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October 1, 2010

Huston-Tillotson University Joins Tuition Rewards

Huston-Tillotson University (Austin, TX), a four-year, historically black, liberal arts university with a 135-year history, has joined the SAGE Tuition Rewards private college and university enrollment consortium.

HTU is Austin’s oldest institution of higher education and has seen 11 consecutive years of enrollment increases. The fall 2010 enrollment of 901 students is the University’s highest since the 1952 merger of two former institutions, Samuel Huston College, founded in 1875, and Tillotson College, established in 1876.

African Americans comprise 76% of the student population, with Hispanics making up 13%, whites 6%, and international students (11 countries) and others at 5%. The ratio of female to male students is 52% to 48. Students of all backgrounds are welcomed.

HTU offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor Science degrees in biology, business administration, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, English, history, kinesiology, mathematics, music, political science, psychology, sociology, and educator preparation. Business administration, kinesiology, and criminal justice are the top three majors.

Huston-Tillotson is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and with the United Church of Christ. HTU is the 4th historically black college and university (HBCU) to join Tuition Rewards and our 6th Texas member.

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