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Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut, United States
At Trinity, we believe in independent thinking. We stand for it and we teach it. So you can pursue engineering and minor in art. You can chase a career in politics and also cultivate a love of biology. We’ll help you pursue whatever path piques your interest. And though your time here will require hard work, the effort will be well worthwhile.

Master's Programmes

Humanities (2)
Social Sciences (2)



Founded in the spring of 1823 as Washington College (the name was changed in 1845), Trinity was only the second college in Connecticut.  Although its earliest heritage was Episcopalian, its principal founder and first president having been the Rt. Rev. Thomas Brownell, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut.


At Trinity, you’ll chart an independent course. Between our 41 majors, 27 minors, and more than 900 courses, you can follow the route that sparks your interest.


Various forms of research skills characterize different disciplines, but all disciplines seek to foster techniques of research and investigation, analysis and problem-solving, that provide the basis for discovery and validation in their fields.


Once you’ve explored your options, chosen your major, and decided on a direction, it will be time to get down to the business of actually finding an internship or job. Throughout this process, we’ll be here to support you. Our Trinity CareerLink database is filled with academic internships, non-academic internships, and full-time jobs. Plus, the employers who post to this platform are specifically looking for Trinity students — so when you apply for a job listed here, you’ll have a distinct advantage in the market.

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Student services

Dean of Students Christopher Card, Associate Dean Ann Reuman, and Associate Dean Robert Lukaskiewicz advise students on academic matters, provide general counseling about personal matters not requiring the services of a clinician, assist students with their transitions to college, and handle student discipline.

Housing services

Trinity College strives to ensure that students with disabilities will have the same opportunities to thrive academically and personally in their Trinity experience.  Trinity is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to students who are substantially limited by a diagnosed disability.

Library services

The Information Services division is housed in the Raether LITC and includes College and Watkinson Libraries as well as Information Technology Services. As the central research facility of the College, the Raether LITC is a place where students and faculty, collaborating with library and technology staff, come together for the serious work of scholarship.

Medical services

The student Health Center coordinates your medical care and health insurance when you are here on campus. Staff provide primary care for illnesses and prevention services in addition to health education programs.

Student Life

Campus life

The dozen or so community and cultural houses on campus are each an example of  student-led (and often student-created) spaces where all students are welcome. Students come to gather about a common interest but leave with an appreciation for different experiences. The definition of community goes well beyond the borders of our campus.  Every year, hundreds of students are active in community service and civic engagement projects around the city of Hartford, the country, and the world.

Sports facilities

The Recreation Office is located in Trinity Commons office 120 & 121.  Students, staff and faculty are welcome to come down to the office to see what recreation opportunities are available. Recreation has many facets including intramural sports, club sports, fitness & well-being, outdoor education and informal recreation.

Student clubs

Student involvement is an integral part of the Trinity College experience. The Office of Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership (S.A.I.L.) has oversight of more than 140 student-run organizations on campus.


Trinity College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Student Reviews

I was expecting more
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

It does not have a welcoming environment for international students, despite attempts from the international students office

academics vs. social life
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Small elite liberal arts college. very rich and homogenous. Academics are good, but social life is draining

Great academic experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Excellent university & MSc

Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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