Texas Southern University is on a 147-acre campus in an urban setting in Houston, Texas, not far from Houston. There are many activities and organizations for Texas Southern University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Texas Southern University also has fraternities and sororities.
Texas Southern University has a thriving Debate Team. In fact, more students participate in Debate Team than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Texas Southern University include University Program Council, Student Government Association, Band and Greek Letter Organizations.
The Texas Southern University community comes together each year for Homecoming Festival, Labor Day Classic Game and Spring Festival.
Texas Southern University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. . There are 1,932 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,298 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Texas Southern University offers coed housing.
At Texas Southern University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Texas Southern University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Texas Southern University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Texas Southern University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Texas Southern University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Texas Southern University, take U.S. Highway 59 to Houston, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to William P. Hobby airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Texas Southern University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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