If you are planning on applying to Trine University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who submit their applications to Trine University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than August 15.
Here's an overiew of some of Trine University's admissions stats.
|Trine University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Mean SAT Score||1108|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||40%|
These are the application deadlines for Trine University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 1||August 15|
Trine University does not offer early decision or early action.
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Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Trine University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 on the areas where you're strong.
What does Trine University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Trine University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Trine University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Trine University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Trine University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 68.36% submitted a class rank. At Trine University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At Trine University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||19.4%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.87%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.04%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.2%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12.88%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3.02%|
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 Trine University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Trine University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Trine University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of Trine University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 40% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Trine University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1010 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Trine University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Trine University student is 1108.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Trine University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Trine University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Trine University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Trine University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Trine University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Trine University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Applicants should hear back by August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Trine University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Trine University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Trine University.
Does Trine University accept transfer credits?
✅ Trine University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Trine University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Trine University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Trine University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Trine University?
✅ Trine University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Trine University's acceptance rate?
✅ Trine University's acceptance rate is 79%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Trine University?
❌ Trine University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Trine University? Trine University is a somewhat selective institution. The Trine University acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trine University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trine University is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
27 and Above
20 to 27
20 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Trine University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Trine University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1210 and Above
1010 to 1210
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for Trine University students is 1108. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Trine University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Trine University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Trine University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.51. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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