Trine University provides a high-quality education at a price you can afford by keeping tuition low and offering great financial-aid packages awarding 98% of our students  with more than $24 million in scholarships and grants.

You want the best value—high-quality education at a price you can afford. Trine University works hard to excel at both. Our hands-on learning and personal attention from dedicated professors provide the professional preparation you need to launch a successful career. 

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Trine graduates are sought by business, industry and government. Employers recognize the high quality of a Trine education. 

  • 99.7 percent of our graduates find jobs or are in graduate school within six months of graduation.
  • Our graduates’ starting salaries exceed the national average in every category.
  • 25,000 alumni are succeeding at places like GE Aviation, Honda, Cummins, Rockwell, BAE Systems, Chesapeake Energy, and Caterpillar, among many others.
  • Our students accepted into graduate programs at institutions such as Stanford, Yale, Michigan, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, the Air Force Institute of Technology, and more.
  • Trine professors combine exceptional teaching and professional work experience in their fields to give students a strong intellectual foundation and work-ready skills.



Students at Trine generally graduate in four years, making it a more cost-effective education than attending larger universities where students commonly spend five years earning an undergraduate degree. In addition:

  • In-state and out-of-state tuition costs the same at Trine University.
  • Our financial aid packages (from scholarships, grants, loans, and campus employment) average $24,800.
  • Scholarships range from $500 to full tuition annually.
  • Applying to Trine is FREE, so it won’t cost anything to enter the admission and financial aid process to determine your actual cost of attendance.
  • Our goal is to graduate students in four years, unlike many other colleges and public universities where it takes at least five years.
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked Trine as one of the best colleges in the Midwest for students graduating with the least amount of debt.
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