TSI - Texas Success Initiative The TSI Assessment (TSIA) is part of the Texas Success Initiative program designed to help your college or university determine if you are ready for college-level course work in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. If you are an incoming college student in Texas, you are required to take the TSI Assessment - unless you are already exempt.
TSI Exemptions ---Scored a 23 or higher on the ACT composite and a minimum of 19 on both the English and math tests ---SAT administered prior to March 2016: Earned a combined (verbal critical reading + math) SAT score of 1070, with a minimum score of 500 on both sections ---SAT administered March 2016 and later: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) minimum score of 480, Mathematics minimum score of 530 (no combined score needed) ---TAKS scale score of at least 2200 on the math section and/or 2200 on the English Language Arts section with a writing subsection score of at least 3 ---Veterans, active duty personnel, and a student who is serving as and, for at least 3 years preceding enrollment, has served as a member of a reserve component of the U.S. armed services ---Transfer from another institution having satisfactorily completed college-level coursework ---Enroll in a certificate program of one year or less (Level One certificates) at a public institution.
Click here to sign up for the TSI. The deadline is May 14. Registration is not complete until you have paid $15 in the counseling office, finished the Pre-Test (click above) and completed the registration form.