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Texas Southern University

Houston, TX, USA
3.58 Average Rating

One of the largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, Texas Southern University is a 4-year public institution in Houston. TSU is home to 12 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 100 academic majors and concentrations. In addition, TSU provides the opportunity to learn in a foreign culture with faculty-led international programs in Asia, Europe, and Africa. For musically inclined students, the university marching band is known as the TSU Ocean of Soul and has performed at various NBA and NFL games including a Super Bowl.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
84%
Out of State Students
14%
0
100
51%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 16
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 817
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 3, 2019
Spring Regular Decision January 5, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,237
Total Number of Undergrads
7,967
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
6%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
16%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,221
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$1,400
Out-of-State Tuition
$13,740
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,894
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
119
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Houston
Dallas
Atlanta
Los Angeles
Austin
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.58 Average Rating
The University is priced perfectly for in state students!
The University is not to big but not to small.
The University staff will go out of there way to help you if you have a problem and are respectful.
Latrisha from Houston, TX
it has giving me the opportunity to further my education. it has a wide selection of fields i can choose from. i feel proud for being a tsu tiger.
Christopher from Katy, TX

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