Huston-Tillotson University

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School Overview

Historically a black university Huston-Tillotson located in Austin, Texas, is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the United Negro College fund, and the United Church of Christ.

Huston-Tillotson University offers programs for students pursuing postgraduate degrees in law and medicine as well as alternative teacher certification. Huston-Tillotson also offers four-year bachelor degrees in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, education and business.

This university is open to students of all ages, religions and races. Huston-Tillotson prides itself in being a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and a multi-faith University.

General Information

Admission Office
900 Chicon Street
Austin, TX 78702-2795
(512) 505-3028
(877) 505-3028
Fax: (512) 505-3192

Contact: Shakitha Stinson
Director of Admission
Main Address
900 Chicon Street
Austin, TX 78702-2795
(512) 505-3000
www.htu.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 725
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 179
Degree-seeking undergrads: 721
Graduate enrollment: 60

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 56%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 49%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 739
Percent Admitted: 90%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 29%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 340 (25th Percentile)
  • 450 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 370 (25th Percentile)
  • 470 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 14 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 10 (25th Percentile)
  • 19 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 15 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $10,040 $11,184 $11,434 $12,430 +8.71%
Books and Supplies $800 $900 $900 $900 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,224 $6,400 $6,690 $6,946 +3.83%
Other $2,800 $3,000 $3,000 $3,578 +19.27%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $19,864 $21,484 $22,024 $23,854 +8.31%
In-state Off Campus $10,840 $12,084 $12,334 $13,330 +8.08%
In-state with Family $10,840 $12,084 $12,334 $13,330 +8.08%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 168 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 161 90% $1,660,645 $10,315
• Federal grants 129 72% $751,998 $5,829
• Pell grants 129 72% $713,623 $5,532
• Other federal grants 127 71% $38,375 $302
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 154 86% $589,272 $3,826
Institutional scholarships or grants 55 31% $319,375 $5,807
Student loan financial aid 145 81% $1,178,218 $8,126
• Federal student loans 145 81% $1,130,226 $7,795
• Other student loans 14 8% $47,992 $3,428

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 93 27
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Biology/biological Sciences, General 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24
Business Administration and Management, General 23
Management Information Systems, General 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/media Studies
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Computer Science 1
Education 27
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 27
English Language and Literature/letters 7
English Language and Literature, General 7
History 3
History, General 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mathematics, General 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 13
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 17
Physical Sciences 3
Chemistry, General 3
Psychology 6
Psychology, General 6
Social Sciences 4
Political Science and Government, General 1
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Music, General
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Education – General B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Huston-Tillotson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(512) 505-3000
Website:www.htu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:900 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702-2795
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,012
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:920 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,346
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,346
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,762

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Huston-Tillotson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Huston-Tillotson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total1171

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Huston-Tillotson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Huston-Tillotson University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,346
Out-of-state$14,346
Books and supplies$2,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,920
Out-of-state$9,920

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid13693%
Grant or scholarship aid12485%$10,762
Student loan aid11579%$6,675

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid78881%$8,346
Federal student loans75978%$7,748

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Huston-Tillotson University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Huston-Tillotson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,4239791,444
Percent admitted100%35%37%
Percent admitted who enrolled6%7%5%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Huston-Tillotson University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,012
Undergraduate enrollment965
Graduate enrollment47

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Huston-Tillotson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

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