Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Trinidad State Junior College serves 1,404 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,404 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,171
  • Out-state tuition: $7,127
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Trinidad State Junior College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 166 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Trinidad State Junior College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
166 staff
80 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Trinidad State Junior College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Trinidad State Junior College diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,404 students
2,187 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
687 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Students
717 students
1,500 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
114 students
443 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
687 students
528 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
97 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
717 students
952 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
307 students
346 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
41%
22%
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% Black
3%
5%
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% White
41%
56%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.63
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
56%
56%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.68%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,400
$33,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,171 is less than the state average of $4,455. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,127 is less than the state average of $10,707. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,171
$4,455
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,127
$10,707
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Trinidad State Junior College cost?
Trinidad State Junior College's tuition is approximately $4,171 for In-State students and $7,127 for Out-State students.
What is Trinidad State Junior College's ranking?
Trinidad State Junior College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Colorado for: Least expensive tuition and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,404 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,171
  • Out-state tuition: $7,127
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,455 per year for in-state students and $10,707 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,261 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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