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SAT scores needed to get into Texas Southern University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Texas Southern University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 910

The average composite SAT score for admitted Texas Southern University freshman is 910 out of 1600. For perspective, a 910 is in the 24th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 820 to 1000

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 820 to 1000. The 75th percentile score is 1000 while the 25th percentile score is 820.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by TSU but we estimate it to be around a 730 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 445

The average score for TSU students on the math portion of the SAT is 445 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 400 and the 75th percentile score 490.

Average SAT Reading Score 465

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 420 to 510 and the average score for Texas Southern University students is 465.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

43 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Texas Southern University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Texas Southern University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 63%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.0.

Can I get into TSU with a 1000 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1000 or higher is very competitive at TSU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 76% or higher.

Can I get into TSU with a 910 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 910 to 990 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 63% to 75%.

Can I get into TSU with a 820 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 820 to 900 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 47% to 61% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into TSU with a 730 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 730 to 810 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 45% chance of admission to TSU. SAT scores below 730 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Texas Southern University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 99%
1540 99%
1530 99%
1520 99%
1510 99%
1500 99%
1490 99%
1480 99%
1470 99%
1460 99%
1450 99%
1440 99%
1430 99%
1420 98%
1410 98%
1400 98%
1390 98%
1380 98%
1370 98%
1360 98%
1350 98%
1340 97%
1330 97%
1320 97%
1310 97%
1300 96%
1290 96%
1280 96%
1270 96%
1260 95%
1250 95%
1240 95%
1230 94%
1220 94%
1210 94%
1200 93%
1190 93%
1180 92%
1170 92%
1160 91%
1150 90%
1140 90%
1130 89%
1120 88%
1110 88%
1100 87%
1090 86%
1080 85%
1070 84%
1060 83%
1050 82%
1040 81%
1030 80%
1020 79%
1010 78%
1000 76%
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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.