Texas Southern University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Texas Southern University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Texas Southern University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,338 out of 10,487 applicants or 51% were admitted making Texas Southern University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Texas Southern University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 810
SAT Scores for Texas Southern University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 490
SAT Math 75th 500
SAT Composite 75th 980
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas Southern University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 725. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 895 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas Southern University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
980 and Above Good >64%
895 to 980 Avg + 51%-64%
810 to 895 Avg - 38%-51%
725 to 810 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 725 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Texas Southern University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Texas Southern University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 19
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Texas Southern University?

Admission data indicates that Texas Southern University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas Southern University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas Southern University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >64%
17 to 19 Avg + 51%-64%
15 to 17 Avg - 38%-51%
13 to 15 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 13 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Texas Southern University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Texas Southern University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,443 4,044 10,487
Accepted 3,429 1,909 5,338
Acceptance Rate 53% 47% 51%
Enrolled 862 595 1,457
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 31% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas Southern University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Texas Southern University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas Southern University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229063 IPEDS survey data for Texas Southern University.

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