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Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

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Overview

Sam Houston State University is a University institution located in Huntsville, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 2418
Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Ms. Angie Taylor
Director of Admissions
Email: agb003@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-1845
Fax: 936-294-3758

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanization, General Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Counselor Education/school Counseling And Guidance Services Checkmark
Curriculum And Instruction Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer Software Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology/technician, General Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Library Science Associate Bachelors
Library And Information Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Clinical Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
School Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,569
Applied
9,649
Accepted
18,783
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

7,711
Females Applied
6,480
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,858
Males Applied
3,169
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st July 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 500 580
SAT Math 525 490 560
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,020
In-state
19,470
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,163
Full-time student fees
9,180
Room & board
5,240
Room only

Financial Aid

11,812
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,114
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,627
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,022
Avg. Loan Aid
2,733
Avg. Grant Aid
7,983
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,783
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.73%
Black or African American 17.88%
White or Caucasian 48.65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.21%
Other 1.61%

Gender

Male (37.91%)
Female (62.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

988
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 670
Part-time - 318
Male - 480
Female - 508
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