Trident University International was known as TUI University when it was founded as a branch of Touro College, New York in 1998. TUI is an online university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is the only 100% online institution to have to have done so. TUI serves students of all types from all regions and has become known for its large number of military students who seek postsecondary education. Approximately 80% of their student population is from the military.
Trident University International offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in a variety of programs and considers itself a leader of quality online education. 90% of professors at TUI hold PhDs and are required to do hands on research at least once a year. TUI works with individuals to cater to their educational needs and help them achieve their goals.
Degree programs offered at TUI include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Admission to Trident University International begins with an online application and the submission of transcripts and review of previous work experience. Dependent on the level of the degree being pursued minimum GPA requirements for admission will change. Prices also vary in both application fee and course hours depending on the level of degree.
Financial aid opportunities are available for interested students, and information and guidance can be obtained from the university's financial aid department. Discounts are also available for those who serve or served in the military.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Trident University International. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Security and Protective Services
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $15,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at TUI, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with TUI for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $8,400-$10,000
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $350 to $420 per credit hour
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $5,700-$6,800
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||60%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||58%||$2,584|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$4,570|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3%.
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