Trinity Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Trinity University
How hard is it to get into Trinity and can I get accepted? The school has a 34% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,956 out of 8,654 applicants were admitted making Trinity 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 16 percent. Trinity University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Trinity SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT51%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1260|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1350|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Trinity University?
Trinity University typically requires applicants to be in the top 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 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 1170. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 51 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>47%|
|1345 to 1430||Avg +||34%-47%|
|1260 to 1345||Avg -||23%-34%|
|1175 to 1260||Reach||15%-23%|
|Less than 1175||Low||<15%|
Trinity ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
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. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 #4 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Trinity University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>49%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||34%-49%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||25%-34%|
|25 to 27||Reach||18%-25%|
|Less than 25||Low||<18%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #23 in Texas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Trinity will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||25%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Trinity University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
51% of students submit their SAT scores to Trinity. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
34% of those who apply are granted admission to Trinity. 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 1260 and 1430. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.