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Texas Southern University

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Rating

Public

Type

10,979

Students

$20,097

Tuition

91%

Acceptance

#1567

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Houston, TX

3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004

Texas Southern University is a mid-sized historically black public university located in Houston, TX with a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. It has a total of 8,651 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 90.86% of applicants. Texas Southern University offers 80 different majors and is best known for its civil engineering technologies, computer engineering technologies, and rhetoric and composition programs (nationally ranked 22nd, 30th, and 48th respectively). With a tuition cost of $7,437 for students from Texas and $20,097 for those from out-of-state, Texas Southern University is moderately priced. 25.62% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $31,300 per year, which is 25% under the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$21,833/Year
Above Average

Texas Southern University

$21,833

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$38,003/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,642/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

91%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Texas Southern University

91%

National

69%
Sat

840 - 1000

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

19%

ACT

15 - 18

30% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$42

Students

8,651Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,503

Part-Time

104
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

20%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Business Administration and Management, General6% Banking and Financial Support Services6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General78% Others

9% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Banking and Financial Support Services

6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

78% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

138 Graduates

Banking and Financial Support Services

6%

94 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

87 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

5%

74 Graduates

Public Administration

5%

70 Graduates

General Studies

5%

67 Graduates

Health/Health Care Administration/Management

4%

60 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

56 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

87,220

Academic Spend per Student

$10,797

Full-time Retention Rate

55%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$24,700/Year

Texas Southern University

$24,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$24,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$31,300

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

25%