Group shot of students at Huston-Tillotson University

Huston-Tillotson University

As a historically black institution, Huston-Tillotson University’s mission is to provide opportunities to a diverse population for academic achievement with an emphasis on academic excellence, spiritual and ethical development, civil engagement and leadership in a nurturing environment. Huston-Tillotson University is a leader in the education of diverse populations. We empower students for success in a global society as critical thinkers, lifelong learners and ethical citizens.

The School of Business and Technology is committed to providing educational opportunities to individuals interested in pursuing undergraduate degrees in business and technology. The School prepares students of diverse origins and backgrounds to become competent leaders in business, industry and government in the global marketplace and excel in graduate studies.

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Huston-Tillotson Elevate banner“To Elevate” Digital Exhibit Offers the Story of  H-T
To Elevate
demonstrates the legacy of Huston-Tillotson University, an HBCU (Historic Black College/University) in Austin, Texas. The exhibit tells the story of those that planted the seeds of Huston-Tillotson’s beginnings, those that carefully tended and spent their life’s energy on managing, improving, and building upon HT, as well as those that continue to pass the torch onward in the elevation of its mission.  Visit the exhibit.



I feel as though we are unleashing more of the genius of black and brown people into the world today.

President, Huston-Tillotson University

Colette Pierce Burnette President, Huston-Tillotson University


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