#893 Overall Influence #1048 Desirability Rank

Sam Houston State University

University

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

12,025

Acceptance

92%

Graduation Rate

58%

Median SAT Score

1065

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,856

Fees (in-state)

$2,880

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

19K

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

#192 World Rank
Communications
#35 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1080 World Rank
Business
#1260 World Rank
Education
#1132 World Rank
Medical
#713 World Rank
History
#1649 World Rank
Biology
#1240 World Rank
Literature
#1269 World Rank
Political Science
#1116 World Rank
Mathematics
#1573 World Rank
Computer Science
#1537 World Rank
Chemistry
#1001 World Rank
Psychology
#2755 World Rank
Engineering
#1083 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2438 World Rank
Physics
#1595 World Rank
Nursing
#2311 World Rank
Philosophy
#1550 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#417 World Rank
Anthropology
#795 World Rank
Social Work
#937 World Rank
Law
#2443 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2481 World Rank
Economics

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 Criminal Justice, Communications, and Anthropology

Tyler Eppler

American baseball player

Gilberto Clavell

Puerto Rican basketball player

Bill Zedler

Texas state legislator

Roger Jones

Poet

Jimmy Hill

American football player

Billy Smith

Pitcher

Zach Neal

American professional baseball pitcher

Michael Holyfield

American basketball player

Molly Louise Shepard

American screenwriter

Lauren Galley

Lauren Galley

LaTonya Goffney

Superintendent of Aldine ISD in Houston, TX

LaTonya Goffney

Superintendent of Aldine ISD in Houston, TX