Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington University was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1897. The arts and sciences division of the university is an undergraduate college for women, while men are admitted into programs for education and professional studies. Trinity Washington University is situated in Washington, D.C.

Students at Trinity Washington University are offered various undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as opportunities for continuing education. The academic divisions of the university are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Professional Studies

The sports teams of Trinity Washington University are nicknamed the Tigers. They compete in the NCAA Division III in categories like basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis and volleyball.

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Contacting Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington University
125 Michigan Ave NE
Washington , DC 20017-1094
General Phone: (202) 884-9050

Trinity Washington University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching151education, multicultural education, educational administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, ...
Business and Management105business management, non-profit management, accounting, managerial economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, international business, MIS ...
Therapy and Counseling56psychology, social psychology, community health services
Liberal Arts37comparative language, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, economics, international relations, political science, ...
Media15communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science, computer security
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and administration
Science6biology, biochemistry, physical sciences, chemistry
Nursing and Emergency Medicine3registered nursing
Fine Arts3fine arts
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Medicine0public health
Family and Social Work0public administration, public policy analysis

Number of programs and degrees for Trinity Washington University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree13933
Master's degree25330
Associate's degree31
Postbaccalaureate certificate03

Trinity Washington University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Trinity Washington University had a total enrollment of 1,630 students (1,243 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 2%
Women 98%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 60%
Graduate 40%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 60%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 19%
20-21 11%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Washington, DC44%
New York4%
North Carolina1%
New Jersey1%

Trinity Washington University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 40 %

Trinity Washington University Room and Board (2007)

Trinity Washington University offers campus housing for 275 of its 1,243 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Washington, District of Columbia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other District of Columbia Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Trinity Washington University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Trinity Washington University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,357
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,357
Room and board $ 8,450
Room charge $ 3,650
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,800
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
Trinity Washington University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 146000)

Trinity Washington University Faculty

Trinity Washington University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track212
Non-tenured and not on tenure track39

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year4$58,74810$61,696
No academic rankcalendar year1*3$55,928
All faculty totalcalendar year5$56,99813$60,365

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*9$73,567
Associate professoracademic year7$59,90013$57,962
Assistant professoracademic year1*11$49,064
All faculty totalacademic year9$59,88933$59,252

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Trinity Washington University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Independent Northeast Region

Trinity Washington University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Multicultural Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistic/Comparative/Related Language Studies & Services, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Psychology, General
Social Psychology

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checked Student employment services
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checked Option to study abroad
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