Texas Southern University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,942
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,540
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.05%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
90.9%
8,554 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
9,034
82.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
21.3%
260 Graduates

About

Texas Southern University is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Southern University were Banking & Financial Support Services (94 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (82 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (71 degrees).

In 2019, 1,735 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Southern University. 53.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,151 degrees), 6.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southern University is $6,942, which is $−21,558 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southern University is $6,942, which is $−21,558 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,540.

In 2019, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,942
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Texas Southern University was $6,942. The cost of tuition at Texas Southern University is $−21,558 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,540
2019 Value
1.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Texas Southern University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,540. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Texas Southern University grew by 1.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,688
Room and Board
$1,640
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Southern University was of $11,688 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,640. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.00428% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Texas Southern University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.26% with respect to 2018, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.05%
2017 Default Rate
258
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Southern University was 9.05%, which represents 258 out of the 2850 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Texas Southern University received 8,554 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 37.9% annual decline. Out of those 8,554 applicants, 7,772 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.9% acceptance rate.

There were 9,034 students enrolled at Texas Southern University in 2019, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Southern University has an overall enrollment yield of 19%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
7,772
Accepted Out of 8,554

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas Southern University was 90.9% (7,772 admissions from 8,554 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 56.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −37.9%, while admissions declined by −0.385%.

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SAT Scores

81%
Submission Percentage
1,189
Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Southern University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Southern University has a total enrollment of 9,034 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southern University is 7,464 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,570. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at Texas Southern University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Southern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.9% Black or African American, 8.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Asian, 2.18% White, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0664% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Southern University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.28%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (42.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (21.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Southern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,034 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southern University is 7,464 and the part-time enrollment is 1,570. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at Texas Southern University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas Southern University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Texas Southern University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    7,126
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    788
  3. Asian
    289

The enrolled student population at Texas Southern University is 78.9% Black or African American, 8.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Asian, 2.18% White, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0664% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 135 more women than men received degrees from Texas Southern University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Southern University is black or african american (1,151 degrees awarded). There were 6.43 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Southern University is Banking & Financial Support Services (94 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (82 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (71 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Southern University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (122 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (78 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Other managers (203,761 people), Social workers, all other (167,975 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (151,159 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (125,639 people), and Marketing managers (83,587 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communications (92 degrees), and History (21 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communications (92 degrees), and History (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Elementary & secondary schools (349,344 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (219,435 people), Computer Systems Design (156,521 people), Legal services (136,903 people), and Individual & family services (124,738 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communications (92 degrees), and History (21 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas Southern University.
Most Common
  1. 94 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 82 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 71 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Southern University was Banking & Financial Support Services with 94 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

800
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
935
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 800 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southern University, which is 0.856 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (935).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southern University in Law, which is 1 times approximately the same the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 89 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Southern University in Law, which is 1 times approximately the same the 89 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 8% of students graduating from Texas Southern University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Southern University is Male and Asian (60% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,151 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    179 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Southern University is black or african american (1,151 degrees awarded). There were 6.43 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    719 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    432 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas Southern University is black or african american female (719 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (432 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Southern University has an endowment valued at nearly $58M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.34M (9.2%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Texas Southern University had a total salary expenditure of $242M. Texas Southern University employs 180 No academic ranks, 126 Professors, and 91 Associate professors. Most academics at Texas Southern University are Female No academic ranks (102), Male No academic ranks(78), and Male Professors (77).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southern University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 204 employees, Service, with 162 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 109 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$58M
2019 Endowment
2.27%
decline from 2018

Texas Southern University has an endowment valued at about $58M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Southern University declined 2.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $253M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $20.2M - Federal
  2. $10.2M - State
  3. $326k - Local

As of 2019, Texas Southern University received $20.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.2M from state grants and contracts, and $326k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$97.1M
2019 Salaries
4.41%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Texas Southern University paid a median of $97.1M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($242M) and a 4.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.85% growth from 2017 and a 2.79% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.4M
Instructional Salaries
433
Number of Employees

In 2019, Texas Southern University paid a total of $37.4M to 433 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
180 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
204 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Southern University were No academic rank with 180 employees; Professor with 126 employees; and Professor with 91 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southern University were Office and Administrative Support with 204 employees; Service with 162 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 109 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Southern University was Female No academic rank with 102 employees, Male No academic rank with 78 employees, and Male Professor with 77 employees.

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