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Huston-Tillotson University

Austin, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate50%
Acceptance Rate50%

Huston Tillotson University Academics

Huston-Tillotson University requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Huston Tillotson University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Huston Tillotson University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 33% of students who start college at Huston Tillotson University complete all the credits required within six years.

Huston Tillotson University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Huston Tillotson University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Huston Tillotson University?

Huston Tillotson University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Huston Tillotson University.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Huston Tillotson University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Huston Tillotson University

When choosing a major, Huston Tillotson University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Huston Tillotson University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Huston Tillotson University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Huston Tillotson University

Huston Tillotson University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Huston-Tillotson University

Does Huston Tillotson University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Huston Tillotson University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Huston Tillotson University Have An Online Program?

✅ Huston Tillotson University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Huston Tillotson University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Huston Tillotson University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Huston Tillotson University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Huston Tillotson University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Huston Tillotson University Require Internships?

🟨 Huston Tillotson University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Huston-Tillotson University

Huston-Tillotson University Library

The main library on campus is the Downs-Jones Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Huston Tillotson University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Huston Tillotson University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Prairie View A&M University


Does Huston Tillotson University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Huston Tillotson University does not have any ROTC programs.

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