Admissions Process

Congratulations on making the decision to return to college to complete your degree! We are eager to help you accomplish this goal.

Minimum Admission Criteria

  • Students must have a minimum of 60 transferable credits  of completed coursework
  • Students must have a minimum combined GPA of 2.0 for coursework


Download the 2023-2024 Student Handbook here

Undergraduate Admissions Application Deadlines

Semester Enrolled



August 1


January 6

Summer I

May 15


June 15



A. Readmit student:  (attended TSU AND attended other institutions)

Be prepared to upload official transcripts from all the institutions you have attended.

Forward all official transcripts from each institution attended as noted below:

  1. Electronically through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system, e.g., Speede/TRex, Parchment/Naviance, National Student Clearinghouse, and Greenlight
  2. Electronic Transcripts

  3. National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Services

  4. Please have Official Transcripts emailed to:

* Please note sending transcripts in the mail will cause a delay in an admissions decision .

B. Transfer Student: (Never attended TSU)

  • Prospective students will apply via Apply Texas.
  • Be prepared to upload unofficial transcripts from all the institutions you have attended
  • Please have Official Transcripts emailed to:
  • Submit a $42.00 non-refundable application fee, or approved fee waiver request - PAY APPLICATION FEE ONLINE No application will be processed without the required application fee or an approved fee waiver.

General Admissions Contact Information


The College of Transdisciplinary Studies follows The Graduate School admissions process for entry into its graduate programs. Students pursing a graduate degree must apply for admissions through The Graduate School.

    1. Submit an application using the link below:
    Please create an account to get started
    1. Pay the $50 application fee for domestic students. Make sure to pay the application fee online before submitting your application only
    1.  Resume
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3.  Three letters of recommendation.
    4. Official transcripts with degree confirmation from all schools attended
    The deadline to submit all required official documents for Fall 2023 is 8/11/2023. An early submission is encouraged.
    You can email us your resume, essay, unofficial transcripts with degree confirmation, and letters of recommendation to in pdf attachment format
    All schools attended can send/email official transcripts to TSU Graduate School to the following:
  • The Graduate School Texas Southern University TSU Box #1254 3100 Cleburne Houston, TX 77004-1254
       Send official electronic transcripts to TSU Graduate School to
  • Apply Now for admission through the Graduate Online Application
  • Submit transcripts as requested by The Graduate School
  • The College of Transdisciplinary Studies does not require the GRE

Graduate Admissions Contact Information