Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

Houston, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
6,915
total students
$8,126 | $18,986
in-state | out-of-state tuition
August 15
fall application deadline
51%
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
418
sat math
402
sat reading
395
sat writing
17
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Banking and Financial Support Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Aviation/Airway Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied10,239
    • Accepted5,253
    • Acceptance Rate51%
    • Enrolled6,915
    • Female Applicants6,202
    • Females Accepted3,246
    • Female Acceptance Rate52%
    • Male Applicants4,037
    • Males Accepted2,007
    • Male Acceptance Rate49%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Assessment, ACT 17/SAT 820
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.84
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th August 28th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th August 28th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 402 360 440
    • SAT Math 418 370 460
    • SAT Writing 395 350 435
    • ACT Composite 17 15 18
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,126
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,986
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,438.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredYes
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionMinority Students, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students6,915
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.8%
    • Black or African American81.95%
    • White or Caucasian1.92%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.52%
    • Asian2.42%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.07%
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.94% representing 35 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students10% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 22%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Debate Team, University Program Council, Student Government Association, Band, Greek Letter Organizations
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball No Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football No Division B Yes
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer No Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty605
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

3100 Cleburne Avenue
Houston, TX 77004-4584
USA

Enrollment Services Customer Service Center

Phone: 713-313-7071
Fax: 713-313-7851
Email: eservices@em.tsu.edu


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