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Trinity College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Trinity College

Trinity College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
33.5%
Admission Difficulty for Trinity College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Trinity College and can I get accepted? The school has a 34% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,045 out of 6,096 applicants were admitted making Trinity College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 10 percent. Trinity College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Trinity College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1300-1460
Applicants Submitting SAT
31%
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1300
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 750
SAT Composite 75th 1460
Average SAT Score 1380

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

Trinity College typically requires applicants to be in the top 12 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1300 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 1220. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. 31 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Trinity College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1460 and Above Good >47%
1380 to 1460 Avg + 34%-47%
1300 to 1380 Avg - 23%-34%
1220 to 1300 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 1220 Low <15%
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Trinity College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
29-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 29
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 29
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 35
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 30

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Trinity College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 9 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Trinity College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Trinity College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >51%
30 to 32 Avg + 34%-51%
29 to 30 Avg - 27%-34%
28 to 29 Reach 20%-27%
Less than 28 Low <20%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.8*
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Trinity College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Trinity College was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Trinity College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Trinity College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,098 2,998 6,096
Accepted 1,112 933 2,045
Acceptance Rate 36% 31% 34%
Enrolled 287 292 579
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 31% 28%

Admission Requirements

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

Trinity College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
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 College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130590 IPEDS survey data for Trinity College.

Frequently Asked Questions

31% of students submit their SAT scores to Trinity College. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

34% of those who apply are granted admission to Trinity College. Admission competition is high and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1300 and 1460. 31% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 29 and 32. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.