TJC doesn’t have an admissions test, but we do require that all non-exempt students take the TSI test before registering for their first semester. Let’s take some time to demystify the top TSI myths!
Myth: You can fail the TSI
Myth: The TSI is required for all new college students
- You’ve graduated with an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
- You’re transferring to TJC from a private or independent institution or an accredited out-of-state higher-education institution, and you have satisfactorily completed college-level coursework.
- You have met TSI standards at an institution you’ve previously attended.
- You’re enrolling in a 1-year (level 1) certificate course.
- You’re an active-duty service member and you have completed at least three years of service.
- You’re an honorably discharged veteran, or you have retired or been release from active duty.
- You’ve taken an approved SAT, ACT, TAKS or STAAR test in the past five years and achieved these scores.