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Trinity College

Hartford, CT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate38%
Acceptance Rate38%

Trinity Bantams Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Trinity Bantams, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is January 17 and the application fee is $65.

Students who submit their applications to Trinity Bantams for fall semester should hear back from Trinity Bantams by April 1.

Trinity Bantams Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Trinity Bantams's admissions stats.

Trinity Bantams 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 40%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist Yes

Trinity College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Trinity College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 15 December 15
Early Decision II Yes January 17 February 15
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes January 1 April 1

Applying Early to Trinity Bantams?

Trinity Bantams 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 I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.

🗓️ Early Decision II applications are due January 17. ED II Applicants will recieve their decision before February 15.

Some students apply to college early to increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

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

More on Trinity College Admissions

Is Trinity Bantams Difficult To Get Into?

Getting into Trinity Bantams is extremely difficult. 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 38% of all applicants, approximately 2,115 from the 5,603 applicants.

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.

Transferring to Trinity College

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

For Students Waitlisted to Trinity Bantams

Trinity Bantams has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Trinity Bantams?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Trinity Bantams

Wondering what factors are considered by Trinity Bantams during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
State Residency Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Trinity Bantams for more information on admission factors.

Trinity Bantams 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Trinity Bantams, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in 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
Other Requirements SAT/ACT scores
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Trinity Bantams?

Trinity Bantams has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

Out of all students that were admitted, 17.4% submitted a class rank. At Trinity Bantams 40% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 76% were in the top 25% and 93% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Trinity College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Trinity Bantams directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Trinity Bantams looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 11% of Trinity Bantams's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Trinity Bantams?

To be competitive with other Trinity Bantams applicants, you should strive to earn between 1343 and 1468 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Trinity Bantams 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1468 and 25% of scored lower than 1343, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Trinity Bantams students scored 750 or higher and 75% of students scored 673 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Trinity Bantams students scored 730 or higher, and 75% scored a 673 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Trinity Bantams?

To be most competitive at Trinity Bantams, you should strive to earn between 29 and 33 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 33 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Trinity Bantams's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 33, and three out of four students scored lower than 33 on the ACT.

A 29 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Trinity Bantams students. Only one out of every four students scored below 29.

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

More Information on 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 April 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by June 10.

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?

❌ No, Trinity Bantams is test optional, so you can decide whether to submit your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Trinity Bantams's acceptance rate?

✅ Trinity Bantams has an acceptance rate of 38%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Trinity Bantams?

✅ Trinity Bantams offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Trinity Bantams Admissions Requirements

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How hard is it to get into Trinity Bantams? Trinity Bantams is a selective institution. The Trinity Bantams acceptance rate is 38%. This means that the institution accepts 37 out of every 100 applicants.


Trinity Bantams Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 17

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trinity Bantams is Jan 17.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trinity Bantams is Apr 1.

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

Trinity Bantams SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1343 - 1468


Math SAT Range

660 - 750


Reading SAT Range

673 - 730

Trinity Bantams GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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