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Trinidad State Junior College

General Information

Name: Trinidad State Junior College
Address: 600 Prospect St, Trinidad, CO 81082

  • General information: (719) 846-5011
  • Financial aid office: (719) 846-5553
  • Admissions office: (719) 846-5621

Type of Institution: Public, 2-year
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,698$1,698$1,406
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,062$4,556$5,350
Off Campus
Room and board$8,091$8,091$7,641
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
On Campus$13,402$12,778$12,439
Off Campus$16,431$16,313$14,730
Off Campus with Family$8,340$8,222$6,954
On Campus$16,162$14,914$18,428
Off Campus$19,191$18,449$20,719
Off Campus with Family$11,100$10,358$12,943

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 91%
  • Federal grants: 67%
  • State/local grants: 58%
  • Institutional grants: 45%
  • Student loans: 25%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$3211
  • State/local grants:$1860
  • Institutional grants:$1492
  • Student loans:$3214


Total enrollment: 1831
First-time student retention: 57%
Overall graduation rate: 33%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 47%
    • Part Time: 53%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 42%
    • Women: 58%

White non-hispanic: 51%
Black non-hispanic: 2%
Hispanic: 43%
Asian/pacific islander: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 2%
Other: 0%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1962 -  None

Degrees offered

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
 Aquaculture - Associate
 Farm/Farm and Ranch Management - Certificate

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry - Associate, Certificate

Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services
 Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects - Associate

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other - Certificate

Construction Trades
 Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other - Certificate
 Construction Trades, General - Associate

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
 Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology - Associate, Certificate
 Engineering Technology, General - Associate, Certificate
 Manufacturing Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
 Child Care and Support Services Management - Associate, Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) - Associate, Certificate
 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training - Certificate
 Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage - Certificate
 Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant - Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - Associate

Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 Gunsmithing/Gunsmith - Associate, Certificate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist - Certificate
 Barbering/Barber - Certificate
 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General - Certificate

Security and Protective Services
 Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - Associate, Certificate

Visual and Performing Arts
 Graphic Design - Associate

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