Sam Houston State University Comparison

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Sam Houston State University
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Location Huntsville, TX
Setting Remote Town
Students 21,213
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,616
Tuition (Out of State) $15,576
Room & Board $9,386
Avg Net Price $11,742
Avg Grant Aid $8,976
% Receiving Grant Aid 69%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 78.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.25
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/23
SAT Range 1000/1140
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2020


Graduation Rate 50%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $47,800
Making Student Loan Payments 57%
Median Student Loan Debt $21,500
Median Loan Payment $222
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard