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 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty87 staff48 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 students1,571 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 students670 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 $4,109. 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 $10,273. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,171$4,109
Trinidad State Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,127$10,273
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

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,109 per year for in-state students and $10,273 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.