Texas Southern University is a small version of the City of Houston, with its many cultures and great vitality. Students of all ages and ethnic backgrounds mix in a comfortable atmosphere. In recent years the University community has greatly increased in diversity. Students come from all walks of life, representing almost every race, color and creed as well as a wide range of ages and backgrounds. The University provides excellent educational opportunities for Texas residents and individuals from around the nation, and the world. Over 63% of TSU students are from Harris County. Additionally, the faculty and student body represents 114 other Texas counties, 40 states, three territories and 68 counties. You will get a glimpse of true urban life at TSU, which is located in one of Houston's many culturally enriched neighborhoods. TSU's location in Houston, its diversity and its vitality make it an exciting place to study and learn.