Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative programs that are responsive to global challenges, and transforming diverse students into lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and creative leaders.
Texas Southern University is one of the nation’s preeminent comprehensive urban universities recognized by the excellence of our programs, the quality of our instruction, and our innovative research. We are committed to being a contributing partner to our community, state, nation, and world.
- T - TEAMWORK is our strength. We, at TSU, believe that working together, we achieve more.
- S - STUDENT SUCCESS , FIRST in everything we undertake; if students see it, they can do it.
- U - UNPRECEDENTED in our resolve to succeed and be ACCOUNTABLE for what we do.
- P - PROUD to be an INDEPENDENT, URBAN UNIVERSITY, committed to SERVING OUR STUDENTS & COMMUNITY.
- R - RESEARCH-DRIVEN and resolved in our commitment to COLLABORATION and EXCELLENCE.
- O - OPTIMISTIC in our ability to be INNOVATIVE AND ENTREPRENEURIAL in deriving and advancing new ideas.
- U - UNITED in everything we do, UNBEATABLE at what we do, and UNRELENTING in our approach to progress.
- D - DISTINCT in our academic programs and in DIVERSITY of thought.