Huston - Tillotson University is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Austin, TX. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities.
The school's Protestant affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. The school enrolls 900 students yearly, allowing for a more personalized education.
A list of some of the popular programs are:
- Business Administration
- Kinesiology And Exercise Science
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Law and Justice Administration
Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office.
The majority of students admitted to Huston - Tillotson University have an SAT score between 710 - 920, or an ACT score between 14 - 20. This school accepts roughly 90% of applicants. Of those admitted, around 29% registered for enrollment.
The cost of tuition is close to $14,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $3,300 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.
Huston - Tillotson University has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Sports available may include the following:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
- Softball (NAIA Division I)
To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at www.htu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Huston – Tillotson University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Huston – Tillotson University is around 1,000 students. The student body is made up of 95% undergraduate students and 14% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $13,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $450 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$9,250|
|Receiving Student Loans||77%||$7,971|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Huston – Tillotson University may provide services including:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Huston – Tillotson University is approximately 26%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||10%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Huston – Tillotson University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Red River Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Red River Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Huston – Tillotson University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Huston – Tillotson University for official up-to-date information.