Net Price Calculator

We know that cost is an important factor in your college search. As you make your choice about where to pursue your academic goals, let us help make those goals a reality by alleviating some of the financial stress associated with college. We believe there is great value in the education you will receive, so we work hard to make it affordable for you to attend Trinity College.

The Net Price Calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information to prospective first-time freshman undergraduate students who will be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at Trinity College.


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Test Scores and GPA

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Estimated Family Contribution (EFC)

If you have already filed the 2020-21 FAFSA, and know your EFC, enter that number here. Or, click here to calculate your estimated family contribution (EFC) for the field below.

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2020-21 Net Price Calculator Estimate

Thank you for completing the Net Price Calculator. Below is a summary of your estimated aid and net costs to attend Trinity College. Keep in mind, these figures are estimates, and your actual financial aid award may vary from this estimate.

2019-20 Academic Year Costs

Estimated Direct Costs

Tuition (12-18 hours per semester)

Mandatory Fees

Board (block 240 meal plan)

Room (freshman housing)

Total Estimated Direct Costs

2020-21 Academic Year Estimated Gift Aid

Estimated Award Amount

Estimated Pell Grant

Estimated Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Estimated State of IL MAP Grant

Estimated Institutional Academic Aid

Estimated Additional Trinity Scholarships

Total Estimated Gift Aid

Estimated Net Price

Indirect Costs: For us to determine your financial need, we are allowed to include the following expenses in your cost of attendance. These expenses are not charged to your Trinity student account, however, they are expenses you should consider. These figures are estimates and can vary significantly for every student.

2019-20 Indirect Costs

Estimated Indirect Costs

Estimated Books and Supplies

Estimated Transportation

Estimated Personal Expenses

Estimated Off-Campus Living Expenses

Total Estimated Indirect Costs

Additional Information

In the current academic year, 100% of our full-time, first -year undergraduate students received assistance through scholarships and grants. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at in order to be considered for federal and/or state assistance (including grants, loans and work-study). While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the Net Price Calculator, please keep in mind that this estimate does not represent a final determination, or actual award of financial assistance.

Please visit for more information regarding the various scholarships that we offer at Trinity College.

Freshman dependent students may qualify for a Federal Direct Student Loan up to $5,500 per year, and a possible Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan to cover any remaining estimated costs. Freshman independent students may qualify for a Federal Direct Student Loan up to $9,500 per year. More information regarding the Federal Direct loan programs may be viewed on

Loan Type

Amount Available

Federal Direct Student Loan

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Federal Direct Loans Total

Visit for information regarding our monthly payment plan. Please contact our admissions team with any questions!

All grant and loan values are estimates only, and not a guarantee of a financial aid award. Eligibility for federal and state financial aid types must be established through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and by meeting all eligibility requirements. Your actual financial aid award may vary from this estimate.

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