Trine University

Private, Four-years School Located in Angola, IN

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How much is the Trine tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Trine's tuition & fees is $35,600.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $52,120 when a student lives on-campus.

Trine Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$35,600
Books & Supplies Costs$1,100
On-campus Room & Board$11,920
On-campus Expenses$3,500
Off-campus Room & Board$8,200
Off-campus Expenses$3,500
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$34,870

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Trine for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $149,793 at Trine. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $213,738. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $116,376.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$36,324$51,968$28,358
Sophomore (2024-25)$37,064$52,933$28,843
Junior (2025-26)$37,818$53,917$29,337
Senior (2026-27)$38,587$54,920$29,839
4 Years Total$149,793$213,738$116,376
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$37,064$52,933$28,843
Sophomore (2025-26)$37,818$53,917$29,337
Junior (2026-27)$38,587$54,920$29,839
Senior (2027-28)$39,373$55,941$30,350
4 Years Total$152,842$217,712$118,369
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$37,818$53,917$29,337
Sophomore (2026-27)$38,587$54,920$29,839
Junior (2027-28)$39,373$55,941$30,350
Senior (2028-29)$40,174$56,982$30,871
4 Years Total$155,952$221,761$120,396
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$38,587$54,920$29,839
Sophomore (2027-28)$39,373$55,941$30,350
Junior (2028-29)$40,174$56,982$30,871
Senior (2029-30)$40,991$58,043$31,400
4 Years Total$159,126$225,887$122,460
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$39,373$55,941$30,350
Sophomore (2028-29)$40,174$56,982$30,871
Junior (2029-30)$40,991$58,043$31,400
Senior (2030-31)$41,826$59,124$31,939
4 Years Total$162,364$230,091$124,559

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Trine' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
Trine University$35,600
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Trine and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Trine UniversityAngola, IN$35,600$48,150
Goshen CollegeGoshen, IN$37,760$17,726
Taylor UniversityUpland, IN$39,104$10,833
Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional StudiesFort Wayne, IN$9,900$7,725

Financial Aid and COA

At Trine University, 2,150 students (56%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $23,139.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Trine is $28,981 for students living on-campus and $25,261 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 622 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,645 and the average amount of student loans is $9,168.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$52,120
COA (off-campus)$48,400
Tuition & Fees$35,600
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,520
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,800
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,981
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,261
Average Financial Aid$23,139
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,15056%$23,139
Pell Grants60116%$4,585
Federal Student Loan1,56841%$6,274
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid62297%-
Grants or Scholarships62297%$24,645
Federal Grants18429%$4,568
Pell Grants18429%$4,568
Other Federal Grants0--
State/Local Grants14222%$6,305
Institutional Grants62297%$21,855
Student Loan Aid45871%$9,168
Federal Student Loans45871%$5,320
Other Student Loans11718%$15,065

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Trine's acceptance rate is 78.52%. A total of 4,167 applicants applied to and 3,272 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 664 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.29%.
To apply to Trine, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 3 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate78.52%78.52%78.52%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.29%22.73%16.99%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Trine University has a total of 4,088 students including 3,819 undergraduate and 269 graduate students. By gender, there are 2,072 male students and 1,952 female students attending Trine. The school offers online degree programs and 460 students enrolled online exclusively (11.25% of all students).
Total4,024 2,0721,952
Undergraduate3,811 2,0151,796
Graduate213 57156

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1 University Ave, Angola, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered53 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered4 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate91.88%
Student Population4,088
Graduation Rate65%
Transfer-out Rate22%
Retention Rate78%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties126 (Full-time), 141 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs373 (Full-time), 209 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$69,868
Average Staff Salary$53,006