Texas Southern University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Texas Southern University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,965 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1947 and is one of the 68 schools and colleges located in Houston, Texas.

Texas Southern University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Texas Southern University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Texas Southern University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Law, Medical, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
46%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Texas Southern University is very low at 46% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Texas Southern University is very low: 21%.

Student to faculty ratio at Texas Southern University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,500
High
Average tuition costs are slightly high - $13,200 per year. The additional fees at Texas Southern University beyond tuition are roughly $7,300; which comes to $20,500 a year.

Read the details about Texas Southern University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 10,487 applications were submitted and 5,338 were accepted, so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Texas Southern University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Texas Southern University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Texas Southern University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Texas Southern University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Texas Southern University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Texas Southern University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Texas Southern University Location and Maps



Post Address: Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004, USA
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