Trocaire College

Campus Description

Trocaire College, a private, two-year, career-oriented coeducational college with a strong liberal arts core, was established by the Buffalo Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy in 1958. Trocaire is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities and is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
Enrollment approximates 1,400 full- and part-time students. Trocaire offers Associate degrees in 12 undergraduate major areas of study, Bachelor's degrees in 2 areas of study, and 8 Certificate programs in healthcare, hospitality and technology. The student-faculty ratio is 10:1. 97% of Trocaire students receive some form of financial assistance - scholarships, grants, loans and work-study.
Trocaire College is situated in a quiet, residential area of Buffalo, NY. The campus is readily accessible by the New York State Thruway, I-190 and I-90 and the Greater Buffalo International Airport is only a 20-minute drive to the campus.

360 Choate Ave., Buffalo, NY 14220

Extension Site- 6681 Transit Rd. (at Freeman St.), Williamsville, NY 14221; Phone: 716.827.4300


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Degrees Offered

Associate (AAS, AS), Bachelor’s, Certificates

Clubs and Activities

Hospitality Club, National Student Nursing Association, Orientation Leaders, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Practical Nursing Club, Radiologic Technology Club, Student Association, Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics, Trocaire College Association of Student Surgical Technologists, TroGreen Team, Wellness Committee

Featured Programs

Trocaire College has an Extension Site located in Lancaster, NY, a suburb of Buffalo. This site, called the Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality and Business, offers programs in nutrition and dietetics, healthcare informatics, hospitality management, human resource management, and computer networking administration. Call direct at 716.827.4300 for more information.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,230 (Full-time: 76 men, 536 women; Part-time: 62 men, 556 women)

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American12.9%0%
% Asian1.5%0%
% Hispanic / Latino4.8%0%
% White, Non-Hispanic68.8%0%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native1.1%0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.1%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien.1%0%
% Two or more races1.5%0%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity9.3%0%

Tuition Information for 2016-2017

Tuition & Fees:
$16,450 per year, or $680 per credit; additional clinical, practicum, and/or lab fees may apply.
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
n/a (off-campus referral service available;

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
March 1

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript or equivalent; SAT or ACT (recommended, not required); recommendation; interview (recommended). Certain programs have specific mathematics and/or science prerequisites.
Transfers: Postsecondary transcript(s).
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic; Community Service; Program; Engagement