Trinidad State Junior College

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 to Trinidad State Junior College is Pueblo Community College (75.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Trinidad State Junior College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Trinidad State Junior College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Trinidad State Junior College diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,783 students1,643 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:136:1
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# Full-Time Students882 students742 students
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# Part-Time Students901 students901 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Trinidad State Junior College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CO.
Total Dormitory Capacity
-330
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
34%
17%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
52%
64%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.610.55
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College Completion Rate
40%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$33,100
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,127$10,359
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Trinidad State Junior College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$6,000$11,730
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Trinidad State Junior College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,139
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Trinidad State Junior College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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