Texas Southern University (229063)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,941
2022 Average Net Price
$11,826
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.14%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
96.8%
8,582 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,632
81.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.3%
320 Graduates

About

Texas Southern University (229063) is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Texas Southern University (229063) were Law (175 degrees awarded) and Pharmacy (70 degrees).

In 2022, 1,481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Southern University (229063). 63.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,159 degrees), 9.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southern University (229063) is $6,941, which is $−23,209 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southern University (229063) is $6,941, which is $−23,209 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,826.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Texas Southern University (229063) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,941
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas Southern University (229063) was $6,941. The cost of tuition at Texas Southern University (229063) is $−23,209 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$11,826
2022 Value
19.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Texas Southern University (229063) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,826. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Texas Southern University (229063) grew by 19.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,834
Room and Board
$1,654
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Southern University (229063) was of $11,834 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.94% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,654. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.486% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Texas Southern University (229063) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.5% with respect to 2021, when 87% 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.
2.14%
2019 Default Rate
68
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Southern University (229063) was 2.14%, which represents 68 out of the 3175 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 (229063) received 8,582 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 18.7% annual growth. Out of those 8,582 applicants, 8,307 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.8% acceptance rate.

There were 8,632 students enrolled at Texas Southern University (229063) in 2022. 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Southern University (229063) has an overall enrollment yield of 28.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8,307
Accepted Out of 8,582

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas Southern University (229063) was 96.8% (8,307 admissions from 8,582 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 18.7%, while admissions grew by 24.8%..

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SAT Scores

32%
Submission Percentage (2022)
754
Scores Submitted (2022)

32% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Southern University (229063) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Southern University (229063) had a total enrollment of 8,632 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southern University (229063) is 7,034 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,598. This means that 81.5% of students enrolled at Texas Southern University (229063) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Southern University (229063), both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.4% Black or African American, 9.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 1.66% White, 0.162% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0927% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Southern University (229063) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (56%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Southern University (229063) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,632 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southern University (229063) is 7,034 and the part-time enrollment is 1,598. This means that 81.5% of students enrolled at Texas Southern University (229063) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 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 (229063) was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Texas Southern University (229063) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    6,943 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    819 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    302 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas Southern University (229063) is 80.4% Black or African American, 9.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 1.66% White, 0.162% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0927% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 44 students (0.51%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 391 more women than men received degrees from Texas Southern University (229063). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Southern University (229063) is black or african american (1,159 degrees awarded). There were 9.05 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Texas Southern University (229063) is Law (175 degrees awarded), followed by Pharmacy (70 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Southern University (229063), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (181 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees).

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 (229063) are Physicians (400,109 people), Other managers (188,171 people), Social workers, all other (182,611 people), Police officers (147,015 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (126,553 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University (229063) in 2022 are Legal (181 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), and Biology (99 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (229063) are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University (229063) are Legal (181 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), and Biology (99 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Southern University (229063) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (564,549 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (375,949 people), Elementary & secondary schools (346,134 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,120 people), and Offices of physicians (209,793 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southern University (229063) are Legal (181 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), and Biology (99 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (229063).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 78 degrees awarded
  2. 75 degrees awarded
  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Southern University (229063) was General Biological Sciences with 78 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

545
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
936
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 545 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southern University (229063), which is 0.582 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (936).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southern University (229063) in Law, which is 0.636 times less than the 107 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southern University (229063) in Law, which is 1.57 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 7% of students graduating from Texas Southern University (229063) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Texas Southern University (229063) is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.25% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,159 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    128 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Southern University (229063) is black or african american (1,159 degrees awarded). There were 9.05 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    759 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    400 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas Southern University (229063) is black or african american female (759 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (400 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Southern University (229063) has an endowment valued at nearly $75.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.29M (3.04%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Texas Southern University (229063) had a total salary expenditure of 282M. Texas Southern University (229063) employs 127 No academic ranks, 109 Professors and 82 Associate professors. Most academics at Texas Southern University (229063) are Female No academic rank (72), Male Professor (66), and Male No academic rank (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southern University (229063) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 206 employees, Service, with 123 employees, and Management with 122 employees.

Endowment

$75.5M
2022 Endowment
11.9%
decline from 2021

Texas Southern University (229063) has an endowment valued at about $75.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Southern University (229063) declined 11.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $297M 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. $20.9M - Federal
  2. $8.49M - State
  3. $300k - Local

As of 2022, Texas Southern University (229063) received $20.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.49M from state grants and contracts, and $300k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$97.2M
2022 Salaries
2.81%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas Southern University (229063) paid a median of $97.2M in salaries, which represents 34.4% of their overall expenditure ($282M) and a 2.81% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.7M
Instructional Salaries
370
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas Southern University (229063) paid a total of $33.7M to 370 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
127 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
206 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Southern University (229063) were No academic rank with 127 employees, Professor with 109 employees, and Associate professor with 82 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southern University (229063) were Office and Administrative Support with 206 employees, Service with 123 employees, and Management with 122 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Southern University (229063) was Female No academic rank with 72 employees, Male Professor with 66 employees, and Male No academic rank with 55 employees.

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