Trinity Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Trinity University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Trinity? The school has a 41% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,950 out of 7,255 applicants were admitted making Trinity a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Trinity University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Trinity University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1230
SAT Scores for Trinity University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1420
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Trinity University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1135. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1325 out of 1600. 52 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Trinity University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >54%
1325 to 1420 Avg + 41%-54%
1230 to 1325 Avg - 29%-41%
1135 to 1230 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 1135 Low <19%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Trinity University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 26
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for Trinity University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 31
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Trinity?

Admission data indicates that Trinity regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Trinity University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Trinity University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >54%
29 to 31 Avg + 41%-54%
27 to 29 Avg - 29%-41%
25 to 27 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 25 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Trinity University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Trinity University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Trinity will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Trinity University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low


Admission Statistics

Trinity University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,904 3,351 7,255
Accepted 1,620 1,330 2,950
Acceptance Rate 41% 40% 41%
Enrolled 359 303 662
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 23% 22%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Trinity University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Trinity University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Trinity University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229267 IPEDS survey data for Trinity University.