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Texas Southern University
  • 4 Year
  • HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade C+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Texas Southern is a public university located in Houston, Texas. As a historically black college, TSU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,684 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Texas Southern acceptance rate is 63%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Biology. Graduating 23% of students, Texas Southern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,700.

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3100 CLEBURNE ST
HOUSTON, TX 77004
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About Texas Southern...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Texas Southern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

TSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
820-1000
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$42
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,921 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,033 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 103 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 130 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 130 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,684 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,146
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
74%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Lively
    39%
  • Opinionated
    18%
  • Outgoing
    14%
  • Freedom
    13%
  • Inspiring
    5%
  • Careing
    4%
  • Openly uplifting
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
40%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 121 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 148 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 100 responses
  • Lively
    50%
  • Enthusiastic
    18%
  • Willing to go the extra mile to educate correctly.
    11%
  • Okay
    9%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • OK
    4%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 74 responses

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