Texas Tech University

TSI Writing Requirements

Have you taken the TSI Assessment test?

Did you earn at least a 5 on the Writing Essay section of the TSI Assessment?

Did you earn at least a 4 on the Writing Essay section of the TSI Assessment?

Did you earn at least a 340 on the Writing Multiple Choice section of the TSI Assessment?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your TSI Assessment Writing score(s). Please upload a copy of your score report using the Secure Upload link: reg.ttu.edu/private. Don't forget to review the math and reading requirements!

It appears you have NOT satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your TSI Assessment Writing score(s). You are still required to upload a copy of your score report using the Secure Upload link: reg.ttu.edu/private. Now let's review some other compliance options. Have you completed a college-level English course with a grade of "C" or better at another institution?

Have you completed a college-level English course with a grade of "C" or better at another institution?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement by earning a grade of "C" or better in a college-level English course at another institution. Please have your official college transcript sent to the TTU Office of the Registrar. Now let's review the math and reading requirements!

Have you taken the SAT test within the last 5 years, but prior to March 2016?

Did you earn at least a 1070 combined Math score + Reading score?

Did you earn at least a 500 on the Reading section of the SAT?

Did you earn these SAT scores in ONE test sitting?

Have you taken the SAT test within the last 5 years, but after March 2016?

Did you earn at least a 480 on the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) section of the SAT?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your SAT scores. Please have your official CollegeBoard score report sent to TTU. Now let's review the math and reading requirements!

Have you taken the ACT test within the last 5 years?

Did you earn at least a 23 composite ACT score?

Did you earn at least a 19 on the English section of the ACT?

Did you earn these ACT scores in ONE test sitting?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your ACT scores. Please have your official ACT score report sent to TTU. Now let's review the math and reading requirements!

Have you taken the exit level TAKS test within the last 5 years?

Did you earn at least a 2200 on the ELA section of the exit level TAKS?

Did you earn at least a 3 on the Writing Sample section of the exit level TAKS?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your exit level TAKS scores. Please upload a copy of your score report using the Secure Upload link: reg.ttu.edu/private. Don't forget to review the math and reading requirements!

Have you taken the STAAR (EOC) test within the last 5 years?

Did you earn at least a 2000 on the English III Writing section of the STAAR (EOC)?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on your STAAR (EOC) Writing score. Please upload a copy of your score report using the Secure Upload link: reg.ttu.edu/private. Don't forget to review the math and reading requirements!

Have you earned TTU credit for an English course based on AP, CLEP, or IB credit by exam?

It appears you have satisfied the TSI Writing requirement based on TTU English course credit earned through AP, CLEP, or IB credit by exam. Please have your official score report sent to TTU. Now let's review the math and reading requirements!
It appears you have NOT satisfied the TSI Writing requirement. You are required to take the Writing section of the TSI Assessment test. Now let's review the math and reading requirements!

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