This page provides prospective students, current students and employees with information about Trocaire College in accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Visit the HEOA Website for more information.
General Institutional Information
Trocaire College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
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Transfer of Credit Policy: At the time of admission to the college, the Registrar evaluates the transfer credits as indicated on official transcripts from other institutions of higher education. A minimum grade of “C” is required to transfer. All academic programs that include course work in Anatomy & Physiology and/or Microbiology will require that all courses be successfully pursued at Trocaire College. An exception to this policy is for the student who has successfully complete Anatomy & Physiology and/or Microbiology at other institutions prior to enrollment at Trocaire College and has been approved for transfer credit by the Registrar. Current and transfer students must repeat science course work if the age of the credits are over five years. The Nursing and Practical Nursing programs also require students to repeat General and Developmental Psychology courses if credits are over 10 years old. Individual programs may have age requirements for other course work. Contact the Registrar’s Office for more information.
College Articulation Agreements
Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs Information: The accreditation of each academic program offered by Trocaire is noted on the individual program pages. Further information regarding a program’s accreditation status and any written correspondence or documentation related to that accreditation can be acquired upon request. This request should be sent to the V.P. of Academic Affairs in writing either via hard copy or electronic formats. The inquiry should identify the accrediting body and the specific information needed. Expect a minimum of two weeks from inquiry date for a response.
Computer Use, Copyright Infringement and File Sharing. All faculty, staff and students are expected to comply with federal copyright laws. Persons found in violation of US Copyright Law are subject to penalties which may include but are not limited to being banned from access to specific technologies or facilities, loss of computer and network privileges, be required to make full restitution and/or prosecuted if criminal activity is found.” For more information see the college’s student handbook, information listed under Technology-Acceptable Use Policy. A copy of the college’s administrative regulation (Regulation No. 191) pertaining to copyright infringement and file sharing can be obtained by requesting it through the office of the V.P. for Academic Affairs.
Student Financial Assistance
The two major sources are the Federal Pell program and the State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Please note: Anyone convicted and having completed incarceration for a forcible or non-forcible sexual offense is ineligible to receive a Federal Pell grant.
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations: A federal or state drug conviction can disqualify a student for Federal Student Aid (FSA) funds. The student self-certifies in applying for aid that he/she is eligible. A conviction for any offense involving sale or possession of illegal drugs that occurred during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving Title IV aid will result in loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan or work-study assistance. A student regains eligibility the day after the period of ineligibility ends or when he successfully completes a qualified drug rehabilitation program. HEA Section 484(r), 34 CFR 668.40
Health and Safety
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
- Vaccination Policies
- Campus Security Policies, Crime Statistics and Crime Log
- Retention Rate*
- Graduation Rates: (Student-Right-to-Know Act) 25% (Fall 2017)
- Transfer-out Rates: (Student-Right-to-Know Act) 36% (Fall 2017)
- Trocaire College encourages all students to be registered and vote. Voter Registration forms are available anytime in the Dean of Students Office, Room 129. The college will mail in the registration form for all current students.
Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)*
Teacher Preparation Program Report*
Note: Items which include an asterisk (*) beside them are not applicable to Trocaire College.