Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

Questions and Answers

Jeremy R.
3 days ago
What housing options are available for first year students at SHSU?
Alexis P.
5 days ago
Is the music department at Sam Houston State University accepting of LGBTQ+ individuals?
Tailor M.
6 days ago
With everything happening during this pandemic, what are some different ways that SHSU help to provide your students help with physical and mental health?
Peyton A.
12 days ago
Do you have a Marching Band on campus?
Amber B.
12 days ago
What is the job placement rate for recent graduates of SHSU's psychology program?
Ethan D.
19 days ago
Does this school offer some form of a Black Student Union?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Less Selective (79% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

51% White
24% Hispanic
17% Black
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)73k
Senior Accountant71k
Human Resources (HR) Manager57k
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

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$18,664 / year
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