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See which majors are most popular at TSU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
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Excellence in Achievement
Texas Southern University is one of the nation’s largest HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), possesses an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty, 80-plus student organizations, and an alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage.
TSU Now & Forever
Texas Southern University touches not just students on campus, but the entire community in which it resides. We believe this is a responsibility, a duty, and most of all, a privilege. The University welcomes the young and old with open arms and provides unique centers of learning: the TSU Urban learning Center where families are provided rich educational resources and the most sophisticated, state of the art technological resources; the University Museum, which houses stunning works of art, including those by world renowned muralist Dr. John Biggers, and thought-provoking social displays and exhibits; the Barbara Jordan archives, that chronicle the rich history of this distinguished graduate, and numerous other distinctive learning environments.
Texas Southern University is a small version of the City of Houston, with its many cultures and great vitality. Students of all ages and ethnic backgrounds mix in a comfortable atmosphere. In recent years the University community has greatly increased in diversity. Students come from all walks of life, representing almost every race, color and creed as well as a wide range of ages and backgrounds. The University provides excellent educational opportunities for Texas residents and individuals from around the nation, and the world. Over 63% of TSU students are from Harris County. Additionally, the faculty and student body represents 114 other Texas counties, 40 states, three territories and 68 counties. You will get a glimpse of true urban life at TSU, which is located in one of Houston's many culturally enriched neighborhoods. TSU's location in Houston, its diversity and its vitality make it an exciting place to study and learn.