Texas Southern University

Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 920
Tuition & Fees $21,443
Student Population 9,732
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,236

Academic Overview

Texas Southern University Campus, Houston, TX
Texas Southern University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $9,173 for Texas residents and $21,443 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,732 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 23% last year.
The salary after graduation from Texas Southern University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $37,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Texas Southern University are $9,173 for Texas residents and $21,443 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $6,091 for in-state students and $13,148 for out-of-state students.
Texas Southern University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at TSU. The acceptance rate of TSU is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 23% and the transfer-out rate is 37%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,236 and 76% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,732 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Texas Southern University is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Texas Southern University is 23 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Texas Southern University is 37 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Texas Southern University is 54 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Texas Southern University is 9,732
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Texas Southern University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,236 at Texas Southern University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

TSU offers 80 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree470
Master's Degree243
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship70
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Texas Southern University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,900)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Texas Southern University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges