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graduate tuition & fees
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About Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Huntsville, Texas.
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. The acceptance rate at Sam Houston State University is 92.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Sam Houston State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address1806 Ave J, Huntsville, TX 77340
Net Price
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 92.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 30.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate92.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$45

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $8,736 for Texas residents and $18,552 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,342 for Texas residents and $15,704 for out-of-students.
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,736$18,552
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,342$15,704

Student Population

At Sam Houston State University, total 21,912 are attending classes. Among them, 4,425 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Sam Houston State has 18,811 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
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)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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