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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…

  • Jul-31-2012 Read More
  • 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…

  • Dec-11-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 3
  • Living on campus is very fun and safe. For freshmen can be a living hell because of visitation hours ( no boys on the girls side after 12 and vise…

  • Jan-09-2015 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Faith
  • Sep-19-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food at SFA is really good and there is a lot of diversity. It is not like your high school cafeteria. There are also places on campus like Chick-Fil-A and Which Which.

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  • 4
  • Alayna from Orange, TX
  • Mar-08-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    If your meal plan doesn't cover all of your edible needs then there are plenty of food place nearby that are amazing.

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  • 5
  • Dallas from Corpus Christi, TX
  • Jan-21-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The diversity of food at SFA is wonderful. Everyday you can find something different but you can find similar foods as well, when you like to eat the same things regularly. SFA offers many foods for many different people during all meals, such as vegetarian and vegan options, protein-high or low options, low calorie options, etc.

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  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    At first, the food is great. After a few weeks you can notice the food is the same every time and it starts to taste like nothing. Also, you don't get full quickly with the food. But good thing it's buffet style so you can eat all you want until you are full. Best meal at SFA is the Chicken fried steak.

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  • 5
  • Tomball, TX
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    The food here is great. Chick-fil-a, Starbuck, Einstein Bros., Panda Express, Sushi and a lot more to calm down all cravings. The East College and Student Center Cafeteria have all different sorts of types of foods from hamburgers to pasta. Also, ICE CREAM ALL YEAR ROUND WOO

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  • 5
  • Mikka from Chillicothe, TX
  • Jan-02-2015 I am a current student here

    The food in the cafeterias is amazing! There are a lot of other dining options as well, including Chick-fil-a and Starbucks. The only problem is that there is not many healthy options.

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  • 3
  • BreAnna from Dallas, TX
  • Dec-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The fast food places on campus are good. Plus the are plenty of good fast food places near campus as well. The dining hall food is good most of the time. The East College Dining Hall has a pasta station and both dining halls have waffle stations during breakfast hours. I personally like their pizza.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alayna from Orange, TX
  • Mar-08-2015 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
  • Jan-09-2015 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
  • Jan-02-2015 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
  • Nov-14-2014 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
  • Jan-09-2014 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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  • 0
  • Kiant'e from Rosenberg, TX
  • Nov-25-2013 I am a current student here

    I am not in a sorority, but i know that there are a lot of them at my school. They have multicultural sororities, different major sororities, and many fraternities as well.

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  • 0
  • Erica from Lago Vista, TX
  • Oct-16-2013 I am a current student here

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Greek life, all of the sororities here are great and will help you grow and become the best that you can be! Greek life also supports a lot of philanthropy locally which I an proud of, we also make tailgate fun !

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