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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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|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|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
|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|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
What GPA do you need to get into Trinity University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Trinity. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
81% of Trinity University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||47%|
|Top 25% of class||81%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Bottom 50% of class||2%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||25%||23%|
Applicants have 107 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Trinity University and what student information is used for 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.
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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 32. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.