Texas Southern University

Acceptance Rate 97.01 %
SAT Average 910
2023 Tuition & Fees $21,413
Student Population 7,524
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,520

Academic Overview

Texas Southern University Campus, Houston, TX
Texas Southern University is a public, four-years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,173 for Texas residents and $21,413 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,328 for Texas residents and $15,488 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 7,524 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 97.01% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, TSU's tuition & fees is $9,173 for Texas residents and $21,413 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $8,328 for in-state students and $15,488 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at TSU. The acceptance rate of TSU is 97.01% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29.00%. The average graduation rate is 23% and the transfer-out rate is 35%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,520 and 87% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 7,524 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Texas Southern University is 97.01 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Texas Southern University is 23 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Texas Southern University is 35 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Texas Southern University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Texas Southern University is 7,524
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Texas Southern University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,520 at Texas Southern University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004
Online Applicationwww.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Financial Aidwww.tsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/index.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.tsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/college-costs.html
Veterans Tuitionwww.tsu.edu/students-services/departments/veterans-affairs/index.html
Disability Servicewww.tsu.edu/students-services/departments/disability-services/index.html

Offered Degrees

TSU offers 76 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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
Doctorate (Research)50
Doctorate (Practical)20

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:1,690)
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