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Huston-Tillotson University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Huston Tillotson University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Huston Tillotson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Huston-Tillotson University and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,480 out of 3,156 applicants were admitted making Huston-Tillotson University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 88 percent. Huston Tillotson University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Huston-Tillotson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 810
SAT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 490
SAT Math 75th 490
SAT Composite 75th 980
Average SAT Score 900

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Huston Tillotson University?

Huston Tillotson University typically requires applicants to be in the top 89 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 900 out of 1600. The school ranks #62 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Huston Tillotson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
980 and Above Good >60%
895 to 980 Avg + 47%-60%
810 to 895 Avg - 34%-47%
725 to 810 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 725 Low <23%
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Huston-Tillotson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 11
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 16

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Huston-Tillotson University?

Admission data indicates that Huston-Tillotson University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #62 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Huston Tillotson University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Huston Tillotson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >60%
16 to 18 Avg + 47%-60%
14 to 16 Avg - 34%-47%
12 to 14 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 12 Low <23%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Huston Tillotson University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Huston Tillotson University was 2.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #65 in Texas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Huston-Tillotson University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Huston Tillotson University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 7% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 23% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Huston Tillotson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,943 1,213 3,156
Accepted 956 524 1,480
Acceptance Rate 49% 43% 47%
Enrolled 139 84 223
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 16% 15%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2020
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 31 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Huston-Tillotson University before the May 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Huston Tillotson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Huston Tillotson University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Huston Tillotson University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225575 IPEDS survey data for Huston Tillotson University.

Frequently Asked Questions

74% of students submit their SAT scores to Huston-Tillotson University. 39% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

47% of those who apply are granted admission to Huston-Tillotson University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 810 and 980. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 18. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.