Texas Southern University: Ranking & Review

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Houston
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United States
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World
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87182522
Top 15%

Texas Southern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%65%68%
Applicants12,9954,9288,067
Admissions8,6633,2005,463
Enrolled undergraduates1,9758071,168
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,2374,3985,839

2,642 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

466 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,427
Percent of students submitting SAT scores72%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
404
Math
410

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores696
Percent of students submitting ACT scores35%
ACT Composite
17
ACT English
15
ACT Math
16

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $42. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRecommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Texas Southern University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$25,271$37,721
Off-campus$29,320$41,770
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,664 and other expenses per full academic year.

Texas Southern University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,900 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,942$19,887
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,696$1,736
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$100$465
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,172$12,742
Fees for full-time graduates$1,397$1,397
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$100$465

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services228100328
Health Professions and Related Programs15916122297
Legal Professions and Studies4126130
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3578113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs8625111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences801315108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4915670
Education451560
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5656
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies341549
Engineering3838
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3838
Psychology251136
Social Sciences27734
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121527
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2626
Visual and Performing Arts2323
Transportation and Materials Moving2222
Physical Sciences18220
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences16218
English Language and Literature & Letters14317
History8614
Architecture and Related Services437
Mathematics and Statistics66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Grand Total1,0023612871,650

A total of 1,002 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Texas Southern University.

At the master's and doctor's level 648 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate23%21%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 57%
  • Part-time retention rate - 29%

General info

Alternative namesTSU
Founded1947
MottoExcellence in Achievement
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,181
Instructional FTE486
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitetsu.edu
Address3100 Cleburne St
Houston, Texas, 77004
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population2,196,000
Phone7133137011
Fax+1 (713) 313 1092

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