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Students at Sam Houston State University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 136 responses
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  • Hard Working yet relaxed
    28%
  • Unique
    21%
  • Motivated to be successful while making friends
    15%
  • Successful
    10%
  • How you make it
    7%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Hard working and stressed
    4%
Female Undergrads
62%
Male Undergrads
38%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    97%
  • Out-of-State
    2%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    33%
  • 20-21
    35%
  • 22-24
    21%
  • Over 25
    10%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    38%
  • $30k-$48k
    18%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    13%
  • $110k+
    16%

Ethnic Diversity

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60%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.200 responses
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42%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).200 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    18%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Hispanic
    20%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    53%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 113 responses
  • Republican
    23%
  • Democratic
    26%
  • Independent
    17%
  • Other party not mentioned
    2%
  • I don't care about politics
    33%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 193 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    2%
  • Liberal
    12%
  • Moderate
    33%
  • Conservative
    12%
  • Very conservative
    2%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    37%
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