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Academic Rigor
4.0728
Dorm Life
3.7000
Food and Dining
4.0927
Bang for the buck
4.3984
Clubs and Activities
4.6465
Greek Life
2.0000
Campus Safety
4.7813
Most Helpful Review for Sam Houston State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Katrina from Austin, TX
  • 58 out of 61 people found this review helpful

At Sam Houston State University you will not only broaden your education, but you will also broaden your understanding of other people. Going off to college, you will learn a lot about other people who are not like you and be introduced to new activities.

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  • Mar'Ja from Houston, TX
  • Dec-23-2015 I am a current student here

    Sam Houston is a fantastic School to attend! It's very safe and peaceful on and off campus. Also, there's a lot of different social group/ clubs and other activities for every student.

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  • from Richmond, TX
  • Dec-20-2015 I am a current student here

    Sam Houston has a beautiful campus. It's also very hilly and makes a great place for students who want to go out for a run or walk. The administrators and professors are really friendly and take the time to take care of the students' needs, which is something that doesn't happen all the time at larger universities.

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  • Lane from Kyle, TX
  • Dec-15-2015 I am a current student here

    Sam Houston is a beautiful learning environment. There are many organizations to join, which can lead to meeting new people. With the array of majors you will be able to begin your studies here at SHSU.

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  • Mya from Spring, TX
  • Dec-11-2015 I am a current student here

    There is a reason Sam is booked. Overall, I can't see myself anywhere else. I feel it's a place for all cities to come together and attend school- Houston, Dallas, even Austin. The campus is uber friendly and there are many things to do. Manage your Bearkat Bucks(food) because they will run out within the first month, stay on your studies, and go to campus events.

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  • Rachael from Highland Village, TX
  • Jul-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Sam Houston is a school meant for you to do well academically if you do your work. I have met life long friends in just a year and also had the time of my life and I can't wait to go back in the Fall. Just know that it doesn't matter where you are but rather how your time is spent.

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  • perspective student
  • Jun-28-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    great school! number 22 in the country for criminal justice studies, and one of the only shools in the us for a Forensic PHD

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  • Chelsea from Texas
  • Mar-16-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Sam Houston State University is one of the most amazing colleges in Texas. The staff is both professional and friendly and have helped me through the process of preparing for the school. They also offer hundreds of scholarships with one easy application!

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  • Steven from Pasadena, TX
  • Jan-10-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is absolutely Beautiful. I toured with my AVID class researching colleges. The people are nice and since the town is small everything is close by. The only weird part is the church pastor next to the campus is absolutely crazy, especially about lgbt. The schools main focus is criminal justice and have had a few major trials RIGHT ON CAMPUS! You actually get to study in the court room where they are held. They have a massive gym with rock walls and 2 storys of equiptment. I recommend taking a look.

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  • Ashlee from Pampa, TX
  • Jan-08-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Hi, my name is Ashlee, and I've been accepted to Sam Houston for the Fall 2015 semester. I like to be very active in school and I have a wide variety of things I enjoy doing, and was planning on taking a tour of the school some time during January or February. Does anyone have any advice for me about the tour, regarding what kinds of questions to ask, what to request seeing and what I should pay close attention to, or just any other advice?

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  • Student
  • Jan-03-2015 I am a current student here

    The Campus is pretty and everything is close together.The location (Huntsville) isn't that great. It's easy to get in.

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