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Sam Houston State University Admissions

Sam Houston admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 74%. Students that get into Sam Houston have an average SAT score between 1000-1140 or an average ACT score of 19-23. The regular admissions application deadline for Sam Houston is August 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
12,383
SAT Range
1000-1140
SAT Reading
500-580
SAT Math
500-560
Students Submitting SAT
76%
ACT Range
19-23
ACT English
20-26
ACT Math
18-23
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
46%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
August 1
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$45
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
60%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.114 responses
Poll
58%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.114 responses
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