Texas Southern University

Address:
3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004
Phone:
713-313-7011
Website:
http://www.tsu.edu
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About Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,258
 Graduate2,136
 Total9,394
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2561%
 % 25 and Over39%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time78%
 % Part-time22%
Race/Ethnicity% White2.3%
 % Black83.6%
 % Asian4.5%
 % Latino4.9%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown1.3%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,780
 % Admitted36%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled37%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNeither required nor recommended
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of Recommendation
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT69%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800450 / 800
 SAT Writing350 / 800440 / 800
 SAT Math360 / 800460 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite14 / 3618 / 36
 ACT English11 / 3618
 ACT Writing11 / 1212 / 12
 ACT Math15 / 3618 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$42
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,360
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,772
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid95%
 % Undergraduates with Loans71%
 % Undergraduates with Grants89%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,343
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,876
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,290
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,394
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,394
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,394

Neighborhood Data for the Houston Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$44,124
Total Population2,089,090
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.0% 50.0%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2451.4%48.6%
 Age 25-2951.8%48.2%
 Age 30-3952.3%47.7%
 40+48.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.1%
 % Black23.7%
 % Asian6.0%
 % Latino43.1%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,876
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,290
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$665
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%9.2%4.4%
 $500 to $74946.9%48.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.2%26.7%37.5%
 Over $100012.0%15.8%33.6%
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