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Sam Houston State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Huntsville, TX

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,363
Out-of-state: $31,813
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,183
Out-of-state: $22,633
Room and Board
$9,180
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admissions@shsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003606
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,268 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,825 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,787 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
170 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$12,114
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,507 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,972
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,718 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,868
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 102 (5.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
116 (4.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,001

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
11,872 (78.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,307 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,007 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
647 (6.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$11,812
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,322 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,983
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,741 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,506
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 371 (3.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
403 (2.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,733

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,207
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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