TSI Assessment

The TSIA will no longer be available starting January 11th, 2021. Texas is transitioning to the TSIA2 to evaluate college readiness. TSIA scores will remain valid for 5 years. All TSIA testing must be completed by January 11th, 2021

The Texas Success Initiative Assessment

The TSI Assessment measures college readiness in reading, writing and math. Assessments include multiple-choice questions and an essay response aligned to the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards.


TSI Pre-Assessment

Step 1: Complete the Mandatory TSIA Pre-Assessment

All students must take a pre-assessment to be eligible to take the TSIA Exam. Complete the TSI Pre-Assessment before requesting to take the TSIA.

View TSI Pre-Assessment.

Step 2: Sign up to test on-campus or at home through an online proctor

TSIA Exam Fee

  • Complete TSIA – $29
  • Per-Section – $10

Step 3: Study for your TSIA exams

Free Accuplacer (TSIA) Prep


Exemption

Not all incoming students need to take the TSI Assessment. Students with a TSI Assessment exemption can enroll in any entry-level college course. Students may be exempt if they:

  • have met the minimum college readiness standard on SAT, ACT or a statewide high school test;
  • have successfully completed college-level English and math courses;
  • have enrolled in a Level-One certificate program (fewer than 43 semester credit hours); Note: Prerequisites for courses within the certificate must be met.
  • are not seeking a degree; and
  • have been, or currently are, in the military.

For more information visit Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. (See #1 and click on TSI/Exemptions.)


Looking for previous TSIA scores?

Click here for information on previous TSIA scores.

Are you taking the TSIA for another institution?

Individuals who need their TSIA proctored for another college or university can do so at the COM Testing Center. Testing Services charges a $29 proctor fee to administer the exam.

  1. Contact your institution to receive a TSIA Remote Voucher.
  2. After receiving your TSIA Remote Voucher, schedule your exam here.
  3. Bring a valid photo ID

High School Testing Information

Potential Dual Credit and Collegiate High School students may contact their College Connection Advisor for more TSIA testing information.

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