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Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State University

1806 Ave J
Huntsville, TX 77340
(936) 294-1111

Founded in 1879, Sam Houston State University is a public 4-year institution. SHSU is in town of Huntsville, Texas. This public school offers subjects including business and allied health. Students are offered 60 degrees at the bachelors level, 37 degrees at the masters level, and five doctoral level degrees by this school. 17,291 students pursued degrees from the 78 programs at this school in 2010. Sam is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 108 public post-secondary institutions in Texas.

Admission

In 2010, 11,464 students applied to this school for admission. This school admitted under half of the applicants or 5,388 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 11,464 students applied to this school for admission. This school admitted under half of the applicants or 5,388 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 47%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 48%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 46%

Student Demographics

SHSU enrolled 17,291 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

SHSU enrolled 17,291 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 7262
  • Total Enrolled Female: 10029
  • Undergraduate Male: 6316
  • Undergraduate Female: 8373
  • Graduate Male: 859
  • Graduate Female: 1743

Faculty Demographics

803 teachers work for Sam. Around 76% of instructors are full-time, close to 23% of teachers are part-time, and about half of the instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

803 teachers work for Sam. Around 76% of instructors are full-time, close to 23% of teachers are part-time, and about half of the instructors are men.

  • Male: 416
  • Female: 387
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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