Huston-Tillotson University

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Huston-Tillotson University is a historically black college found in Austin, TX. Huston-Tillotson University has only around 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to Huston-Tillotson University. A score within the range of 700 to 900 on the SAT exam, or 13 to 17 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Huston-Tillotson University average GPA (2.36 - 2.72) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 46% with 26% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll.

Overall Huston-Tillotson University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Huston-Tillotson University was reported as 45.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,780 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 13 - 17
  • Average GPA: 2.36 - 2.72

How Hard Is It to Get into Huston-Tillotson University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Huston-Tillotson University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Huston-Tillotson University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 48.2%
  • 2010-2011: 96.3%
  • 2011-2012: 90.0%
  • 2012-2013: 54.1%
  • 2013-2014: 45.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 61.8%

How Does Huston-Tillotson University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Huston-Tillotson University is twenty-one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwood University-Texas25.8%
Paul Quinn College98.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Huston-Tillotson University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English11 - 16
Math15 - 17
Composite Score13 - 17
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