Associate in Science

Trine University, United States Ranked #60 in North America

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 47,649

Course Accredited By

THLC

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Associate Degree

A total of 60 hours are required to earn an associate in science. To be eligible for an associate in science, a student must earn a minimum of the last 16 credits at Trine.

Two associate degrees may be received at the same time, provided all requirements for both degrees have been met, and the student has earned a minimum of 16 credit hours more than the degree with the lower minimum hour requirement.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Admission requirements for transfer students: 

  • Transfer students applying to the Allen School of Engineering and Computing must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in Calculus I, Chemistry I, and College Composition.
  • Transfer students applying to the Franks School of Education must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Ketner School of Business and the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.  

High School Transcripts:

  • Request your high school to send a copy of your current transcript to Trine.
  • Transcripts can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, and e-mail.
  • Trine University is Test Optional for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. "Test-optional" means that standardized tests are not required from high school students when they are considered for admission to Trine University.  Of course, students can still choose to submit their test scores, however, those scores will be considered to be only part of the student’s overall academic record.  
  • High school students can take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine.
  • The University's code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT.  
  • Test scores can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, or e-mail and may be sent FREE from College Board to your counselor at any time.

Total Credit Hours - 60

General Education Requirements - 18 credit hours  

• Mathematics Elective - 3 credit hours

•  Science Elective - 3 credit hours

•  Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours

•  Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours

•  ENG 133 Technical Communication

  or ENG 143 College Composition

  or HUM 203 Humanities Seminar

•  SP 203 Effective Speaking

  or COM 163 Interpersonal Communication

Content Requirements - 21 credit hours

•  Science courses - 21 credit hours

• Student must complete 24 total hours in science (21 listed here and 3 listed under General Education requirements)  

Additional Requirements – 21 credit hours

•  UE 101 University Experience

•  Unrestrictive Electives - 20 credit hours

Science Majors 
• ONE-TIME Intl Enrolment Fee $500 
• ONE-TIME Housing deposit $150 
• Tuition $33,650 
• Engineering /Science fee $330
• Intl Health Insurance $1,499
• Housing & Meal Plan $11,700
• Student Fee* $530
• Parking Permit Fee** $120
• Total Annual Estimate *** $47,979 

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