|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||27% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||45% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||50% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Sam Houston State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Sam Houston State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.
|after 6 years||$38,200 per year|
|after 7 years||$39,800 per year|
|after 8 years||$43,400 per year|
|after 9 years||$43,800 per year|
|after 10 years||$47,800 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Sam Houston State University students who are working and no longer in school is $47,800, which is 39% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227881 IPEDS survey data for Sam Houston State University.