Texas Southern University Rankings

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In the World#2162 of 14178
In North America#669 of 2629
In the United States#613 of 2528
In Texas#35 of 119
In Houston#7 of 16

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
920
Average ACT
17
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
7,092
Graduates
1,942
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
tsu.edu

Texas Southern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%88%93%
Applicants8,5543,1255,429
Admissions7,7722,7435,029
Freshmen enrolled full time1,370545825
Freshmen enrolled part time1053372

2,641 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

593 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,189 or 81%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 840
or below

75% of them
had 1000
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Texas Southern University are 840-1000 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
449 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 18
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Texas Southern University are 15-18 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American7126 (79%)
Hispanic788 (9%)
Nonresident Alien428 (5%)
Asian289 (3%)
White197 (2%)
Two or more races187 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,321
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,942$5,487
Tuition in-state$6,942$5,487
Tuition out-of-state$20,097$12,868
Fee in-district$1,696$1,324
Fee in-state$1,696$1,324
Fee out-of-state$1,736$1,397

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,900
Combined charge for room and board$9,664

Texas Southern University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Law178
Business Administration and Management, General7167
Pharmacy96
Banking and Financial Support Services94
Biology & Biological Sciences, General825
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration6374
Public Administration763
General Studies67
Health & Health Care Administration & Management4812
Psychology, General479
Accounting46
Marketing & Marketing Management, General46
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General42
Social Work41
Management Information Systems, General1621
Radio and Television35
Computer and Information Sciences, General33
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician27
Civil Engineering, General26
Communication, General25
Journalism23
Electrical and Electronics Engineering22
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other21
History, General147
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician21
Industrial Technology & Technician18
Political Science and Government, General17
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services143
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General16
Sociology114
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist15
English Language and Literature, General76
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations13
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General103
Kinesiology and Exercise Science13
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist13
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician12
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management12
Chemistry, General84
Mathematics, General11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General74
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other11
Transportation & Mobility Management10
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General10
Toxicology73
Computer Science10
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning46
Mass Communication & Media Studies9
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator9
Music, General8
Rhetoric and Composition8
Fine & Studio Arts, General6
Spanish Language and Literature6
Environmental Health6
Sports Studies5
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management3
Curriculum and Instruction3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Physics, General1
Pharmaceutical Sciences1
Grand Total1,120317298
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate23%18%26%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,185
Citations
38,935

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
387
Medicine
270
Computer science
229
Biology
201
Engineering
160
Political science
159
Psychology
115
Sociology
99
Business
96
Economics
82
Environmental science
63
Materials science
54
History
50
Mathematics
48
Physics
45
Geography
38
Art
13
Philosophy
4
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History846177
Sociology9362,357
Economics14281,465
Engineering15592,107
Medicine16496,328
Biology17538,405
Philosophy175819
Business1799842
Psychology19082,553
Materials science19103,940
Chemistry20405,441
Political science2150136
Environmental science2239646
Geology2486148
Computer science26421,130
Geography2925123
Physics3088199
Mathematics3676203

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901258
1991963
19921241
19932259
19941582
19951696
19961496
19971295
199820131
199926195
200024158
200117203
200228241
200333323
200432368
200545430
200676620
200772957
2008801232
2009891471
20101101603
20111022096
2012982420
20131182546
20141472787
20151512845
20161262759
20171132857
20181092432
2019982960
20201233232

General info

Alternative namesTSU
Founded1927
WikipediaTexas Southern University
MottoExcellence in Achievement
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff1,251
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address3100 Cleburne St
Houston, Texas, 77004
United States
City population2,196,000
Phone7133137011
Fax+1 (713) 313 1092

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