The purpose of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), mandated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, is to grant institutions of higher education the flexibility and responsibility to improve individualized programs and ensure the success of students in higher education.

All new-to-college students are required to take a placement test to determine if developmental courses are needed in reading, writing or mathematics.

All students must meet the following requirements before enrolling in restricted courses.

  • Take a state-approved placement test in reading, writing and math, unless the student qualifies for an exemptions, waiver or exception; or,

  • Successfully complete non credit developmental courses to enroll in restricted courses.

The TSI Assessment is the state-approved placement test offered at TCC. To satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and course prerequisite requirements, you must meet or exceed the following minimum passing standards:

These sample assessments are solely intended to complement your studying.There is no guarantee, implied or otherwise, that these alone will enable you to pass.

TSI Elementary Algebra and Functions Sample Questions
TSI Intermediate Algebra Sample Questions
TSI Geometry Sample Questions
TSI Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability Sample QuestionsCollege Board: TSI Assessment Sample Questions

Other TSI Assessment links you may find helpful:Austin Community College TSIA resources
Pre-Algebra practice tests - Tarrant County College, Southeast Campus

Elementary Algebra Practice Tests - Tarrant County College, Southeast Campus

Intermediate/College Level Algebra Practice Tests - Tarrant County College, Southeast Campus