As a descriptive word, "academics" doesn't do much in the way of expressing what learning at Trine is really like. Here, knowledge is lived. Our students and faculty put their knowledge to work in ways that solve real problems facing real communities across the region, and around the world. At Trine you'll see that learning is never some static thing. It's what challenges and inspires us all at once.

An Exceptional Reputation

Year after year, our undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs are recognized by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. And our programs in engineering, education, business, and science are acclaimed nationally.

A World of Opportunities

Learning at Trine takes all kinds of forms. You'll go beyond classrooms and labs and have daily opportunities to breathe life into the knowledge and skills you're developing. Well-respected faculty bring their workplace and educational experience into the classroom to combine theory with hands-on learning. They'll challenge you with rigorous academics but offer support and personal attention, which is possible in small classes that have a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. They will mentor you and focus on classroom collaboration.

A Legacy of Success

With more than 25,000 alumni getting it done at the highest levels around the world, Trine knows a thing or two about success. Approximately 91 percent of our graduates are either in graduate school or employed in a position related to their major within six months of graduation, with a 95 percent placement rate for our engineering graduates. And last year our education majors achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their state exams.


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An online platform is available to all Trine University students to showcase their accomplishments in and out of the classroom through a service called Merit. The setup is simple: Trine University publishes your accomplishments (like making the dean’s list, joining a choir or receiving a scholarship) to your own personal Merit page. As new achievements, in the form of badges, are awarded, you are notified via email.

Once you claim your page, you can choose to share your accomplishments through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and a variety of other platforms and a link can be included on your resume as it provides a verified list of achievements that were awarded during your college career. Merit also creates personalized press releases that are sent to local newspapers and websites across the country promoting achievements in students’ home areas.

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