Sam Houston State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Dan Woodend
Profile
Size
9 / 10
18,416 Undergrads / 20,938 Students
Cost
2 / 10
$11,742 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
74% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
77%
Overall Graduation Rate
51%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
29% / 51%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most of the road trips for the Bearkats are around their home state of Texas to play opponents like Rice University, University of Texas-San Antonio, University of North Texas, and University of Texas-Dallas. They also travel out of state once a season to play Louisiana State University and University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Location
1806 Ave J, Huntsville, TX, 77340, Huntsville, TX, 77340 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Bryan/College Station Texas Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
  • Beaumont/Port Arthur Texas Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Killeen/Temple Texas Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Tyler Texas Area
  • Waco Texas Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
Where Grads Work
  • Lone Star College
  • Conroe Independent School District
  • Houston ISD
  • Baker Hughes
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D.
  • Halliburton
  • US Army
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Klein ISD
  • Spring ISD
  • Dell
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Marketing
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 530
Math
500 - 560
Total
970 - 1170
ACT
English
20 - 26
Math
18 - 23
Composite
19 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 12,383 4,297 8,086
% Admitted 74% 73% 75%
% Admits That Enroll 31% 34% 30%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.23
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (22%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (21%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (10%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Agriculture (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Engineering Technology (2%)
    History (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Architecture
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $11,742

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,062 $17,554
    Books & Supplies$1,096 $1,096
    Cost of Living$9,178 $9,178
    Personal Expenses$3,488 $3,488
     
    Sticker Price$21,824 $31,028

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship69%$8,976
    Federal Grants48%$4,596
    Pell Grants48%$4,585
    Other Federal0%$1,227
    State & Local Grants57%$6,003
    Institutional Grants9%$5,682
     
    Student Loans64%$6,005
    Federal Loans63%$5,889
    Other Loans1%$11,347

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $108 Million $5,159

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,140 $226

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,247 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.85 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 29% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 6
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 6 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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