Huston-Tillotson University Rankings

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#5548 of 14,131 In the World
#1562 of 2,597 In North America
#1477 of 2,496 In the United States
#74 of 119 In Texas
#4 of 9 In Austin
#6076 of 6,281 For Sociology
#6147 of 6,338 For Law
#6276 of 6,450 For Political Science
#6599 of 6,939 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Multiple Protestant Denomination
Acceptance rate
50%
Average SAT
910
Average ACT
17
Avg. cost to attend
$11,846 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
991
Graduates
10
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
htu.edu

Huston-Tillotson University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Huston-Tillotson University has an acceptance rate of 50% and is among the top 14% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 50% 49% 51%
Applicants 1,875 814 1,061
Admissions 938 399 539
Freshmen enrolled full time 147 78 69
Freshmen enrolled part time 3 1 2

326 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
41 or 27%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 820
or below

75% of them
had 1000
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Huston-Tillotson University are 820-1000 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
21 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Huston-Tillotson University are 14-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 642 (64%)
Hispanic 277 (28%)
White 42 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 24 (2%)
Two or more races 5 (0.5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (0.4%)
Asian 4 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Huston-Tillotson University is $11,846 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$11,846/year
Average aid awarded
$5,938
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $9,712
$30-48K $10,742
$48-75K $12,099
$75-110K $13,415
$110K+ $10,194

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $12,569$25,200
Tuition in-state $12,569$25,200
Tuition out-of-state $12,569$25,200
Fee in-district $2,134$3,030
Fee in-state $2,134$3,030
Fee out-of-state $2,134$3,030

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 422
Combined charge for room and board $8,449
Room charge $4,406
Meal charge $4,043

Huston-Tillotson University majors

Huston-Tillotson University has granted 182 bachelor's degrees across 16 programs and 5 master's in Business Administration and Management, General. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Huston-Tillotson University.

Major Associate Bachelor Master
Business Administration and Management, General 44 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 36
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 34
Psychology, General 21
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 15
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Mass Communication & Media Studies 5
Music, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Mathematics, General 3
Chemistry, General 2
Computer Science 2
Political Science and Government, General 2
Environmental Studies 1
Grand Total 36 182 5

Huston-Tillotson University has a graduation rate of 33%, which is among the 16% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 33% 37% 28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Huston-Tillotson University has published 91 scientific papers with 460 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Sociology, Political Science, Law, Philosophy, Environmental Science, Medicine, Psychology, Computer Science, and Economics.

Publications
91
Citations
460

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
76 / 369
Sociology
55 / 310
Political Science
55 / 266
Law
55 / 266
Philosophy
42 / 77
Environmental Science
37 / 287
Medicine
34 / 357
Psychology
32 / 229
Computer Science
30 / 251
Economics
27 / 246
Geography and Cartography
25 / 242
Business
25 / 128
Engineering
24 / 156
History
23 / 52
Biology
22 / 163
Mathematics
22 / 269
Development Studies
21 / 200
Anthropology
18 / 130
Physics
18 / 78
Geology
18 / 141
Health Science
17 / 119
Chemistry
17 / 204
Art & Design
15 / 15
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
14 / 22
Social Psychology
14 / 71
Archaeology
14 / 44
Ecology
13 / 168
Communications and Public Relations
13 / 48
Quantum and Particle physics
12 / 58
Public Health
12 / 183
Education Majors
12 / 110
Nursing
12 / 107
Gender Studies
11 / 74
Math Teachers
11 / 88
Statistics
11 / 184
Pathology
11 / 54
Management
10 / 55
Organic Chemistry
10 / 169
Marketing
9 / 54
Linguistics
9 / 21

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 0
1991 0 0
1992 1 1
1993 2 0
1994 0 1
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 2 2
2000 0 2
2001 1 1
2002 1 1
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 0 2
2006 2 1
2007 1 0
2008 1 3
2009 4 3
2010 3 4
2011 2 1
2012 2 6
2013 6 2
2014 3 6
2015 3 16
2016 5 32
2017 10 44
2018 5 31
2019 4 42
2020 5 54
2021 10 71
2022 5 85

Notable alumni

  1. Azie Taylor Morton

    Azie Taylor Morton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-2003 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Azie Taylor Morton served as Treasurer of the United States during the Carter administration from September 12, 1977, to January 20, 1981. She remains the only African American to hold that office. Her signature was printed on US currency during her tenure.

  2. Cecil Williams

    Cecil Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    Methodist pastor
    Biography

    Albert Cecil Williams is an American pastor, community leader, and author who is the pastor emeritus of Glide Memorial United Methodist Church.

  3. Bobby Bradford

    Bobby Bradford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    composerjazz musician
    Biography

    Bobby Lee Bradford is an American jazz trumpeter, cornetist, bandleader, and composer. In addition to his solo work, Bradford is noted for his work with John Carter, Vinny Golia and Ornette Coleman. In October 2009, Bradford became the second recipient of the Festival of New Trumpet Music's Award of Recognition. He taught at Pomona College for 44 years.

  4. Robert Stanton

    Robert Stanton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 83)
    Biography

    Robert G. "Bob" Stanton is a retired career civil service administrator who served for almost four decades in the United States National Park Service. He was the first African American to be appointed as the Director of the Park Service, serving 1997–2001.

  5. Christia Adair

    Christia Adair
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1893-1989 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    suffragistactivist
    Biography

    Christia V. Daniels Adair was an African-American suffragist and civil rights worker based in Texas. There is a mural in Texas about her life, displayed in a county park which is named for her.

General info

Alternative names HTU
Founded 1875
Motto Discover HT
Colors maron, gold
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 148
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 900 Chicon St
Austin, Texas, 78702-2795
United States
City population 962,000
Phone 5125053000

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