If you are thinking about applying to Texas Southern University, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and the application fee is $42.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Texas Southern University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8.6%|
|Mean SAT Score||968|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||79%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||30%|
Texas Southern University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is not competitive to get into Texas Southern University. Texas Southern University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Texas Southern University accepted 66% of students, around 4,438 of the 6,687 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Texas Southern University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
Transfer student admissions is not competitive.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Texas Southern University must submit the following items. Double check with Texas Southern University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Other Requirements||√||TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Assessment, minimum ACT score of 17/SAT 820|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Texas Southern University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 86.6% submitted a class rank. At Texas Southern University 8.6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26.6% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Texas Southern University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||6.6%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.3%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18.5%|
|2.50 and 2.9||36.3%|
|2.00 and 2.49||5.4%|
Texas Southern University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Texas Southern University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 79% of Texas Southern University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 30% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a Texas Southern University student is 968.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Texas Southern University students scored 520 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Texas Southern University students scored 520 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Texas Southern University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Texas Southern University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Texas Southern University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Texas Southern University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Texas Southern University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Texas Southern University?
Students who are admitted to Texas Southern University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Texas Southern University accept transfer credits?
Texas Southern University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Texas Southern University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Texas Southern University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Texas Southern University?
Texas Southern University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Texas Southern University's acceptance rate?
Texas Southern University's acceptance rate is 66%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Texas Southern University is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Texas Southern University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Texas Southern University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.11. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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