Sam Houston State University
#804 Overall Influence#1048 Desirability Rank

Sam Houston State University

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From Wikipedia

Sam Houston State University is a public university in Huntsville, Texas. It was founded in 1879 and is the third-oldest public college or university in Texas. It is one of the first normal schools west of the Mississippi River and the first in Texas. It is named for Sam Houston, who made his home in the city and is buried there.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

12,025

Acceptance

92%

Graduation Rate

51%

Median SAT Score

1065

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,856

Fees (in-state)

$2,680

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,700

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

18K

Under-Grads

17K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1806 Ave J, Huntsville TX 77340

What is Sam Houston State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#194 World Rank
Communications
#30 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1173 World Rank
Education
#937 World Rank
Medical
#1242 World Rank
Business
#717 World Rank
History
#1225 World Rank
Political Science
#1639 World Rank
Biology
#1367 World Rank
Literature
#1001 World Rank
Mathematics
#845 World Rank
Psychology
#1350 World Rank
Chemistry
#1704 World Rank
Computer Science
#1001 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1477 World Rank
Nursing
#2277 World Rank
Philosophy
#2356 World Rank
Physics
#2048 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

Who are Sam Houston State University's Most influential alumni?

Sam Houston State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Criminal Justice, and Education. Sam Houston State University’s most academically influential people include Garry Kimble , Tyler Eppler, and Denise Williamson.

Garry Kimble

American football player

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Tyler Eppler

American baseball player

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Denise Williamson

Actor

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Ashton Mitchell

American basketball player

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Vinson Allen Collins

Texas politician

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Hugh Shine

American Army Colonel, financial advisor, and politician

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Michael Holyfield

American basketball player

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Zach Neal

American professional baseball pitcher

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Jimmy Hill

American football player

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Chris Cralle

Hammer thrower

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Trey Diller

American football wide receiver

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Billy Smith

Pitcher

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