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Sam Houston State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

19,210 students

48% admitted

  • 14,132 full time
  • 5,078 part time
  • 5,838 men full time
  • 8,294 women full time
  • 24,472 applied
  • 11,514 admitted
  • 5,679 enrolled

14,930 Undergraduates

$7,022 tuition/year

  • 2,602 Graduates
  • $7,022 in state
  • $2,744 fees
  • $8,324 room & board
  • $1,108 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southwest Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Bearkats
School Colors: Orange and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Felicia from Cedar Park, TX
  • 0
  • sam houston state university has an amazing environment. the teacher-student ratio is perfect. the atmosphere is perfect for anyone who doesn't want to get lost in the crowd.…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • Amber from Huntsville, TX
  • 0
  • Sam Houston has a great atmosphere. I love the campus life because they always have a program available to attend and meet new people. The activities that are provided keep…

  • Jan-13-2012 Read More
  • Misti from Rowlett, TX
  • 0
  • sam houston offers classes that are high-school size and entertain students. professors are very easy to contact and many will learn who you are to better enhance your learning. however,…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • Michael from El Campo, TX
  • 0
  • I have enjoyed my time at Sam Houston. It's a beautiful campus that is not too big. You can see the same people and meet someone new everyday.…

  • Jan-04-2013 Read More
  • Katherine from Huntsville, TX
  • 0
  • Great academic programs without the expensive tuition and stuffy atmosphere of other schools. One of the country's most underrated schools. The best university you've never heard of. …

  • Mar-03-2013 Read More
Mission Statement

Sam Houston State University is a multicultural institution whose mission is to provide excellence by continually improving quality education, scholarship, and service to its students and to appropriate regional, state, national, and international constituencies.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Blanca from Houston, TX
  • Dec-28-2011 I am a past student here

    In the small town of Huntsville, the school is the best place to go to college at. Great way to meet people quickly with alot of activities to enjoy going to.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Huntsville, TX
  • Nov-14-2011 I am a current student here

    There are so many organizations to get involved in at Sam Houston State University and a lot of near by organizations also. Huntsville is only 30 minutes from the Woodlands, which has a mall and many restaurants.

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