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COLLEGE PROFILE

Trinity College

Hartford, CT

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Brown University, Wesleyan University, Tufts University, Boston College, Boston University, Colby College

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Most Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 3 
Science 2 
Foreign Language 3 
Social Studies  
History 2 
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTConsidered if submittedJanuary 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests OnlyConsidered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test PolicyNot reported
Use of SAT/ACT EssayNot reported

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address300 Summit Street
City, State, ZipHartford, CT  06106-3100
Phone(860) 297-2180
Fax(860) 297-2287
E-mailadmissions.office@trincoll.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Application Fee$65
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 15, January 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15, February 15
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate33% of 7,569 applicants were admitted
   Women34% of 3,821 applicants were admitted
   Men33% of 3,748 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled591 (23%) of 2,529 admitted students enrolled
   Women268 (21%) of 1,305 admitted students enrolled
   Men323 (26%) of 1,224 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate59% of 506 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 1,796
Students Accepting Wait List Position 574
Students Admitted From Wait List 83
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPANot reported
3.75 and AboveNot reported
3.50 - 3.74Not reported
3.25 - 3.49Not reported
3.00 - 3.24Not reported
2.50 - 2.99Not reported
2.00 - 2.49Not reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math628 average
570-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
20%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
28%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading617 average
540-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13%
Score of 600 - 700
46%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing619 average
550-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
18%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
28%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite29 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
37%
Score of 24 - 29
59%
Score of 18 - 23
4%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 43%
Top quarter: 80%
Top half: 97%
Bottom half: 3%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.68 3.91 668 661 31
Low 2.72 2.72 550 550 22
High 4.00 4.72 740 720 35
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