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Trinity College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1823
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 2,353
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $387,410,852
Admissions Address

300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Website

http://www.trincoll.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions.office@trincoll.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Send application by: January 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Larry Dow
Admissions office telephone: (860) 297-2180
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: January 1
Decision sent by: April 1
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Early action
Not offered  
Application fee: $60
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: Yes
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Electronic application:
 
http://www.trincoll.edu/depts/admissio/commonapp/  
Tuition deposit: None (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: None
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 2 N/A
Lab 2 N/A
Foreign language 3 N/A
Social studies N/A N/A
History 2 N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 16 N/A


*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 

Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: February 15
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: February 15
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: N/A
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: N/A
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Important
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall 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%
Total applicants: 5,343
Total acceptances: 2,289
Total freshman enrollment: 609
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.


 

Male applicants: 2,621
Male acceptances: 1,045
Male freshman enrollment: 315
 
Female applicants: 2,722
Female acceptances: 1,244
Female freshman enrollment: 294
Out-of-state freshmen: 85%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 1,177
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 430
Students enrolled from waiting list: 1


 

2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 54%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 83%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 98%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 21%
Average high school GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 56%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 600 - 690
Math: 610 - 700
Combined: 1210 - 1390


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 24.0% 30.0%
600-699 53.0% 50.0%
500-599 19.0% 18.0%
400-499 4.0% 2.0%
300-399 N/A N/A
200-299 N/A N/A


 

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 17%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 25 - 29
Math: 27 - 31
Composite: 27 - 29


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 23.0% 39.0% 19.0%
24-29 74.0% 54.0% 72.0%
18-23 3.0% 7.0% 8.0%
12-17 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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