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Sam Houston State University School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 1

  • Degree Type:

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

65%

40%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

68%

Average SAT Score Range

  • Unknown

ACT

42%

Average ACT Score

  • 18-23
  • 21

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
AP Credits
Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 27%

  • 48%

  • 52%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > Accounting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations Bachelor's Program
  • > Agricultural Mechanization, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Agriculture, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Animal Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Bachelor's Program
  • > Banking and Financial Support Services Bachelor's Program
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Business/Managerial Economics Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Chemistry, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Clinical Psychology Master's Program
  • > Commercial and Advertising Art Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance Master's Program
  • > Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Counseling Psychology Master's Program
  • > Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Master's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Curriculum and Instruction Master's Program
  • > Dance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Dietetics/Dietitian Master's Program
  • > Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Program
  • > Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision Master's Program
  • > Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Program
  • > Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Environmental Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Fashion Merchandising Bachelor's Program
  • > Finance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Foodservice Systems Administration/Management Bachelor's Program
  • > Forensic Chemistry Bachelor's Program
  • > Forensic Science and Technology Master's Program
  • > Geography Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health and Wellness, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Master's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Horticultural Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Industrial Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Interior Architecture Bachelor's Program
  • > International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Program
  • > Journalism Bachelor's Program
  • > Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Library and Information Science Master's Program
  • > Management Information Systems, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Mass Communication/Media Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Music Performance, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Music Therapy/Therapist Bachelor's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Operations Management and Supervision Bachelor's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program
  • > Photography Bachelor's Program
  • > Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Master's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Administration Master's Program
  • > Reading Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > School Psychology Master's Program
  • > Securities Services Administration/Management Master's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, General Master's Program
  • > Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Statistics, General Master's Program
  • > Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Master's Program

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $4,896.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $13,584.00

  • Graduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $16,098

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $16,098

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,116 89% $1,902,869.00 $17,537.00
Grant Aid 1,694 71% $14,539,262.00 $5,036.00
Student Loan - 62% $6,688,890.00 $4,749.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 13,300 82% $163,738,368.00 $12,311.00
Pell Grant Aid 6,956 43% $28,092,613.00 $4,039.00
Student Loan 9,399 58% $85,825,459.00 $9,131.00
Net Price
Year Income < 30K Income 30K — 48K Income 48K — 75K Income 75K — 110K Income > 110K
2014-2015 $10,651.00 $10,093.00 $13,934.00 $17,473.00 $18,412.00
2013-2014 $11,096.00 $10,251.00 $14,262.00 $17,081.00 $17,467.00
2012-2013 $9,070.00 $9,055.00 $12,952.00 $15,358.00 $16,225.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

21 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$5,502

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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