Sam Houston State University Comparison

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Sam Houston State University
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Location Huntsville, TX
Setting Remote Town
Students 21,912
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


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 and Academics

Acceptance Rate 92.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.25
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/23
SAT Range 970/1120
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2022


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