Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect St
Trinidad, CO 81082-0000
Tel: (719)846-5011
School Highlights
  • Trinidad State Junior College serves 1,783 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Trinidad State Junior College is the only community colleges within Las Animas County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is Pueblo Community College (75.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Trinidad State Junior College(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty87 staff40 staff
Trinidad State Junior College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,783 has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,783 students1,643 students
Trinidad State Junior College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:136:1
Trinidad State Junior College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students882 students742 students
Trinidad State Junior College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students901 students901 students
Trinidad State Junior College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Trinidad State Junior College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Trinidad State Junior College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Trinidad State Junior College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Trinidad State Junior College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Trinidad State Junior College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Trinidad State Junior College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Trinidad State Junior College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Trinidad State Junior College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Trinidad State Junior College Non Resident (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
Trinidad State Junior College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.55
Trinidad State Junior College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Trinidad State Junior College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$33,100
Trinidad State Junior College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,171 is more than the state average of $3,657. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,127 is less than the state average of $10,359. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,171$3,657
Trinidad State Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,127$10,359
Trinidad State Junior College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%89%
Trinidad State Junior College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,000$13,000
Trinidad State Junior College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,139
Trinidad State Junior College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,816 students | 75.60 Mi900 West Orman Avenue
    Pueblo CO  81004
  • 1,434 students | 76.60 Mi1802 Colorado Ave
    La Junta CO  81050
  • 1,793 students | 85.30 Mi1157 County Road 110
    Ranchos De Taos NM  87557
  • 13,947 students | 110.80 Mi5675 S Academy Blvd
    Colorado Springs CO  80906
  • 330 students | 113.60 Mi1815 Jet Wing Drive
    Colorado Springs CO  80916
Recent Articles
June 21, 2018
Learn about programs offered by community colleges that allow students to earn a two-year degree and then go on to earn a bachelor’s degree either online or at a nearby university.
June 21, 2018
Explore a trend seen this year, where enrollment rates are stabilizing or even falling at many community colleges around the country.
June 21, 2018
After transferring to a four-year institution, how do community college students fare? Learn about the reports and studies that shed light on community college student performance at the university level.
Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,657 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.