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Huston-Tillotson University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Huston Tillotson University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
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 acceptance rate at Huston-Tillotson University is 56%.  It ranks #15 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Huston-Tillotson University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,065 out of 1,903 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 89 percent (SAT 800/980 ACT 14/17). Huston Tillotson University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.9. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Huston-Tillotson University application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Huston Tillotson University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 74% of students submitted SAT scores and 39% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

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 410
SAT Math 25th 390
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. Huston-Tillotson University ranks #56 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 2020 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 >68%
890 to 980 Avg + 56%-68%
800 to 890 Avg - 43%-56%
710 to 800 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 710 Low <31%
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Huston-Tillotson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-17 
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 18
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 17
Average ACT Score 15

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 17 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Huston Tillotson University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Huston Tillotson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
17 and Above Good >72%
15 to 17 Avg + 56%-72%
14 to 15 Avg - 47%-56%
13 to 14 Reach 39%-47%
Less than 13 Low <39%
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Huston-Tillotson University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.9
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 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #64 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 56% 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
4.0 1.85% Good
3.75 to 3.99 4.32% Good
3.50 to 3.74 5.56% Good
3.25 to 3.49 13.58% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.05% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 38.27% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 19.14% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.23% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

53% of Huston Tillotson University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Huston Tillotson University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 16%
Top 50% of class 53%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Huston Tillotson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,127 776 1,903
Accepted 662 403 1,065
Acceptance Rate 59% 52% 56%
Enrolled 91 81 172
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 20% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
1

Applicants have 1 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Huston Tillotson University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor 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.

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?

56% 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 17. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.