Overall, Sam Houston State University is a somewhat selective selective school. Around 11,600 applications are received by Sam Houston State University annually. The acceptance rate tends to be 83 percent which equals about 9,650 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the term begins, only about 2,900 or 30% 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 63 percent of those accepted females chose Sam Houston State University and 36 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 19 - 23 for ACT or 990 - 1,140 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. 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 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
11,569
Male 3,858
Female 7,711

 

Acceptance
9,649
Male 3,169
Female 6,480

 

Enrollment Total
2,927
Male 1,070
Female 1,857


Acceptance Rate
83.4%
Male
82.1%
Female
84%

 

Yield
30.3%
Male
33.8%
Female
28.7%


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 credit

    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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