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Sam Houston State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$12,365/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,997/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,568/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,726/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,391/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,877/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$7,762/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,554/ year
Average Housing Costs
$8,986/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,860/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,000/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
Yes
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
60%
Average Loan Amount
$5,790/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
92%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,852/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    48%
  • State Grant Aid
    59%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    25%
  • Pell Grant
    48%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,699
  • State Grant Aid
    $5,085
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $5,559
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,675
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 369 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    30%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    27%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    13%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    19%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    12%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
78%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.116 responses
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
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