Texas Southern University is one of the largest and most comprehensive Historically Black Colleges & Universities(HBCU) in the nation. TSU is one of only four independent public universities in Texas and recognized as one of America’s Top HBCUs by U.S. News & World Report.
TSU is the leading producer of college degrees to African Americans and Hispanics in Texas and ranks 4th in the United States in doctoral and professional degrees conferred to African Americans. The university has more than 45 buildings on a 150-acre urban gated campus in the middle of Houston’s Third Ward. The campus is only three miles southeast of Downtown Houston and six miles east of Uptown Houston.