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Trinity Bantams Admissions

If you want to apply to Trinity Bantams, the regular decision application deadline is January 15 and the fee for the application costs $65.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than April 1.

Trinity Bantams Admissions Stats at a Glance

Trinity Bantams 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 51%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 18%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist Yes

Considering Applying Early to Trinity Bantams?

Trinity College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 1/15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Trinity Bantams is 6%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 36%. In 2021, Trinity Bantams admitted 318 of the 530 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Trinity Bantams Hard To Get Into?

It is extremely difficult to get into Trinity Bantams. Trinity Bantams evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Trinity Bantams accepted 36% of students, around 2,145 of the 5,952 students who applied.

Schools that are extremely difficult to get into, like Trinity Bantams, accept fewer than 30% of all applicants. At least 75% of admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT or over 29 on the ACT.

It is extremely difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

In 2021, Trinity Bantams waitlisted 1,827 students. Of those, 1,103 eventually were offered a spot.

What's Most Important to Get In to Trinity Bantams?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Trinity Bantams

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Trinity Bantams Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Trinity Bantams must submit the following items. Double check with Trinity Bantams's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Trinity Bantams?

Out of all students that were admitted, 17% submitted a class rank. At Trinity Bantams 51% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 82% were in the top 25% and 100% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Trinity College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 17%

Trinity Bantams does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Trinity Bantams is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 18% of Trinity Bantams's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Trinity Bantams?

To be competitive with other Trinity Bantams applicants, you should strive to earn between 1310 and 1420 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Trinity Bantams 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1420 and 25% of scored lower than 1310, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Trinity Bantams students scored 740 or higher and 75% of students scored 630 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Trinity Bantams students scored 710 or higher, and 75% scored a 630 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Trinity Bantams?

To be most competitive at Trinity Bantams, you should strive to earn between 30 and 32 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Trinity Bantams's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.

A 30 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Trinity Bantams students. Only one out of every four students scored below 30.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Trinity College

For transfer students, it is extremely difficult to get admitted to Trinity Bantams.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is March 15. Applicants should hear back by June 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Trinity Bantams during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

Trinity Bantams Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Trinity Bantams?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Trinity Bantams.

Does Trinity Bantams accept transfer credits?

Trinity Bantams accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Trinity Bantams accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Trinity Bantams accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Trinity Bantams?

Trinity Bantams is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Trinity Bantams's acceptance rate?

Trinity Bantams's acceptance rate is 36%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Trinity Bantams?

Trinity Bantams's early decision acceptance rate was 6% in 2021.

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Trinity Bantams Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Selective

36%

How hard is it to get into Trinity Bantams? Trinity Bantams is a selective institution. The Trinity Bantams acceptance rate is 36%. This means that the institution accepts 36 out of every 100 applicants.

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Trinity Bantams Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trinity Bantams is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trinity Bantams is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Trinity Bantams ACT Scores

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ACT Range

30 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above

Good

30 to 32

Avg

30 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Trinity Bantams is 31. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Trinity Bantams. Students with an ACT score that falls between 30 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 30 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Trinity Bantams SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1310 - 1420

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Math SAT Range

660 - 740

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Reading SAT Range

630 - 710

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Trinity Bantams GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,241

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

36%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$61,370

Out-of-State

$61,370

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Application Deadline

Jan 15
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