TCC does not have an admissions test.
All new-to-college students are required to take a placement test to determine college readiness in reading, writing and mathematics before enrolling in restricted courses.
The TSI Assessment is the state-approved placement test. Students must satisfy the minimum passing standards(PDF opens in a new window) to satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and course prerequisite requirements.
Some students may be score exempt from placement testing based on TAKS, SAT, or ACT scores.
Some students may also qualify for a waiver or exception.
Each campus provides a testing center and offers a variety of tests, which may include:
Other Testing Services include:
Contact your TCC Campus Testing Center for more information.
To promote student success, Testing Services at Tarrant County College seeks to provide comprehensive, quality testing services in a calm, secure environment. We strive to give prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service to all students and to promote honesty, integrity and fairness in all testing procedures. Testing Services subscribes to the mission and standards outlined by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).
Updated June 26, 2014