Sam Houston State University Comparison

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Overview

SHSU
Location Huntsville, TX
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 21,912
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #746
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website shsu.edu
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Costs

SHSU
Tuition (In State) $5,856
Tuition (Out of State) $15,672
Room & Board $9,670
Avg Net Price $13,904
Avg Grant Aid $8,843
% Receiving Grant Aid 84%

Admission

SHSU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 12,025
Admitted 11,123
Acceptance Rate 92.5%
Enrolled % 25.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.25
Typical High School Grades B
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/23
SAT Range 970/1120
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2023

Academics

SHSU
Student to Faculty Ratio 21:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (27%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (16%)
  • General Studies (12%)
  • Psychology (6%)
  • Communication (5%)

Outcomes

SHSU
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

Diversity

SHSU
% Men 36%
% Women 64%
Racial Diversity High
HBCU No
% White 53%
% Black 19%
% Hispanic 20%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 2%

Students

SHSU
% In-State 99%
% Out-of-State 1%

Campus

SHSU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/