Huston-Tillotson University

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Huston-Tillotson University is a historically black college found in Austin, TX. Huston-Tillotson University has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to Huston-Tillotson University. A score within the range of 800 to 980 on the SAT exam, or 14 to 18 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 (2.51 - 2.81) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 63% with 12% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll.

Overall Huston-Tillotson University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Huston-Tillotson University was reported as 62.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,770 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: 14 - 18
  • Average GPA: 2.51 - 2.81

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 getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 36.5%
  • 2017-2018: 29.8%
  • 2018-2019: 46.9%
  • 2019-2020: 62.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 45.2%

How Does Huston-Tillotson University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Huston-Tillotson University is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Edward's University88.2%
Concordia University-Texas90.5%
Southwestern University49.0%
Texas Lutheran University55.7%
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor87.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Huston-Tillotson University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading400 - 490
Math400 - 490
Total Score800 - 980
ACT®Score Range
English12 - 17
Math15 - 18
Composite Score14 - 18
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