Overview

Student Population
20,938
Sam Houston State University overview
Location Huntsville, Texas
Online shsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Sam Houston State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Huntsville, Texas, Sam Houston State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,383 prospective students applied, and 9,212 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,873 enrolled in the school.  15,419 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,519 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,472 plus fees of $2,590. Sam Houston State University is ranked 968 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Sam Houston State University overview
SAT 1080/1210
ACT 19/23
Applications Accepted
74.4% 
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$5,472
In State Costs for Sam Houston State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,096
Other Fees$2,590
Room and Board $9,178
Budget for Other Expenses$3,488
Total One Year Cost$21,824
Out of State Tuition
$15,432
Out of State Costs for Sam Houston State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,096
Other Fees$2,590
Room and Board $9,178
Budget for Other Expenses$3,488
Total One Year Cost$31,784

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Sam Houston State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 16%
General Studies 12%
Psychology 6%
Communication 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227881 IPEDS survey data for Sam Houston State University.