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Huston-Tillotson University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

29.8%
Admission Difficulty for Huston Tillotson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Huston-Tillotson University? The school has a 30% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,242 out of 4,167 applicants were admitted making Huston-Tillotson University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
920-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
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 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 815. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1025 out of 1600. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Huston Tillotson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >42%
1025 to 1130 Avg + 30%-42%
920 to 1025 Avg - 20%-30%
815 to 920 Reach 13%-20%
Less than 815 Low <13%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
ACT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Huston Tillotson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 20
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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 37 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
20 and Above Good >42%
18 to 20 Avg + 30%-42%
16 to 18 Avg - 20%-30%
14 to 16 Reach 13%-20%
Less than 14 Low <13%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

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. 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 Admission Chances
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 2,651 1,516 4,167
Accepted 819 423 1,242
Acceptance Rate 31% 28% 30%
Enrolled 107 76 183
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 18% 15%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
100

Applicants have 100 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on May 1, 2019.

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.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23

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.