Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
60%
300-399
11%
600-699
2%
500-599
24%
400-499
57%
300-399
17%
24-29
2%
18-23
33%
12-17
63%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,772
Declined 872
Total Received 8,644
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Public

7,092

undergraduate students

1,942

graduate students

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School Facts

Texas Southern University, founded in 1927, is a public, historically black university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Houston, Texas.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,034
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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150-acre campus in Houston (population: 2,312,717). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Houston, TX
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: William P. Hobby

Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston
77004

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Debate Team
  • University Program Council
  • Student Government Association
  • Band
  • Greek Letter Organizations

Top Events

  • Homecoming Festival
  • Labor Day Classic Game
  • Spring Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
53%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
60%
300-399
11%
600-699
2%
500-599
24%
400-499
57%
300-399
17%
24-29
2%
18-23
33%
12-17
63%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $42
Application deadline August 14
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.14

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,772
Declined 872
Total Received 8,644

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
first generation
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
interview
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Swimming and diving

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Swimming and diving

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Health
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Wellness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Journalism
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Radio and Television
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Transportation/Mobility Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

9,034

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

7,092
students

Female
59%
4,215

Male
41%
2,877

21%

1,942
students

Female
63%
1,233

Male
37%
709

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

6,032
students

Female
60%
3,580

Male
40%
2,452

15%

1,060
students

Female
60%
635

Male
40%
425

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
81%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

700

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 14

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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