Closest International Airports
Bradley International Airport (Hartford), New York City, and Boston
#44 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
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Engineering, Computer Science, Social Sciences, Political Science, Psychology, Economics
Next Genius Scholars on Campus
Trinity College was established in 1823 as a private liberal arts and sciences college in Hartford, Connecticut. Students at Trinity live in a tight-knit, residential community on a 100-acre campus while benefiting from our location in an urban center and state capital. The city of Hartford has it all - students can attend countless concerts and theatre performances, explore art and history museums, and participate in numerous internship opportunities. Hartford is also known as world's insurance capital, serving as headquarters for many of the world’s largest insurance companies.
Trinity College has over 40 majors to choose from, from Engineering and Computer Science to Political Science. Trinity’s Human Rights program was the first offered by a liberal arts college in the United States. Students are not required to declare a major until their second year. Hartford provides Trinity students with over 200 experiential learning and internship opportunities. The legislative internship program provides opportunities for students to intern with state and local government in Hartford. There are several tech/engineering companies in Connecticut for engineering and science enthusiasts. All courses at Trinity are taught by professors in small classes, with an average class size of 18 students. To quote a current student: “The professors are approachable and go out of their way to mentor the students.”
Trinity is the first liberal arts college to form a landmark relationship with India’s top IT firm - Infosys. Infosys and Trinity are bridging liberal arts with the tech industry, creating unique internship and learning opportunities for Trinity students. Our community values diverse perspectives and bold experimentation, with students coming from over 80 different countries. Trinity’s alumni maintain strong connections with their alma mater. Most importantly, they facilitate countless connections with students for jobs and internships. Over the decades, Trinity has produced numerous entrepreneurs, court justices, politicians, writers, and musicians.
At Trinity, 40 percent of students participate in varsity or club athletics, and 52 percent participate in study-away programs. On campus, there are more than 150 clubs and cultural affinity groups. International students can find numerous ways to get involved, often helping to improve student life through the International Student Advisory Board. Trinity has a nationally-ranked squash team, with students always eager to fill the stands and cheer on the team. Cinestudio is our on-campus movie theatre that also serves the Hartford community with special film screenings and the annual Trinity Film Festival. The Chapel is the center of spiritual life on our secular campus where a variety of faiths are practiced and represented.
On-campus housing is set up in groupings of “Nests,” a robust support network designed to foster community building and mentorship. The variety of housing options for students increases each year they are at Trinity. The residential Bantam Network nurtures holistic learning, promotes student retention, and ensures quality programs and resources for the students living on campus.