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Texas Southern University
  • 4 Year
  • HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  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 B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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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 6,032 undergraduate students. The Texas Southern acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Banking and Finance, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Biology. Graduating 23% of students, Texas Southern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,700.

About

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

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TSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
840-1000
ACT Range
15-18
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
$14,540 / 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
$9,321 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 98 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 114 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 114 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    32%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,032 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,060
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
80%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Lively
    45%
  • Opinionated
    18%
  • Freedom
    15%
  • Outgoing
    8%
  • Careing
    5%
  • Inspiring
    3%
  • Openly uplifting
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 105 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 132 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 84 responses
  • Lively
    55%
  • Enthusiastic
    14%
  • Willing to go the extra mile to educate correctly.
    11%
  • Okay
    10%
  • OK
    5%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • no community
    1%

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. 73 responses

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