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TSI Full Exemptions

 

Students may seek exemption from the TSI based on:

  • SAT scores (less than 5 years old) with an Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 480 or higher and a Math score of 530 or higher.   (College Code 1951)
  • ACT (less than 5 years old) composite score of 23 or higher with at least 19 English and at least 19 Math. (College Code 4046)
  • STAAR (less than 5 years old) English III Level 2 score of 4000 or higher. Algebra II Level 2 score of 4000 or higher.
  • Meeting the college readiness benchmark on either of the state's approved High School Equivalency (HSE) tests (less than 5 years old):
    • GED scores of 165 or higher on the Mathematical Reasoning subject test and 165 or higher on the Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) subject test
    • HiSET* scores of 15 or higher on the Mathematics subtest and a score of 15 or higher on the Reading subtest and a score of 15 or higher on the Writing subtest (that includes a minimum score of 4 on the essay)
  • TSI exemption given by another Texas public institution. Official transcript must be on file to document exemption.
  • Completion of an associate degree or higher from a United States regionally accredited institution.
  • Transfer student from a U.S. private or out-of-state regionally accredited institution with three or more credit level hours (D or better).
  • Documentation for a student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired, or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States.  Must provide a copy of DD214 to document exemption.
  • A student who is enrolled in a workforce certificate program of one year or less (42 or fewer semester credit hours or the equivalent)
  • A non-degree-seeking student 

*HiSET will no longer be administered after 8/31/2021; however, HiSET scores are valid up to five (5) years from date of testing.

May I register for classes pending the arrival of my official scores?

YES, YOU CAN!

Once your application has been processed by Admissions, you may submit a Conditional TSI Compliance Contract and an unofficial copy of your qualifying scores to: 

  • The Testing Office (by email to tsi_info@collin.edu)
  • Academic Planning/Advising (in person)
  • Admissions (in person)

This contract will allow 60 days for your OFFICIAL TSI documentation to arrive!  CLICK HERE  for the contract and complete details!




Testing Location Information

Celina Campus:
2505 Kinship Parkway
Celina, TX, 75009
Room: 125
Phone: (469) 905-3599
Email: Celinatesting@collin.edu
Monday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Farmersville Campus:
501 S. Collin Parkway
Farmersville, TX 75442
Room: 107
Phone:  (972) 549-6450 
Email:  Farmersvilletesting@collin.edu
Monday - Wednesday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Frisco Campus: 
9700 Wade Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75035
Room: F209
Phone: (972) 377-1522
Email: Friscotesting@collin.edu
Monday, & Wednesday – Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McKinney Campus:
2200 W. University Dr.
McKinney, TX 75071
Room: W206
Phone: (972) 548-6849
Email: TestingCPC@collin.edu
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Plano Campus:
2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75074
Room: J232
Phone: (972) 881-5922
Email: Planotesting@collin.edu
Monday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Technical Campus: 
2550 Bending Branch Way
Allen, TX 75013
Room: A001
Phone: (972) 553-1234
Email: Cctctesting@collin.edu
Monday – Tuesday, & Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wylie Campus:
391 Country Club Road
Wylie, TX 75098
Room: Campus Commons 201
Phone: (972) 378-8849
Email: Wylietesting@collin.edu
Monday – Wednesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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