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Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University possesses an impressive array of more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations, a diverse faculty, 80-plus student organizations, and an extensive 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.

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On September 14, 1927, the Houston Public School Board agreed to fund the development of two junior colleges: one for whites and one for African-Americans.  And so, with a loan from the Houston Public School Board of $2,800, the Colored Junior College was born in the summer of 1927 under the supervision of the Houston School District. 


Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative programs that are responsive to its urban setting, and transforming diverse students into lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and creative leaders in their local, national, and global communities.


Significant advancements in improving the health care of underrepresented minorities will be dependent on educating and training larger numbers of minority health care providers and scientists. The biomedical research arm of TSU became a powerful expression of this ideal with the construction of a 19,380 square feet addition to the Gray Hall Pharmacy building that houses the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, a molecular biology core facility, a vivarium, and a level three biosafety lab.


The Career Services department is here to assist you from your first day on campus to your graduation and beyond. Our office provides a wide variety of resources to help you during every step of your career development process. This includes choosing a major, assistance with your internship or job search, planning for graduate school, résumé and cover letter help and more!


Student services

The Division of Student Services is in a unique position in that we connect to almost every facet of the university. We support the academic mission by providing services which assist students with identifying, clarifying, and achieving their educational goals. The Division is comprised of the following services and programs: Office of the Dean of Students, Student Life Center, Student Health Center, Career Services Center, Residence Life & Housing, Scholarships, Recreation and Wellness Center, Center on the Family, Judicial Affairs, TSU Bands, Veteran Affairs, University Counseling Center, Disability Services, Academic Advising, Student Activities and Campus Events and Student Academic Enhancement Services.

Housing services

Housing and Dining Rates provided are for an academic year contract (fall and spring semesters).  The total amount due for the year is calculated by combining the rates of the Housing and Dining options selected by a student during the Housing application process. All rental rates do not include meal plan costs.

Library services

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Medical services

The University experience creates many opportunities for challenges and growth. At times, students may have some difficulty coping with these changes and feel stressed, lonely, depressed, or overwhelmed. The University Counseling Center staff can assist students to overcome these challenges successfully.

Student Life

Campus life

Texas Southern University is situated in the heart of America's fourth-largest city, Houston, a vast, teeming metropolis characterized by a diverse population, a vibrant business climate, an outstanding performing and visual arts community and an almost unparalleled quality of life.

Sports facilities

The mission of the Facilities Department is to be the support system in the area of Maintenance, Construction, Safety and Planning to the University by means of accountability and availability. It is our objective to put the needs of the University first to ensure that all matters of concern are addressed in a timely manner.

Student clubs

  • African Pharmacy Student Association
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • Student Environmental Health Association
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc.
  • Lambda Beta Society for Respiratory Therapy
  • Pre-Health Professions Club
  • Rho Chi Society
  • Student National Pharmaceutical Association


Texas Southern University is fully accredited institution by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Texas City, Texas, United States

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