Motivating and Empowering Young Women to Success!

In the College of Arts and Sciences, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become a leader in the field of your choice!


  • Engaging classes where women are respected, your voice and ideas are welcome – and faculty know your name.
  • Internships in Washington, D.C., from the U.S. Capitol and newsrooms to hospitals and research labs, that give you real-world experiences – a competitive edge in today’s job market.
  • A choice of academic majors designed to prepare you for career success in fields like nursing, business, criminal justice, communications, biology, psychology, political science and more!
  • A great location in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, where you’ll find fun neighborhoods, cool places to eat, free museums and fantastic concerts.


Biochemistry is the science of life, and the relationship of living beings with the environment.
Through the study of living systems from the tiniest cell to enormous ecosystems, a biology degree from Trinity prepares you for your choice of careers.
Business Administration (B.A.)
An interdisciplinary approach to understanding sustainability, diversity, and consumerism in todays world
Learn how chemistry connects the physical, life, and applied sciences, as it shapes the world around us.
Shape the world around you by shaping the messages that people hear -- in your own community or around the globe -- and promote democracy, good leadership, and social justice.
Community Education
Prepare yourself for a satisfying career in community-based organizations that engage a variety of educational services to our youth.
Criminal Justice (Weekday)
Learn both academic and real-world perspectives on crime: its causation, prevention, and control -- while pursuing a rewarding career in the criminal justice system.
Early Childhood Education
Believe in the possibilities for all young children and in your role as an early childhood education teacher in realizing and expanding these possibilities.
Education Programs
Become a teacher and make a positive impact on young students lives – Trinity’s education programs prepare you to become certified as an educator in many different settings, each offering the opportunity to show children all the possibilities that exist for them.
Elementary Education
Help shape the future of your community and your world as an elementary teacher.
With the ability to read attentively and write curiously, clearly, and confidently, a good English graduate can win an argument without ever raising her voice.
Forensic Science
Gain a solid foundation in both the biology and the chemistry necessary for many forensic investigations along with applications relevant to crime labs.
Global Affairs
Gain the skills required to engage, lead, and serve on the global stage.
Health Services B.A.
Trinity's Health Services degree prepares future health care leaders to confidently navigate the health care system and enact positive change.
Pursue your dream career and take advantage of access to world-class research facilities and collections, such as the Library of Congress and the National Archives.
Human Relations
Study and understand human behavior from both a psychological and a sociological perspective -- and take that knowledge to a career anywhere you dream.
International Affairs
Turn your curiosity about the world and commitment to the cause of social justice into a lifetime career
Journalism and Media Studies
Prepare to face the challenge of keeping up with the latest trends, technologies, and industry debates as you learn the skills for today’s media workplaces.
Gain the ability to translate and represent real-world problems in mathematical language and notation, and turn that into a lifelong career!
Nursing, B.S.N. (Pre-Licensure)
Our students focus initially on liberal arts courses that provide a framework for their chosen major in nursing.
Occupational Therapy Assistant (O.T.A.-B.)
Occupational therapy helps people across the lifespan engage in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
Political Science
study politics and government while actively participating in the political process, and develop much-needed dedication and leadership qualities that can help form a more just society.
Psychology (Weekday)
Prepare for a career of discovery and challenging stereotypes in mental health and human services fields through a solid foundation in research, theory, and practical skills.
Through an understanding of social constructs and cultural biases and norms, Trinity's sociology degree empowers you to make positive changes in your community and the world at large.

Scholarships Up to $15,000 Each Year

We make college affordable and streamline financial aid with Trinity’s Leadership Scholarship: up to $15,000 every year for new students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s undergraduate college for women. The scholarship renews each year with satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student at Trinity.

The scholarship is applied to your Trinity tuition, already the lowest of any private university in the Washington area.  Learn more.

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at or 202-884-9400.

Joanne and William Conway Nursing Scholarships

Trinity welcomes high-achieving, low-income young women from D.C., and Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties, who intend to enter the nursing profession to apply for the Joanne and William Conway Nursing Scholarships, which provide students with an annual $10,000 scholarship – in addition to the Trinity Leadership Scholarship. Learn more about the eligibility guidelines and apply today.

Dreamers Welcome!

Trinity proudly welcomes Dreamers and encourages eligible students to apply to TheDream.US Scholarship. The next round of TheDream.US scholarship applications opens November 1. TheDream.US provides college scholarships to highly motivated Dreamers who seek a college education but cannot afford it. Trinity is the only TheDream.US partner university in Washington, D.C., and currently enrolls more than 100 Dreamer Scholars. Applicants must be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval. TheDream.US requires scholarship recipients to attend one of its partner institutions and Trinity is honored to be a partner (Trinity is among the original partners when the program was launched in early 2014).  Start your TheDream.US application here and be sure to designate Trinity Washington University. Learn more about Dreamer Scholarships at Trinity.

Girl Scout Scholarships

Trinity is proud to join forces with the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital in encouraging new generations to pursue their dreams through education. Trinity awards generous annual scholarships to Gold Award Scouts ($5,000); Silver Award Scouts($4,000); and active Girl Scouts ($3,000). Learn more.

Trinity also offers a Girl Scout Troop Leader Scholarship of $1,000, a one time only scholarship for troop leaders taking undergraduate courses at Trinity in the School for Professional Studies. Learn more. 

Student Life

For Trinity students, an active life outside of the classroom is an integral part of the college experience. Trinity students explore the varied cultural, historical, and community events that Washington, D.C., offers. You can research your family tree at the National Archives, attend a play or hear a symphony at The Kennedy Center, see heads of state or serve as a Smithsonian volunteer.

A wide range of on-campus activities take place every day that involve all members of the Trinity community, including athletic events, community service opportunities, student clubs and Trinity Traditions.

Athletics and Fitness

Trinity believes that health and fitness are an important part of an education and that recreation and sports promote self-confidence, teamwork and healthy lifestyles. Trinity is a member of NCAA Division III and Trinity women compete at the varsity level in basketball, softball, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Every student has a free membership to the Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports, which includes a fitness center, pool and tennis courts.

Honors Program

The Honors Program is a prestigious cohort program that allows students to take the fullest advantage of their education by enrolling in small, specially designed honors seminars and engaging in intellectually stimulating discussions with their peers. It provides academically motivated students with the opportunities to engage in the rich cultural and political benefits of our location in the nation’s capital.

Learn more about the Honors program, and feel free to contact Admissions at 202-884-9400 or