. In 1968 the board of directors decided to accept students with an African American background, and a year later women were also allowed to study. Since 1995 the campus has been expanded, primarily with a school, a high school and counseling facilities for residents.


Trinity College is headed by a president, assisted by five deans and two vice-presidents. The management is advised by a Board of Fellows and is responsible to the trustees . The college consists of a faculty divided into eight centers and two central institutions.


Trinity College Chapel

Trinity College's campus is approximately 400 acres in downtown Hartford. All facilities of the faculty, the dormitories, administration, the university library as well as sports fields and a hotel for guests are located on it. Guided tours of the campus are offered on working days.

Course offer

Classical courses such as American Studies , French , Physics or Psychology and interdisciplinary subjects such as African American Studies, Mythology or Urban Studies can be studied at Trinity College . There are a total of 38 different subjects. Continuing education can Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts are made.

tuition fee

A basic fee of US $ 21,875 must be paid per semester , plus additional fees, for example for a room in the dormitory and meals; In total, the course costs around US $ 58,000 per year. There are various support options for students to finance their studies, which are offered by the college itself and come from state and federal funds. About 41 percent of all students receive support.

Well-known alumni

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d Facts & Figures , accessed on November 7, 2017 (English).
  2. History , accessed on August 19, 2012 (English).
  3. Key Officers , accessed August 19, 2012.
  4. College Leadership , accessed August 19, 2012.
  5. Centers, Institutes and Resources , accessed August 19, 2012.
  6. Campus Tours ( Memento of the original from July 7, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed on August 19, 2012. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  7. Majors and Minors , accessed August 19, 2012.
  8. Tuition and Fees , accessed on August 19, 2012.
  9. Financial Aid , accessed on August 19, 2012 (English).

Coordinates: 41 ° 44 '50.6 "  N , 72 ° 41' 24"  W.