Sam Houston State University

1806 Ave J, Huntsville, TX
4-year
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Questions and Answers about Sam Houston State University

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Majors offered at Sam Houston State University

Biggest majors
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Business/Commerce, General

Academics at Sam Houston State University

1000-1140
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
19-23
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (79% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for Sam Houston State University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Sam Houston State University Students4%22%35%44%1%2%1%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Sam Houston State University Students
18%
79%
Male
Female
< 3% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Sam Houston State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)73k
Senior Accountant71k
Human Resources (HR) Manager57k
Accountant54k
Elementary School Teacher52k
Staff Accountant50k
Office Manager43k
Based on 8,449 student responses
49.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
92.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
51%in High-Meaning careers
6%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Sam Houston State University

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Student reviews of Sam Houston State University

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3.9

5

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Recommended by

91% of students

Known for

Diverse and Inclusive
Beautiful campus
Welcoming student body
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
LGBTQ+ friendly
Jaden Childress
Drawing And Illustration

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I'm still loving it honestly the people you meet are amazing and the overall experience is life-changing

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The dining hall food that’s it honestly

Monique Boodram
Video Editing and Production
Animation
Blogging
Writing + 8 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I did not start my academic year yet, but I have been welcomed by friendly faces!

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

It's a quiet campus. The academic advisor was straightforward and didn't expound on feedback.

Kevin Hernandez
Music Production
Science
Music
Band + 1 other

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

Sam Houston State University is a school that feels just like home. It doesn't matter how far you've traveled to attend. The social activities on campus are on another level.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Although the people are great, some of the professors and advisors can allow confusion. Don't be afraid to ask any questions.

Johana Oliva Chi
Journaling
Reading
Spanish
Art + 10 others

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

At the moment I have been taking online classes and they are good, the teachers I have taken classes from are accessible and ready to help, I have gone to the campus and they have good places to study and good student sources, overall Sam Houston State University is a good option.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

Great educational environment.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The drive to work back in Houston.

Bricyn Velazquez
Church
Roller Skating
Food And Eating
Hiking And Backpacking

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

The professors genuinely cared about their students in the school and were very well-kept. I love my experience at Sam Houston State

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

There is a prison that is 20 feet from the school

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