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COLLEGE PROFILE

Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 2
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 4
History  
Academic Electives 6
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequired for someAugust 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for advising
ACT: Used for advising

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address3100 Cleburne Avenue
City, State, ZipHouston, TX  77004-4584
Phone(713) 313-7849
Fax(713) 527-7842
E-mailadmissions@tsu.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 15
Application Fee$42
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationAugust 28
Accept Offer of AdmissionJuly 31
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNot reported
Early Decision NotificationNot reported
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationNot accepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
 
Letters of
Recommendation
 
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate53% of 9,393 applicants were admitted
   Women55% of 5,705 applicants were admitted
   Men50% of 3,688 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled2,457 (49%) of 4,991 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,404 (45%) of 3,153 admitted students enrolled
   Men1,053 (57%) of 1,838 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission RateNot reported
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA2.96
3.75 and Above4%
3.50 - 3.7410%
3.25 - 3.4915%
3.00 - 3.2418%
2.50 - 2.9940%
2.00 - 2.4913%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math424 average
380-460 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
1%
Score of 500 - 600
13%
Score of 400 - 500
55%
Score of 300 - 400
28%
Score of 200 - 300
3%
SAT Critical Reading404 average
360-440 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
1%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
46%
Score of 200 - 300
6%
SAT Writing398 average
350-440 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
0%
Score of 500 - 600
8%
Score of 400 - 500
43%
Score of 300 - 400
44%
Score of 200 - 300
5%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite17 average
15-19 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
3%
Score of 18 - 23
37%
Score of 12 - 17
58%
Score of 6 - 11
2%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 5%
Top quarter: 22%
Top half: 58%
Bottom half: 42%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.80 3.11 461 436 430 20
Low 1.66 2.15 340 350 390 16
High 3.60 4.31 610 550 510 23
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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