6,915
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,738
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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 Enrollment Services Customer Service Center
Email: eservices@em.tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7071
Fax: 713-313-7851

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,239
Applied
5,253
Accepted
6,915
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

6,202
Females Applied
3,246
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,037
Males Applied
2,007
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

42
Application Fee
2.84
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 15th August 28th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th August 28th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 15 18

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,126
In-state
18,986
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,438
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

18,738
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,430
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,793
Avg. Loan Aid
6,300
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
86%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,915
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 81.95%
White or Caucasian 1.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 2.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Other 0.38%

Gender

Male (43.04%)
Female (56.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Festival, Labor Day Classic Game and Spring Festival

Student Services

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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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

605
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 347
Part-time - 258
Male - 314
Female - 291