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Texas Southern University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,188 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,500 tuition
$9,664 on campus room & board
$1,524 books and supplies
$7,500 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$32,428 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,740 tuition
$9,664 on campus room & board
$1,524 books and supplies
$7,500 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,849 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
77% get federal aid ($4,777 avg)
63% get state aid ($4,371 avg)
39% get institn'l aid ($3,849 avg)
73% get loans ($6,136 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.26% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.61% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,894 89%
Federal Grant Aid $4,777 77%
Pell Grants $4,613 77%
Other Federal Grants $670 19%
Institution Grant Aid $3,849 39%
State Grant Aid $4,371 63%
Student Loans $6,136 73%
Federal Loans $6,025 73%
Other Loans $9,752 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Texas Southern University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 313-7011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $100
Out of State $458


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Angelica from Dallas, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Many students at TSU helped each other understand the lecture classes and its nice knowing anyone can work together.

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  • 5
  • Aisling from Pearland, TX
  • I am a current student here

    I am proud to be able to go to this university. College is expensive, but being a commuter and attending Texas Southern, I am able to save a few thousand. I am very grateful for the tuition being way more reasonable than some other universities.

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  • 5
  • daniel from houston, tx
  • I am a current student here

    once you are an official student, you will be in for a ride. it could be a good ride, it could be a bad ride. it depends on the person you are. i loved my experience so far.

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  • 5
  • Miguel
  • I am a past student here

    Despite the increase in tuition recently, TSU is still very affordable compared to most schools. Plus there are plenty of scholarships available to help deserving students in need

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  • 3
  • Q from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    Its worth the money you spend, that is if you are actually getting out there and doing things on campus. You get to meet a lot of really good people are professors who can impact your life in a positive way.

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