Overall, Sam Houston State University is a non selective selective school. Around 12,000 applications are received by Sam Houston State University annually. The acceptance rate tends to be 93 percent which equals about 11,100 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the term begins, only about 2,900 or 26% of the students would have decided on Sam Houston State University as their school of choice. The institution tends to have 33 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 66 percent who are women. When the semester commences, about 64 percent of those accepted females chose Sam Houston State University and 35 percent were men. Students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Sam Houston State University when applying. Most often, accepted students have test scores in the range of 18 - 23 for ACT or 970 - 1,120 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. Sam Houston State University’s undergraduate application fee is $45. To apply to Sam Houston State University, you will need to file these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
12,025
Male 4,025
Female 8,000

 

Acceptance
11,143
Male 3,703
Female 7,440

 

Enrollment Total
2,897
Male 1,036
Female 1,861


Acceptance Rate
92.7%
Male
92%
Female
93%

 

Yield
26%
Male
28%
Female
25%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$45


Graduate

$45



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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