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Reviews 725 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Most people end up at the same couple of apartment complexes, but there are options, and I've never heard any severely negative reviews.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: San Antonio is the 9th biggest city in the United States. Yeah, there's more Mexican food here than anything else, but you will definitely be able to find a good representative of whatever you happen to like.

College Junior

Administration: I really haven't had much interaction with administration.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: I don't feel like I've ever received enough for what I bring to the school, but hey, it's college. They do this to everyone.

College Junior

Party Scene: I really don't party, ever. People seem to enjoy the ones they go to, but I just don't care.

2 College Junior

Campus Food: Limited options. Everything is unhealthy. They run out of food during peak hours. It's expensive. There's no alternative. Taco taco is decent doe.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Yes yes, we all hate that we have to live on campus for three years, and on top of that, are forced to purchase a meal plan for food that really sucks. The dorms are really great though, and getting to class is fairly convenient.

4 College Senior

Majors: I intend to enter the Masters of Arts in Teaching program which includes a student-teaching internship for 2/3 of the school year. It's intensive and a lot of work, but it has the best reputation for making educators out of students. For other majors, it isn't that difficult to find internships. Professors are great resources for networking.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: The less you have in your savings, the more aid you're likely to get. I never feel like I get enough, but that isn't my school's fault. Trinity gives A LOT of financial aid; I've never met anyone here who pays full price.

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: I wish there were more student discounts, but there is at least one restaurant for almost every nationality in San Antonio, so there are a ton of options to choose from. You just have to know where to go.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: The preventative measures put in place can only go so far. There are always going to be people who make poor decisions that will affect the rest of their lives. Sexual assault has been a pretty hot topic on campus for most of my time here at Trinity, like it has a lot of colleges and universities. I feel very safe on campus, but I don't go to parties where I would have little control over what I would be drinking. I think that's part of the problem people who don't feel safe face.

3 College Senior

Athletics: There isn't that much school spirit for sports, but there are always fans in the stands for big home games. Since Trinity is Division III, athletes don't get paid to play here, so they're very dedicated athletes to work as hard as they do and not get anything out of it except the love of their sports. Soccer is probably the most widely loved sport here, since we have a lot of talented international students on the girls' and boys' teams.

4 College Senior

Local Area: San Antonio is a culturally rich city, so there is a lot of history here, so in addition to the countless shops and restaurants found in every direction, there is a lot to learn from our surroundings here.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek life is prominent enough so you know who is in what sorority/fraternity. Members of Greek life interact with mostly other members of Greek life, but they still get along well with the rest of people on campus. It's not a big deal to not be a part of Greek life.

5 College Senior

Campus Housing: The food could be better, but dorm life is wonderful. Everyone gets along well - and if they don't, it isn't hard to rearrange living situations. I love living with students I go to classes with.

4 College Senior

Administration: Administration is strict about things that matter most. It makes decisions based on what it values most in education.

1 College Junior

Overall Experience: Biggest regret of my life. This dumb, expensive school tricks you in every possible way, whether it be by locking you in to a 3 year on campus living requirement, feeding you TERRIBLE food, or having the most evil dean imaginable, you're screwed in every direction. The social aspect is the worst. Everyone is incredibly weird, no one wants to date, and you basically have to be on an athletics team or greek life to have friends.

WOULD NOT RECOMMEND.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Sure you might get a job, but where you happy with yourself after what you had to do to get that job?

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1 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Honestly, you won't date, people just hookup, and everyone is ugly.

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1 College Junior

Campus Food: Great way to slowly kill yourself

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2 College Junior

Party Scene: Pathetic. Honestly, every single one of the fraternities and sororities is pathetic in their own way, so parties are no different. Just social gatherings for awkward, weird people

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1 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: WOULDN'T KNOW because I'm stuck poisoning my organs for three years of my life at Mabee, which, trust me, is never as good as it looks when tour days come around. Yet another lie that Trinity tries to pull on prospective students.

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1 College Junior

Campus Housing: TERRIBLE. Living on campus is HELL. If they would just change the three year on campus requirement then MAYBE people would actually enjoy their time here.

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1 College Junior

Local Area: San Antonio is terrible unless you're a mexican or love mexicans. Sure it's a big city, but it's nothing special and there are very few attractive people.

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3 College Junior

Majors: Pretty diverse range and many people double major or minor

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Most students that come to Trinity find a niche and have a wonderful four years at the University. The experience can be as exciting or as mundane as you make it, but no matter what you do outside the classroom, the academic standards never fall. You will find that there is a lot of work to do, but the education you get makes it all worthwhile. It is really important to put yourself out there to benefit from the Trinity community, because they offer so many opportunities for you to find your niche. 

Students on every campus are going to find something to complain about. At Trinity, it’s the common complaints that make everyone laugh and complain some more, but no one ever actually takes measures to change things. Why? Because when it comes down to it, the people that come to Trinity enjoy the four or five years that they spend here and wind up happy that they worked hard and gave up sleep for an educational experience that prepares them for the future. No graduate will make the mistake of thinking that at Trinity they received a greater understanding of the diversity of culture that exists all over the world, even though they might have to study that in an undergraduate classroom. However, they will know that they received a first-rate education and the memories that came from four years of being a part of a university that gave them the opportunity to learn as much as they had the creativity to pursue.

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