Admission Requirements

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Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen must already be admitted to TXST in order to apply for admission to the Honors College. They usually meet or exceed at least one of the following criteria:

  1. Outstanding talent in an area of interest
  2. Top 10% of high school graduating class
  3. ACT Composite Score: 27
  4. SAT Score: 1270 (Math + Verbal)
  5. Completion of an AP Capstone Program

Current TXST Students

Currently enrolled TXST students should have a GPA of 3.25 or greater, for either their TXST or overall GPA.

Transfer Students

A student must transfer with 12 or more hours of recognized college credit in order to qualify as a transfer student to TXST. Transfer students wishing to apply to the Honors College usually have an incoming GPA of at least 3.25.

Transfer students who are already a member of an Honors program at a college listed below, and who have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, can request automatic admission to the TXST Honors College. To qualify for automatic admission, the student should complete the standard TXST Honors College admission application and ask their current Honors program director to email to verify that the student is a member in good standing. If your program is not listed below, please contact for further information.

Junior College Contact Name Contact Email Contact Number
Austin Community College Honors Program Dr. Anne-Marie Thomas 512.223.7457
Eastfield College Honors Program Dr. Kim Chandler 972.860.8388
Lone Star Honors Program Dr. Katharine Caruso 281.618.1149
McLennan Honors College Dr. Linda Dulin 254.299.8912
Midland College Honors Program Dr. Paula Marshall-Gray 432.685.6811
North Central Texas College Honors Studies Dr. Rochelle Gregory 940.498.6297
Palo Alto College Honors Program Tori Beckman-Wilson 210.486.3348
Richland College Honors Program Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Stephens 972.761.6840
San Antonio College Honors Academy Prof. Laurie Coleman 210.486.1100
San Jacinto College Honors Program Dr. Eddie Weller 281.929.4614
Tyler Junior College Honors Program Dr. David Funk 903.510.2895