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Located in Cypress, California, Trident University International is a private for-profit institution. Cypress is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

147 Undergraduate Degrees
91 Graduate Degrees
68% Acceptance Rate

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Trident University International Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

TUI has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#37 Most Popular Online Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#161 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TUI.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards TUI has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#25 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#51 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#283 Best Schools Course Advisor

Where Is Trident University International?

Location of Trident University International

Contact details for TUI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5757 Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Cypress, CA 90630-5041
Phone: 800-375-9878

How Do I Get Into TUI?

You can apply to TUI online at:

Admission Requirements for TUI

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into TUI?

68% Acceptance Rate
48% Of Accepted Are Women
TUI has an acceptance rate of 68%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 52% of accepted students are men and 48% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Can I Afford Trident University International?

52% Take Out Loans
4.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At TUI, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,812 a year. That adds up to $27,248 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TUI is 4.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Trident University International Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,447 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,966 undergraduate students at TUI, with 1,447 being full-time and 3,519 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TUI

There are also 2,332 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,447 full-time undergraduates at TUI, 55% are male and 45% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TUI

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Trident University International students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TUI Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 55
Black or African American 453
Hispanic or Latino 257
White 429
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 244

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Trident University International. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Trident University International

6,861 Took All Classes Online
6,861 Took At Least One Class Online
3.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 8 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at TUI. In 2017-2018, 6,861 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at TUI has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TUI

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Trident University International was 3.3%. This is the #87 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at TUI regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TUI majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Science 18%
Computer Science 18%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TUI ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Science #7
Computer Science #7
Information Technology #35
Computer Information Systems #45

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Trident University International Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Information Technology 71 4 87 162
Computer Science 76 0 0 76
TOTAL 147 4 87 238


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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