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History
• Founded: September 14, 1927
• Founded By: Houston Public School Board
• The school started out as Houston College for
Negroes. On June 1st 1951 the school named
was changed to Texas Southern University. The
students that attended petitioned the
legislature for the phrase “Negroes” to be
removed from the name of the school.
Description
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Location: Houston, TX
Size: 150-acre
Public College
Lanier East Hall, co-ed
Lanier West Hall, for female students
The Urban Academic Village, co-ed
University Courtyard Apartments
Tierwester Oaks
Application
Requirements
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Completed application
$42.00 application fee
Official High School transcript
Grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00
Official SAT and ACT test scores
ACT 17 or 820
Complete placement testing upon admission
Deadlines
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Application Deadlines:
Fall – July 15
Spring – December 15
Summer I – May 15
Summer II – June 22
Financial Aid Deadline:
Priority – April 15 for fall
Academics
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Jesse H. Jones School of Business
College of Education
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
School of Communication
Thomas F. Freeman Honors College
College of Continuing Education
Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs
College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences
College of Science and Technology
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
The Graduate School
The Teaching and Learning Excellence Center (TLEC)
Activities
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University Museum
Tiger Walk
Athletic Facilities
Postal Services
Libraries
Financial Aid
• Eligible Student:
• SAT score of 1200 or higher; or composite ACT score of
19 or higher.
• Minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.00.
• Must be a citizen of the U.S. or a permanent resident.
• Filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA).
• Demonstrate financial need.
• Priority Deadline: April 30th
• Scholarship Range: $4000 - $6000
Career Services
• TSU Human Resources help students find their
desired jobs on and off campus. Males
between the age of 18 and 25 must be
registered with the selective service system to
be eligible for employment. They also provide
the Texas Job Fair for the students to broaden
their job opportunities.
Social Activities
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Greek Life:
Alpha Angels Inc. ( AAI )
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Omega Gem Sisterhood
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Sports:
Men: Baseball, basketball, cross country/track & field, football and golf.
Women: Basketball, bowling, cross country/track & field, golf, soccer, softball,
volleyball.
Volunteer Services:
Aging and Intergenerational Resources
Crisis Intervention Unit
Open Access Computer Laboratory
Parent-Child Learning Laboratory
W.R. Banks Child Development Laboratory
Work Study Opportunities Program
Campus Living
• Lanier East & West Hall are available for all TSU students as
far as living arrangements go.
• The residence halls housing requires a fall & spring
semester lease.
• A roommate profile is included with the housing
application.
• Students will receive information about what is allowed
and not allowed in Residence Hall with their confirmation
letter in the official Welcome Brochure.
• Chase ATM is available for all students.
• Any student under the age of 21 is prohibited of alcoholic
beverages on the campus of Texas Southern University or at
University- sponsored activities.
• Drugs are prohibited period to any student on campus.
Meal Plans
My Academics
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Course 1- Math
Course 2- Physics
Course 3- Chemistry
Course 4- English
Course 5- Entrepreneurship

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