Huston-Tillotson University

Austin, TX

Huston-Tillotson University

Austin, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$14,653

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
20%
400-499
53%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
52%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
24%
12-17
67%
6-11
4%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,729
Declined 1,037
Total Received 2,766
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Private

1,112

undergraduate students

9

graduate students

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School Facts

Huston-Tillotson University is a church-affiliated university. It was formed by the 1952 merger of Tillotson College, founded in 1877, and Samuel Huston College, founded in 1876. Its 23-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Austin.

Official website Visit website
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,121
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation interdenominational
Historically Black college/university yes

23-acre campus in Austin (population: 950,715). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International

Huston–Tillotson University
900 Chicon Street
Austin, TX
78702

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38.8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Ministries
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc
  • The Gentlemen's Club
  • Pre-Alumni Council

Top Events

  • Coronation
  • Charter Day
  • Graduation Day
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Campus Facts

  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
53%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
20%
400-499
53%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
52%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
24%
12-17
67%
6-11
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.92

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,729
Declined 1,037
Total Received 2,766

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
volunteer work

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

golf

Club Sports - Women's

golf

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,121

total students

95.3%

in-state

4.7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,112
students

Female
63%
699

Male
37%
413

1%

9
students

Female
78%
7

Male
22%
2

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,026
students

Female
63%
646

Male
37%
380

8%

86
students

Female
62%
53

Male
38%
33

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%
Student 4 year graduation rate 14%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
64%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

69

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors
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