February 6, 2020 – Cypress, CA – Trident University International (Trident) has been named to Washington Monthly’s 2019 National University Rankings, placing at #80. Regionally, Trident comes in at #13 for “Best Bang for the Buck” in the western region of the U.S.

Washington Monthly’s National University Rankings consist of four-year institutions that award a significant number of doctoral degrees.

Trident performed particularly well in the social mobility category at #12 on the National University Rankings list. The factors contributing to the total social mobility score include graduation rate, the affordability of an institution, and the financial success of graduates.

Washington Monthly has ranked colleges and universities since 2005 based on what they do for the country – and their respective graduates. Institutions on the National University Rankings list are measured in three equally- weighted areas: social mobility, research, and the promotion of public service.

We pride ourselves on offering a quality education that students can afford. Since Washington Monthly ranks schools based on attributes that are consistent with Trident’s mission and values, this is a powerful reminder that we’re succeeding in preparing students for success after graduation. Travis Allen, Trident President & CEO

Trident opened its doors in 1998 with its Ph.D. in Business Administration program. The University currently offers six online doctoral-level degrees as well as a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Completion program.

The methodology and full dataset for Washington Monthly’s 2019 National University Rankings are available online. Data used in this survey was culled from publicly available sources, such as Bureau of Labor Statistics, IPEDS, and the U.S. Department of Education.

About Trident University 
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online post-secondary university serving adult learners. Trident developed the Trident Learning Model, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills to enhance student’s lives and careers. Trident offers high-quality bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at 800-579-3197 to learn more about Trident’s wide range of program offerings.