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 (HBCUs).
As a comprehensive, special-purpose, urban-programming research institution, TSU provides academic and research programs that address critical urban issues and prepare students to become a force for positive change in a global society. It is one of only eleven HBCUs in the nation to achieve the prestigious R2–High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
TSU offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations. Its innovative teaching and learning are responsive to opportunities for public service via degree programs including aviation science management, business, communication, law, pharmacy, health administration and health information management, transportation studies, maritime transportation, emergency management, urban planning and environmental policy, and engineering.
TSU’s new College of Transdisciplinary Studies provides an avenue for non-degreed professionals to earn a bachelor’s or graduate degree that includes online, in-person, and hybrid course options and academic credit for work experience.
DiverseEducation.com ranks TSU first in Texas for degrees awarded to African Americans, and places it among the most diverse institutions of higher education in the state.