What is the Texas Success Initiative, TSI?

The Texas Success Initiative, TSI, is an assessment testing program. Texas state law requires that all entering students be tested in reading, writing and mathematics before enrolling in college-level courses in any Texas public college or university. TSI replaces the former TASP program. Assessment testing is used to determine whether or not students will need […]

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Which assessment tests are required for TSI?

The following assessment tests are currently acceptable: ACCUPLACER, TAAS/TAKS, TASP/THEA, ACT, SAT, Compass or Asset. In order to be considered valid TAAS/TAKS scores must be within three years of the testing date and ACT and SAT scores must be within five years of the testing date.

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