Founded in 1884 as Tri-State Normal College by the residents of Angola, Indiana, Trine University today serves about 5,000 students on a beautifully transformed 450-acre Angola campus, its Center for Health Sciences in Fort Wayne, and online. Trine’s Allen School of Engineering and Computing, founded in the early 20th century, is recognized today as one of the finest undergraduate schools of engineering in the country. Today Trine offers nearly 40 career-focused undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering and health sciences. The university also offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs tailored to working adults through TrineOnline, and graduate health sciences programs at the Center for Health Sciences. Students are drawn to Trine by the success of its graduates, with more than 99 percent over the past seven years employed or in graduate school within six months of commencement. Trine graduates are prepared for careers through hands-on experience with real-world projects through internships and co-ops, and personal guidance from caring, expert faculty. The university is consistently ranked among the Midwest’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report and other organizations. Trine’s vibrant campus is home to 36 competitive athletic teams, including 27 that compete in NCAA Division III. Known as the Thunder since 1990, Trine’s teams regularly contend for conference titles, with several teams recently participating in national tournaments.
Trine University Mission Statement: Trine University promotes intellectual and personal development through professionally focused and formative learning opportunities, preparing students to succeed, lead and serve.