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) $5,856
Tuition (Out of State) $15,984
Room & Board $9,552
Avg Net Price $13,055
Avg Grant Aid $8,995
% Receiving Grant Aid 66%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 83.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.25
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/23
SAT Range 990/1140
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