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Huston-Tillotson University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Huston Tillotson University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.5%
Admission Difficulty for Huston Tillotson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Huston-Tillotson University and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,729 out of 2,766 applicants were admitted making Huston-Tillotson University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 89 percent. Huston Tillotson University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Huston Tillotson University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Huston-Tillotson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
800-980
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 800
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 890

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 91 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 800 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 890 out of 1600. The school ranks #61 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

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 >74%
890 to 980 Avg + 63%-74%
800 to 890 Avg - 50%-63%
710 to 800 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 710 Low <37%
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Huston-Tillotson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
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 #63 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Huston Tillotson University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Huston Tillotson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >74%
16 to 18 Avg + 63%-74%
14 to 16 Avg - 50%-63%
12 to 14 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 12 Low <37%
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Huston-Tillotson University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.8
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Huston Tillotson University?

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Huston-Tillotson University accepts 63% of students who apply.

 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Huston Tillotson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,691 1,075 2,766
Accepted 1,084 645 1,729
Acceptance Rate 64% 60% 63%
Enrolled 111 93 204
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 14% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
13

Applicants have 13 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Huston Tillotson University is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Huston Tillotson University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

FAQs

Does Huston Tillotson University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Huston Tillotson University?

63% 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.

What SAT score is required for Huston Tillotson University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 800 and 980. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Huston Tillotson University?

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.