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Colleges / Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

Houston, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate63%

About Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University is a public, state university in the city of Houston, Texas. Texas Southern University was founded in 1947. The university enrolls around 7,524 students a year, including 5,726 undergrad students.

Texas Southern University Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Texas Southern University. The acceptance rate at Texas Southern University is 63%. In 2019, 10,554 students applied to Texas Southern University and 6,654 were admitted.

Texas Southern University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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Texas Southern University Campus Tours

Texas Southern University is located in the city of Houston, Texas, near Houston.

If you want to see Texas Southern University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 59 to Houston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, William P. Hobby.

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College Info

3100 Cleburne Avenue Houston, TX 77004-4584

Campus Setting: Urban

Texas Southern University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Texas Southern University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Texas Southern University is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Texas Southern University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

840 - 990


Math SAT Range

400 - 490


Reading SAT Range

420 - 510

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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990 and Above


840 to 990


840 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Texas Southern University students is 912. Applicants with SAT scores of 990 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Texas Southern University, while applicants with SAT scores between 840 to 990 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 840 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Texas Southern University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Texas Southern University is like? There are approximately 7,524 students enrolled at Texas Southern University, including 5,726 undergraduate students and 1,798 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from TX and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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