Trinity University (Trinity)

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Trinity University can be found in San Antonio, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 2,900 students are enrolled at Trinity.

The majority of students that got into Trinity earned an SAT score within the range of 1290 - 1450, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 29 - 32. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Trinity average GPA ranges from 3.68 to 3.78 for accepted students. The competition to get accepted at this school runs high, given that only 30% of students who applied are admitted to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Trinity Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Trinity University was reported as 28.8% in Fall 2020 with over 9,860 applications submitted to Trinity. 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

  • Trinity ACT Scores: 29 - 32
  • Trinity Average GPA: 3.68 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into Trinity University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Trinity has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Trinity University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 40.7%
  • 2017-2018: 38.4%
  • 2018-2019: 34.2%
  • 2019-2020: 28.8%
  • Projected Trinity Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 31.3%

How Does Trinity Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Trinity is ninety-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio68.0%
St. Mary's University78.6%
Texas Lutheran University55.7%
Schreiner University93.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • 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 Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading650 - 720
Math640 - 730
Total Score1290 - 1450
ACT®Score Range
English28 - 35
Math26 - 30
Composite Score29 - 32
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