Private 4 Year

Trinity College Admission Requirements

Hartford, Connecticut

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Chances of getting into Trinity College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Trinity College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition High 
How hard is it to get into Trinity College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Trinity College is 36%.  It ranks #4 in Connecticut and #115 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Trinity College is a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 2,145 out of 5,952 applicants were admitted.

Trinity College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.8. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Trinity College application fee is $65 and applications are due by Jan 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Trinity College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 31% of students submitted SAT scores and 23% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Trinity College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Trinity College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Trinity College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Trinity College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Trinity College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Trinity College?

Applicants require 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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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.8 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

51% of Trinity College freshman were in the top ten 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 51%
Top 25% of class 82%
Top 50% of class 100%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Trinity College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,081 2,871 5,952
Accepted 1,190 955 2,145
Acceptance Rate 39% 33% 36%
Enrolled 292 280 572
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 29% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Trinity College is $65.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Trinity College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Trinity College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
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.


Does Trinity College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Trinity College?

36% of those who apply are granted admission to Trinity College. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.