Trinity College

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Trinity College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Hartford, CT, a predominately urban area. Trinity College has an enrollment of over two thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score within the range of 1740 to 2023 on the SAT exam, or 25 to 29 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Trinity College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.48 - 3.71. About 30 percent of all applicant were admitted at Trinity College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 25 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Trinity College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Trinity College was reported as 31.8% in Fall 2013 with over 7,650 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1740 - 2023
  • ACT Scores: 25 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into Trinity College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Trinity College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Trinity College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 41.3%
  • 2010-2011: 43.2%
  • 2011-2012: 30.4%
  • 2012-2013: 33.7%
  • 2013-2014: 31.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 34.1%

How Does Trinity College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Trinity College is seventy-five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Saint Joseph85.7%
Wesleyan University20.9%
Bay Path College57.6%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus42.1%
Springfield College69.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Trinity College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 680
Math580 - 670
Writing590 - 673
Total Score1740 - 2023
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 29
Math25 - 30
Composite Score25 - 29
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