TSU Urban Academic Village

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Improve students' overall academic performance.

Improve retention rates to the sophomore year and every year until graduation.
Improve graduation rates.

Provide activities that foster scholarship, leadership, civic engagement, cultural and personal development.

Prepare students to become productive members of the 21st century workforce.

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Financial Aid Assistance (based on G.P.A./special needs) Scholarship Sourcing.

UAV Learning Center (Computer Lab) 24/7.

Mentorship Program

Hands-On Tutoring

Internship/Employment Opportunities

Professional/Personal Enrichment Seminars (Dress for Success/Networking)

Community Outreach Program

Cultural (Global) Awareness/Events

Leadership Development

Early Course Registration (with academic advising)

Meeting Center

24/7 On-site Security


2.5 or higher high school GPA.

17 on the ACT or 820 on SAT or higher.

Enroll in a minimum of 15 credit hours. Student may not drop below 12 credit hours within each semester.

Students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hrs of study per week

Participate in all academic and extracurricular activities provided through Urban Academic Village.

Live in the newly renovated Academic Village.


Transcript (Texas residents - must include your TAKS scores with the Writing subscore)

SAT Score/ ACT Score

FAFSA confirmation letter

Candidate Pledge Form & Questionnaire. (Located under DOWNLOAD section)

Recommendation Letters (3) sealed and signed mailed to the address below – with at least 2 being from your instructors in a core subject (Math, Science, and English)

Please submit the above documentation via email to uav@tsu.edu or to the address on the right.

Once all of your documentation has been received you will be contacted for an interview.


For more Information, please email us at (uav@tsu.edu) with your contact information.

Or Call:


- View the Housing & Meal Plan
- Candidate Pledge & Questionnaire



Texas Southern University
Urban Academic Village
Learning Center
3100 Cleburne
Houston, TX 77004

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