Testing Information

Four-year universities require either/or the ACT or the SAT.
The ACT testing fee is $50.50.  ACT with writing is $67.00.  
Click here to see the 2018-2019 National Testing Dates.
The following schools require the ACT writing portion:

Austin College
Baylor University
Dallas Baptist University
Hardin-Simmons University
Howard Payne University
Midwestern State University
Paul Quinn College
Rice University
Schreiner University
St. Edward's University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Tarleton State University
Texas A&M at College Station
Texas A&M at Galveston
Texas State University
University of Dallas
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
University of St. Thomas
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)

The SAT testing fee is $47.50.  SAT with writing is $64.50.  
Click here to view the 2018-2019 National Testing Dates:
Texas Success Initiative (TSI)
The TSI is the new Accuplacer.  In order to begin school at a public university, one of the following requirements must be met:
TSI Assessment
Math= 350 or higher
Reading= 351 or higher
Writing= 340 on the Multiple Choice with a 4 on the Write Placer-- or a score of 5 on the Write Placer (changed in July 2017)
Composite score of 23 or higher with at least a 19 on the English and/or math sections.
Combined verbal and math score of 1070 with a minimum of 500 on the verbal and/or math test.