Graduate Programs Overview

Texas Southern University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Houston, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,091 for Texas residents and $13,148 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-eight graduate programs: 27 Master's, 11 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 360 students have been conferred Master's degree and 312 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameTexas Southern University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX
Graduate School Students2,128 students
269 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,091
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 38 Graduate Programs
27 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Texas Southern University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Texas residents, the tuition & fees are $6,091 and $13,148 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $100 for Texas residents and $472 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$100$472
Books & Supplies$1,646
Room & Board$9,280 (On-Campus) / $13,938 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,945 (On-Campus) / $4,945 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,962$29,019
Off-Campus Total$26,620$33,677
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Texas Southern University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 38 major areas - 24 Master's (3 online programs), 9 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services

Graduate Student Population

Total 9,732 students enrolled in Texas Southern University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,128 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 837 male and 1,291 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,524 full-time and 604 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 269 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 288 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students837
Women Students1,291
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,524
Part-time Students604
By race/ethnicity 125 White, 1,448 Black, and 207 Asian students are attending at Texas Southern University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races7
15 students are younger than 22 and 326 students are older than 65. The school has 1,245 students aged between 22 and 30 and 532 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under15
40 & Over326
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Texas Southern University, 269 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 288 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,128
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses269
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses288
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,571
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses269
Texas Resident232
Other State In U.S.33
Outside of U.S.4

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