Huston-Tillotson University

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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.


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