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#T-126, overall score 44.92/100

Fun Fact:

Among the student clubs at Trinity are the Boxing Club, the Rugby Club, and the Concussion Awareness & Support Organization.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Hartford, Conn.
  • Region: New England
  • Campus type: Small city
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 2,259
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 250
  • Jewish population share: 11%
  • Student origin: 20% in-state / 80% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Trinity Tripod
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Bantams

COST & AID Score: 5/15

  • Score: 5/15
  • Tuition: $54,770
  • Room & board costs: $14,200
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $39,366
  • Average loan debt: $29,506
  • Starting median salary: $55,600
  • Scholarship for Jewish students: The Ethel and Max Schader Memorial Scholarship

ACADEMICS Score: 10/20

  • Score: 10/20
  • Acceptance rate: 34%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 9.2:1
  • Median SAT range: 1210-1370
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Hebrew major: Minor

ISRAEL Score: 11/20

  • Score: 11/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 5
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never proposed

SAFETY Score: 5.33/11

  • Score: 5.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 1
  • Campus crime rate: 19.57/1,000 students (high)
  • City crime rate: 52.94/1,000 people (high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 13.58/34

  • Score: 13.58/34
  • Hillel: Trinity College Hillel
  • Chabad: No
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: No
  • Jewish sororities: No
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan? Yes
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 3 (1 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alum: Rachel Platten

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