Trinity College

Trinity College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Trinity College was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I. It is the oldest university in Ireland and one of the oldest universities in Europe. The college was established as an alternative to the Protestant universities of Oxford and Cambridge, which were not open to Catholics at the time. Trinity College is located on a 40-acre site just south of Dublin city center. Its historic buildings, including its famous 18th-century library, are a major tourist attraction for visitors to Dublin. The college has a long and distinguished history of academic excellence, with alumni including famous writers such as Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett. It has also produced many prominent political figures including four former Irish presidents and two British prime ministers. Trinity College is renowned for its research contributions in fields such as mathematics, science and humanities, with many Nobel Prize winners among its alumni. It also offers a wide range of courses from undergraduate to postgraduate level across a variety of disciplines, from engineering to law. Check LOCALCOLLEGEEXPLORER for a list of community colleges in Missouri.

Trinity College, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Trinity College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Trinity College, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Trinity College

Trinity College is a highly selective school, with an acceptance rate of approximately 14%. This means that out of every 100 applicants, only 14 are accepted. The average GPA of accepted students is 3.7, while the middle 50% of admitted students had GPAs between 3.3 and 3.9. The average SAT scores of admitted students range from 1330 to 1550, with the middle 50% ranging from 1390 to 1500. In terms of ACT scores, admitted students had an average composite score of 30-33 and a middle 50% range of 29-34. Additionally, Trinity College has an early decision acceptance rate of 22%. Of those accepted through early decision, the average GPA was 3.8 and the average SAT score was 1450-1520 (middle 50% range).

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 43%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 43%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 4,688
Female applicants 2,476
Male applicants 2,212
Applicants accepted 2,024
Female applicants accepted 1,113
Male applicants accepted 911
Freshman enrollment 591
Female freshman enrollment 300
Male freshman enrollment 291
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,337
Students accepting place on wait list 517
Students accepted from wait list 28

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 15%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 53%
SAT Critical Reading average score 631
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 590-680
SAT Math average score 642
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 610-690
SAT Writing average score 647
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 610-700
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 28%
Average ACT Composite score 27
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 25-29
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 24-30
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 24-29