NESTLED ON A BEAUTIFUL 150-acre campus close to the heart of downtown Houston in the city’s historic Third Ward, Texas Southern University (TSU) is one of the nation’s largest historically Black colleges and universities.
TSU is a comprehensive, special-purpose, urban-programming research institution, providing academic and research programs that address critical urban issues and prepare students to become a force of positive change in a global society.
TSU offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations, partnered with eighty-plus student organizations. Its innovative teaching and learning are responsive to opportunities for public service that benefit the community and the world.
Degree programs include aviation science, business, communication, law, pharmacy, health administration and health information management, transportation studies, maritime transportation, emergency management, urban planning and environmental policy, and civil, electrical, and computer engineering. The university ranks first in Texas for degrees awarded to African Americans, according to DiverseEducation.com.
TSU boasts a high enrollment of undergraduate and graduate students from around the world. The student population makes TSU one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Texas, according to DiverseEducation.com.