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Trinity College

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Trinity College is a small, (2,200 students) liberal arts college located in Hartford, CT.
The campus is one of the oldest in the country, with beautiful, Gothic architecture.

Trinity prides itself on the following three distinctive characteristics:

  • A close relationship between student and faculty. The ratio is, on average, 9:1. The average class size is 18 students, with many smaller than that.
  • Flexibility in curriculum. At Trinity, a student can tailor the classes he/she takes to construct an interdisciplinary major and/or minor. There is no “core curriculum”, although students must take one course in each of five disciplines. At least 50% of the students attend an overseas program during their four years.
  • Proximity to Hartford. The college embraces its urban location, by offering numerous internships, community service opportunities, and other ways to be involved. The students take advantage of many cultural events, as well.

Trinity athletes complete in Division III athletics (with the exception of a world-class Division I squash team). They are part of the New England Small Colleges Athletic Conference (NESCAC).

Trinity Admissions looks for strong students with interesting extracurricular activities. Standardized tests are taken into consideration, and a student can submit either the SAT, the ACT, or 2 SAT subject tests.

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