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Stephen F Austin State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,745 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 43 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Southland Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $105,696)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $62,597)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 69 123 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 13 15 - -
Bowling - 12 - -
Football 93 - - -
Golf 12 9 - -
Soccer - 27 - -
Softball - 18 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 22.1%
Hispanic 9.2%
Non-resident alien 1.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 64.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 20 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 5
Drug Law Violation 21
Liquor Law Violation 4
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 60
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Ariel from Houston, TX
  • 2
  • There are some old dorms and some much newer ones. When selecting which dorm to live in make sure that you look at what is to offer. There are newer…

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  • Michael from Katy, TX
  • 4
  • Dorms are set up to give you the best experience possible. This includes picking a roommate or if you are adventurous and decided to take the gamble but don't like…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Martha - Dallas, TX
  • I am a current student here

    I’m going to be honest, the cafeteria food isn’t the best. At times it can be really good by other times they just miss the target completely. They have the best chicken fried steak with mash potato’s though.

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  • 2
  • Annan from Blooming Grove, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Meal plans are very expensive. I'm a vegetarian, and eating at the cafeteria regularly is depressing. The SC is always so busy for lunch there's almost nowhere to sit.

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  • 2
  • Allison from Missouri City, TX
  • I am a current student here

    There is a relatively good selection of restaurants for on campus dining, but the dining hall food isn't good at all. The majority of the staff more often than not are rude and short towards students and generally always look pissed off. The food is sub par as well.

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  • 3
  • Faith
  • I am a current student here

    The food at SFA is good and there is a lot of diversity. It is not like your high school cafeteria. The chicken fried steak on Thursdays is the best! There are also places on campus like Chick-Fil-A, Starbucks and Which Which. Be prepared to eat out or in your room on weekends because the dining halls have weird hours on the weekends.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Allison from Missouri City, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life is very prevelent at SFA, it is one of the best ways to get involved and to make friends, but it isn't a must if Greek life isn't your thing.

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  • 0
  • Faith
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is huge on campus there are 5 national panhellenic sororities and around 17 fraternities. There are also a lot of other Greek organizations that are Interfraternity or Panhellenic. They always provide something to do on the weekends and you will almost always see one of their members on campus.

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  • 0
  • Alayna from Orange, TX
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I didn't plan to join any sororities, but the sorority sisters contacted me from a few sororityies and they were all very friendly, helpful, and understanding. Who knows, I might become a sister before I graduate.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is a very big thing to do at SFA. Greek life has a lot of activities to keep you busy during your free time. There are proximately 15 IFC fraternities and 5 panhellenic sororities.

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  • 0
  • Mikka from Chillicothe, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is noticeable on campus. There are a lot of national sororities and fraternities as well as some only found at SFA. People aren't pressured into rushing at SFA though like at some colleges.

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  • 0
  • Mason from Bryan, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The sororities and fraternities are actually really nice. They have parties pretty much every weekend and they let freshman come. I actually regret not joining one.

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  • 0
  • Lauren from Lufkin, TX
  • I am a current student here

    If you're a girl: You have to be skinny and wear makeup all the time to be accepted. You also have a dresscode of short shorts and their specific shirts. Dresses on special occasions. If you're a guy: I don't really know

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