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Sam Houston State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

19,210 Students

74% Admitted

  • 20,938 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

18,416 Undergraduates

$5,172 Tuition/Year

  • 2,602 Graduates
  • $5,172 in state
  • $2,590 fees
  • $9,386 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

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
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  • 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.…

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  • Amber from Huntsville, TX
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  • 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…

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  • Misti from Rowlett, TX
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  • 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,…

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  • Kathleen from Houston, TX
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  • Sam Houston State University is an amazing school! If want to go to a school with a small town feel, small student to teacher ratio, and students that have great…

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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.

Sam Houston State University
  • Located in Huntsville, TX
  • Public
  • 19,210 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $5,172 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Blanca from Houston, TX
  • 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
  • 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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