Trinity Celebrates U.S. News and Other Rankings

Best College U.S.NewsU.S.News & World Report’s 2014 “Best Colleges” list ranked Trinity 28th among the 367 Regional Colleges—Midwest. The U.S. News list considers several criteria, including peer assessment, graduation and freshmen retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, and alumni giving.

Trinity also ranked 8th in Campus Ethnic Diversity: Regional Colleges—Midwest. This ranking speaks to the College’s continued commitment to develop a multi-racial, multi-national, and multi-denominational student body.

Trinity stands among other institutions in the Regional Colleges category that offer a wide range of degree programs in the liberal arts and in fields such as business, education, and nursing.

Other recent rankings include:

  • A rank of 48 among the nation’s top colleges in the 2013 Baccalaureate College Ranking from Washington Monthly.
  • 2013 Best Bang for the Buck Ranking from Washington Monthly’s  list of 48 baccalaureate colleges in America that do the best job of helping students of modest means attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.
  • No. 2 rank in value among Illinois colleges and No. 103 (out of 1,288) in Best Nationwide Colleges for the Money, according to
  • A place on the Victory Media 2014 Military Friendly Schools list.