Houston Southeast is home to two of the city’s leading universities, whose histories date back almost a century and whose legacy of academic excellence lives on in graduates throughout Houston and Texas, across the country, and around the world.

The University of Houston was established in 1927 and is a Tier One campus offering undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance learning, and continuing education programs. With over 42,000 students and 2,300 faculty, it is ranked among the top colleges in America by The Princeton Review and has been recognized nationally for its law school and entrepreneurship studies.

The University also serves the community through partnerships with area businesses and initiatives to improve the quality of life in the city and beyond. With a focus on both innovation and delivering a practical, relevant education, UH is helping to shape the future with arts programs that spark and sustain creativity, health programs that protect our well-being, and energy programs that meet the changing demands of a changing oil and gas industry.

Founded in 1927, Texas Southern University is one of the largest historically black universities in America. Committed to its vision of becoming one of the nation’s leading metropolitan academic institutions, it offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, including highly regarded learning opportunities in aviation, engineering, maritime transportation, business, public affairs, communications, law, science and technology, education, liberal arts, and pharmacy and health sciences.

TSU’s graduates have successful careers that extend from classrooms to board rooms as leading educators, lawyers, public servants, pharmacists, entrepreneurs, and artists, and have achieved leadership roles locally, nationally, and internationally. This is due in no small part to the University’s focus on maximizing the potential of young men and women of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and preparing them to take an active, constructive role in the world around them.