Trine University

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Trine University can be found in Angola, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Trine University has an enrollment of around 4,100 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1040 (25th percentile) to 1260 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 22 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the Trine University average GPA (3.23 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 82% with 19% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Trine University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Trine University was reported as 81.6% in Fall 2020 with over 4,060 college applications submitted to Trine University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Trine University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Trine University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Trine University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 76.7%
  • 2017-2018: 70.1%
  • 2018-2019: 73.4%
  • 2019-2020: 81.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 71.1%

How Does Trine University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Trine University is forty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne96.2%
Indiana Institute of Technology59.6%
Defiance College50.1%
Goshen College63.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Trine University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 620
Math530 - 640
Total Score1040 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math21 - 28
Composite Score22 - 27
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