More about Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University (TSU) was established in 1927 in Houston, Texas, US.

TSU’s broad range of over 100 courses are organised into 11 colleges and schools: Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leeland School of Public Affairs, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, College of Science and Technology, School of Communication, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Thomas F. Freeman Honors College and The Graduate School offering 24 masters, one Ed. D and four PhD programmes. 

The institution’s 150-acre campus has an active student life, with over 80 student organisations animating it. Students can participate in NCAA Division I sports such as baseball, basketball, football, golf, track and field, volleyball, soccer, softball and bowling. TSU is known for its diverse student body.

TSU’s well-known alumni include US Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, US Congressman and anti-poverty activist George “Mickey” Leland, Michael Strahan - Super Bowl Champion, TV personality and football analyst, Yolanda Adams - Dove-award winning Gospel music singer, Jennifer Holiday - Tony and US Grammy award winning entertainer, African-American member of the Texas House of Representatives Ruth McClendon, Gold Medal winner in Olympics Robert Taylor.

Key statistics

  • $18,986
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $10,566
    On-campus Room and Board
  • $30,900
    Salary after 10 years
Collected during US Rankings on 10th Oct 2016

Where we are


3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX 77004
United States