Partner School

Ratings

Academic Policies and Compliance 89
Admissions and Orientation 49
Culture and Commitment 87
Financial Aid and Assistance 20
Graduation and Career 23
Military Student Support and Retention 40

School Information

About Sam Houston State University

Named for Sam Houston, TexasÍ greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their studentsÍ success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields.

Why Attend Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston is dedicated to our Veterans. We care about our veterans and we are here to make your transition into college life an easy one. We have lots of resources to tap into to get you the assistance you need. We will be here for you throughout your college career and after.

Veteran Information

  • Credit for CLEP and/or DSST Exams
  • Military students deployed return without penalty
  • Follow ACE recommendations for awarding credit
  • DSST Credit
  • Offers scholarships for military/veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for active duty military
  • Approved for TA funding
  • Signed VA Principles of Excellence
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Approved
  • Full-time veteran counselors on staff
  • Free tutoring for veteran students
  • Veteran clubs or associations on campus

Financial Information

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $3,809.00 $8,489.00
Tuition $2,586.00 $7,266.00
Fees $1,223.00 $1,223.00
Room & Board $3,800.00 $3,800.00
Room $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Board $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Books & Supplies $1,124.00 $1,124.00
Other Expenses $ $
TOTAL $8,733.00 $13,413.00
In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $3,606.00 $7,116.00
Tuition $2,569.00 $6,079.00
Fees $1,037.00 $1,037.00
Room & Board $3,800.00 $3,800.00
Room $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Board $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Books & Supplies $1,124.00 $1,124.00
Other Expenses $ $
TOTAL $8,530.00 $12,040.00
Tuition & Fees
Tuition $215
Fees $268
Books & Supplies $1,124.00
Other Expenses $

Academics

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD
  • Hybrid
  • Programmatic
  • National
  • Regional
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Foreign Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Legal Professions and Studies
  • English Language and Literature/Letters
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education
  • Health-Related Knowledge and Skills
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Personal Awareness and Self-Improvement
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Psychology
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Construction Trades
  • History