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Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

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Overview

Texas Southern University is a University institution located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX  77004-4598
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7071
Fax: 713-313-7851

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology/technician, General Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,644
Applied
7,772
Accepted
7,092
Enrolled
90%
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Female Admissions

5,429
Females Applied
5,029
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,125
Males Applied
2,743
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

42
Application Fee
3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Assessment, minimum ACT score of 17/SAT 820

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 14th Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 14th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 14th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 478 430 500
SAT Math 423 410 500
ACT Composite 18 15 18

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,942
In-state
20,097
Out-of-state
6,942
In-district
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Fees

1,696
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

18,324
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,828
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,900
Avg. Loan Aid
7,500
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
92%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,092
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.01%
Black or African American 81.81%
White or Caucasian 1.41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.08%
Asian 1.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.51%

Gender

Male (40.57%)
Female (59.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming Festival, Labor Day Classic Game and Spring Festival

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Debate Team, University Program Council, Student Government Association, Band and Greek Letter Organizations

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

709
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 391
Part-time - 318
Male - 342
Female - 367
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