Trocaire College

360 Choate Ave, Buffalo
NY, 14220-2094
Tel: (716)826-1200
1,444 students
Private not-for-profit

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Trocaire College, a private, two-year career-oriented Catholic College, in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, strives to empower students toward personal enrichment, dignity and self-worth through education in a variety of professions and in the liberal arts.
School Highlights:
Trocaire College serves 1,444 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Trocaire College is one of 7 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
The nearest community college is Erie Community College (4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Trocaire College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,444 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,444 students
1,287 students
Trocaire College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
717 students
832 students
Trocaire College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 727 students
1,021 students
Trocaire College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Trocaire College sch enrollment Trocaire College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Trocaire College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Trocaire College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Trocaire College Black (2006-2012)
% White
83%
66%
Trocaire College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Trocaire College More (2010-2012)
Trocaire College sch ethnicity Trocaire College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.30 0.45
Trocaire College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,720 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,720 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,720 $5,845
Trocaire College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,720 $10,047
Trocaire College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 93%
78%
Trocaire College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Trocaire College was founded in 1958 by the Sisters of Mercy as Sancta Maria College, offering higher educational opportunities to women of the Order. The College gained distinction early on in the field of Nursing and Health Science education. Trocaire College is the only independent private, two-year college in the City of Buffalo. Associate Degree programs are offered in over a dozen areas of study with many Certificate programs also available. In addition, there are numerous Life Long Learning classes providing professional and personal development opportunities. We are distinguished in the fields of Nursing and Health Science education. Additional areas of study include, but are not limited to, Business, Computer Network Administration, Hospitality Management, Massage Therapy, and the Liberal Arts. Our dedicated faculty have the resources to deliver the highest quality education within state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories on the Trocaire campus. As a student, you will have access to more than 100 computer workstations across campus. Program-related labs simulate real-world work environments to give you hands-on experience in your field of study. Trocaire College has developed quality two-year and shorter certificate programs which have long been recognized as providing superior skills in a variety of careers. Most of our graduates go immediately to work, but many benefit from our agreements with area four-year colleges and universities. These agreements allow you to transfer credits earned at Trocaire toward a baccalaureate degree at the four-year institution. Ninety-four percent of our graduates in the last two years found work or study in their field upon graduation.

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Did You Know?
For Erie public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,246 per year for in-state students and $13,196 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,115 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Erie is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Erie community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Erie is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.