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 possesses an impressive array of more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations.
TSU Career & Professional Development Center is part of TSU’s Division of Student Services. Our comprehensive services are open to all students and alumni. The mission of TSU Career & Professional Development Center is to contribute to the TSU community of learning by providing exceptional career development services that help students apply their education and experiences toward advancing their career goals over a lifetime.
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University Towers are two traditional dormitory-style towers designated for our first-time freshmen students. All bedrooms are shard for with two residents sharing a living space. Every room is fully-furnished with a twin bed, desk, chair, wardrobe closet for each resident.
University Courtyard and Tierwester Oaks are apartment-style properties designated for our upperclassmen students. Tierwester Oaks offers a 2-bedroom/2-bathroom and 4-bedroom/2bathroom option while University Courtyard offers only the 4-bedroom/2-bathroom option.
The TSU Library Learning Center empowers scholars by providing access to robust collections, qualified staff and innovative work spaces that advance teaching and learning and stimulate scholarship, community engagement, intellectual inquiry and civic discourse. Reviewed Spring, 2019.
Student Health Services is an acute care facility committed to providing high quality health care, to students attending Texas Southern University (TSU). We believe when you feel well, you perform better. We have a dedicated team of medical professionals available to help when you are sick or injured.
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. While maintaining its position as the world's energy capital, in recent years Houston has experienced a transformation into a global leader.
The REC Center
Texas Southern University is fully accredited institution by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.