School Overview

Sam Houston State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Huntsville, Texas. Sam Houston State ranked 337th in National Universities and 39th in Texas Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 21,912 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. It is a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Sam Houston State's acceptance rate is 97.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Sam Houston State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address1806 Ave J, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone936-294-1111
WEBwww.shsu.edu/
Admission Information
Admissionwww.shsu.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.shsu.edu/admissions/apply-texas.html
Financial Aidwww.shsu.edu/~fao_www/
Net Price Calculatorwww.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/CollegeMoney/
Veterans Tuitionveterans.portal.texas.gov/
Athleticwww.gobearkats.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=19900&ATCLID=205085299
Disability Servicewww.shsu.edu/dept/disability/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Sam Houston State University is 97.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $45 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate97.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$45

Tuition & Fees

Sam Houston State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,960 for Texas residents and $18,752 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,666 for Texas residents and $16,009 for out-of-students.
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,960$18,752
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,666$16,009
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 21,912 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,425 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Sam Houston State has 18,811 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,101 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students21,912
Undergraduate Students18,811
Graduate Students3,101
Online Enrollment4,425

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs135 Programs
Number of online programs52 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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