Applicants for any graduate program at TSU must complete and submit their application online. The link for applying online is as follows: https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=tsuAny application materials not submitted online need to be forwarded to:
The Graduate School
Texas Southern University
TSU Box #1254
3100 Cleburne Avenue Houston, Texas 77004
While there are several common elements for a graduate program application, at the graduate level, programs may vary in application requirements. When you initiate an application via the application portal and select a program you will be prompted to provide the application materials for that program.
A general checklist follows:
- Application for Admission
Apply online at: https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=tsu
- Official Transcripts
- Essay/Statement of Purpose
- Professional Resume
- Letters of Recommendation
- GRE Scores (or GMAT Scores for business programs) - if required by the Program
- TOEFL / IELTS Scores – for International Applicants Only
- $50/- Non-Refundable Application Fee ($75/- For International Applicants), payable To Texas Southern University
At the Graduate level, some programs offer admission during Fall, Spring, and the Summer semester; some programs only accept new students for Fall and Spring; some programs, especially at the Doctoral level, only accept students during the Fall semester. Click here for a list of programs with application deadlines for the respective semesters that applicants can apply for.
Applicants for all Doctoral programs at TSU must submit official GRE Scores as part of their application. At the Masters level programs vary in their respective requirements.
Click here for a list of programs with GRE requirement as noted.
For programs requiring the GRE (or GMAT for business programs) applicants must submit official scores as part of their application.
Texas Southern University Institutional Code for GRE/GMAT: 6824
International applicants from most countries must submit an evaluated transcript evaluated by a TSU approved transcript evaluation service provider.
Click on the following link for a list of TSU approved Transcript Evaluation Service Providers:
TOEFL or IELTS Scores:
International applicants also need to submit official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score if the applicant’s native language is not English, unless the applicant has received an undergraduate degree from a U.S. college or university. A TOEFL score of at least 550 on the paper based test or 213 on the computer based test or 79 on the Internet based test is required. An official IELTS score can be submitted in lieu of TOEFL in which case a minimum overall band score of 6.0 is required.
Texas Southern University Institutional Code for TOEFL: 6824
For IELTS select Texas Southern University
For additional questions and/or information regarding other international issues such as submission of a financial guarantee, I-20, etc. please review the FAQ section for International Admission.
The Graduate School is located on Level 2 (Suite 201) of Hannah Hall which is the main administration building at Texas Southern University (HH 201).
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|Graduate School||Application/Admission||713-313-4410||HH firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Admissions Officer||Ms. Leddie Smith||713-313-7941||HH 201E||Leddie.Smith@tsu.edu|
|Associate Dean||Dr. Mahesh Vanjani||713-313-7786||HH 201H||Mahesh.Vanjani@tsu.edu|