TSI is an acronym that represents Texas Success Initiative. The TSI Assessment is a State of Texas mandated program. The TSI Assessment
test is a diagnostic assessment used to determine college readiness in the areas of reading,
mathematics. This program also will help determine what type of course or intervention
will best meet students’ needs to help them better prepared for college-level course.
TSI test scores are not used to determine admissions status; however, entering students
must test before enrolling in college-level courses at any Texas public institution
of higher education. Students who have tested but have not attained the established
minimum scores on one or more sections of the test are required by Texas Law to obtain
TSI advisement and enroll in a formal program of skills development each semester
until they are deemed TSI complete for all sections of the test.
Who is required to take the TSI assessment?
First-time Freshmen and Non-Resident Transfer Students.
What are the minimum scores needed for a student to enroll in college level courses?
How does the documentation of the TSI test scores look?
May a student be exempt from the TSI Assessment?
Yes, “click here” for the detailed exemptions.
If you have taken the TSI Assessment at a different institution and would like to
request those test scores