Students must carefully consider the financial implications of studying at Texas Southern University, so that they do not suffer unnecessary hardship or anxiety. A minimum of $500 in U.S. currency is needed to pay for transportation, meals, temporary accommodations (if necessary), and sundry items. Students are encouraged to bring at least $6,000.00 in U.S. traveler's checks to meet immediate educational and living expenses. Foreign drafts may take several weeks to cash, and regular bank checks may take even longer to cash. If a government requires payment of educational expenses with a check payable to Texas Southern University on a foreign bank, students must make certain that the check arrives at the university eight weeks prior to arrival. Mail cashier's check along with name, address, and semester to:
Office of International Students
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, Texas 77004, USA
Tel:(713) 313-4229 Fax:(713) 313-4380
Consider Costs :
The budget amounts listed below are typical average costs for undergraduate foreign students, based on 2010-2011* academic year. The cost of education budget reflects modest, but reasonable, educational and other related expenses. In future years, costs are expected to increase slightly. Based on 15 hours:
* 4% average annual increase
|1. Tuition and Fees
|3. Room and Board
|5. Health Insurance
Financial Assistance - International Students are not qualified for federal aid. Howerver other financial assistance may be provided through student work-study, scholarhips or loans.
Special Developmental Programs - focused on academic success and career preparation are provided tutorial labs, internships and mentoring.