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Sam Houston State University


Overview

Student Population
20,477
 Location Huntsville, Texas
 Online shsu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 12,556 prospective students applied, and 9,034 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,758 enrolled in the school.  15,117 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,360 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 867 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT950/1140
ACT19/24
Applications Accepted
71.9%
Applications DueAug 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

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%