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#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
7,015
Texas Southern University overview
Location Houston, Texas
Online tsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Texas Southern University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Houston, Texas, Texas Southern University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,687 prospective students applied, and 4,438 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 724 enrolled in the school.  5,510 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,505 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,437 plus fees of $1,736. TSU is ranked 865 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Texas Southern University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
1/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

TSU is rated within the lower 27% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Texas Southern University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Texas Southern University overview
SAT 890/1040
ACT 17/20
GPA 3.11
Applications Accepted
66.4% 
Texas Southern University overview
Applications Due Apr 30, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $42

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$7,437
In State Costs for Texas Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,646
Other Fees$1,736
Room and Board $9,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,945
Total One Year Cost$25,044
Out of State Resident Tuition
$19,707
Out of State Costs for Texas Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,646
Other Fees$1,736
Room and Board $9,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,945
Total One Year Cost$37,314

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$36,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
12% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas Southern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Health Professions 13%
Communication 9%
Biology 9%
General Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229063 IPEDS survey data for Texas Southern University.

Current students may use the Texas Southern University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.