Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 62.47

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX http://www.shsu.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$24,300
% of students who get any grants
75%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,700
Average price for low-income students
$11,210

Admissions

Acceptance rate
83%
Median SAT/ACT score
1070/21
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
18,810

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
83%
% of need met
73%
% of students who get merit grants
3%
Average merit grant
$3,000

Student Success

Graduation rate
52%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Median student debt
$22,020
Early career earnings
$50,130
% earning more than a high school grad
70%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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