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Hartford, Connecticut

Trinity College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Trinity College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
33.9%
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, 2,061 out of 6,085 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 11 percent. Trinity College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Trinity College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1320-1470
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 660
SAT Math 25th 660
SAT Composite 25th 1320
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 730
SAT Math 75th 740
SAT Composite 75th 1470
Average SAT Score 1400

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Trinity College typically requires applicants to be in the top 10 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1320 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 1240. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1400 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. 26 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 College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1470 and Above Good >47%
1395 to 1470 Avg + 34%-47%
1320 to 1395 Avg - 23%-34%
1245 to 1320 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 1245 Low <15%
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Trinity College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
28-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
31%
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 28
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 28
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
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 28 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 12 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 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 #2 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 31 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 >47%
30 to 32 Avg + 34%-47%
28 to 30 Avg - 23%-34%
26 to 28 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 26 Low <15%
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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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High School Class Rank

59% of Trinity College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Trinity College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 23%
Top 25% of class 59%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Trinity College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,084 3,001 6,085
Accepted 1,170 891 2,061
Acceptance Rate 38% 30% 34%
Enrolled 303 277 580
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 31% 28%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
71

Applicants have 71 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Trinity College before the Jan 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24

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.