Texas Southern University (TSU)

Houston, TX

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Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University Student Essentials

Texas Southern University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Tigers
Website: www.tsu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 7,646
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 16,946
Retention Rate: 61%
Enrollment: 11,062
Year Established: 1947

About TSU

One of the nation’s largest HBCUs, (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Texas Southern University (TSU) offers numerous academic programs in the middle of a thriving metropolis.

Located in the heart of Houston, TSU’s downtown location offers easy access to the rich cultural offerings of this urban center.
A substantial student body of thousands and abundant academic offerings make the TSU campus an environment as stimulating as Houston itself.

Tailoring schedules to the varied needs of the student body, TSU offers online and evening courses and the newly established weekend-degree program as well.

The curriculum at TSU is divided into eleven colleges, which include schools of business, education, health sciences, communication, behavioral sciences and law. Within each of these schools are an abundance of degree offerings.

TSU also has a graduate school which grants over 25 master’s degrees and a number of doctoral degrees in various fields of study.
Student life at TSU provides another source for student stimulation. There are over 80 student organizations as well as an active cluster of sports teams.

The career services department hosts career fairs and provides counseling and referrals to students and prospective employers.

Financial aid offerings are available to those who qualify, and include everything from Texas state grants to loans, to tuition-exemption programs for eligible students.

TSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

60% of students gave Texas Southern University 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

To start off basically this is a great school for anyone to attend. I have crossed no problems what so ever. Classes are not hard to find at all. Everything is around for your for your convience. I will stay all four years.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Texas Southern University is a African-American college witha lot of history, its beginningback to fall 1925, when Wiley College,located in Marshall, Texas, established classes in Houston,during theecond year 1925-27, the school moved to the New Jack Yates,therfore since 1947 to present (TSU) HAS BEEN THE GOAL AND REWARD If a education to deserving students.


TSU Map & Location

Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX 77004


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Getting Around TSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

5/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Houston, TX

Winter
Dec
65
47
Jan
63
45
Feb
66
49
Spring
Mar
72
54
Apr
79
61
May
85
69
Summer
Jun
90
74
Jul
92
76
Aug
93
76
Fall
Sep
88
72
Oct
81
63
Nov
72
54

TSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,842
Freshman Class 2,653
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 11,062

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 91%
  • Caucasian: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
Latino 5%
African American 91%
Caucasian 1%
Asian 3%

Undergraduate 71%
Graduate 29%
Full-Time 48%
Part-Time 52%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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