Trine University, formerly known as Tri-State University, is a private post-secondary institution located in Angola, Indiana. The school was founded in 1884, and offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education and engineering. Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It operates several satellite campuses across northern and central Indiana.
Trine athletic teams have been instrumental in providing a foundation for the university to join the ranks of the top academic and athletic institutions in America.
Trine has been a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), the nation’s oldest athletic conference, since 2004. Trine currently has more than 600 student-athletes who compete in 21 varsity sports. Prior to joining NCAA Division III, Trine (then Tri-State) was a member of NAIA. The school’s athletic teams were long-time competitors in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference and Mid-Central Collegiate Conference.