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Sam Houston State University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
$7,022
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)
$15,518

SHSU Address

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
1903 University Ave Estill Bldg 112
HUNTSVILLE, TX 77341
General info:(936) 294-1111
Financial aid office:(936) 294-1724
Admissions office:(936) 294-1828University Homepage

Tuition + SHSU Housing (2013-2014)


Undergrad Application Fee: $45
Grad Application Fee:$45

Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3,300
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 17,271
# of Grad students: 3,829
# of Part time: 62
Total Students: 21,100
Male

41.2%
Female

58.8%
International

2%
African-American

16%
American Indian

0%
Asian

1%
Hispanic

17%
Pacific Islander

26%
Caucasian

59%
Unknown

3%

Financial Aid

67% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,426

54% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $4,088

23% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $5,318

61% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,446Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Doctoral/Research Universities
Masters Colleges and Universities I
Average ACT: 20.7
Average GMAT: 100.0
Average GRE: 100.0

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA N/A
Secondary School Rank Required
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

64% men vs 65% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:3,488
Women Applicants:5,827
Men Admitted:2,241
Women Admitted:3,813

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors

• Accounting
• Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
• Agricultural Mechanization
• Agriculture
• Animal Sciences
• Animation
• Banking and Financial Support Services
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Biomedical Sciences
• Business Administration and Management
• Business/Commerce
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemistry
• Clinical Psychology
• Commercial and Advertising Art
• Computer and Information Sciences
• Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
• Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
• Corrections and Criminal Justice
• Counseling Psychology
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
• Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Dance
• Dietetics/Dietitian
• Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
• Educational
• Educational Leadership and Administration
• Educational/Instructional Technology
• English Language and Literature
• Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Science
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
• Fashion Merchandising
• Finance
• Fine/Studio Arts
• Foods
• Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
• Forensic Chemistry
• Forensic Science and Technology
• General
• General Studies
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science
• Health Teacher Education
• Health and Wellness
• Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
• History
• Horticultural Science
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
• Industrial Technology/Technician
• Instructional
• Interactive Technology
• Interior Architecture
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Library and Information Science
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing/Marketing Management
• Mass Communication/Media Studies
• Mathematics
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
• Music
• Music Therapy/Therapist
• Nutrition
• Other
• Philosophy
• Photography
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physics
• Political Science and Government
• Project Management
• Psychology
• Public Administration
• Reading Teacher Education
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• School Psychology
• Securities Services Administration/Management
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Statistics
• Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
• Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
• Video Graphics and Special Effects
• Curriculum Supervision
• Wellness Studies
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