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- NACOGDOCHES, TX
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Stephen F. Austin State University stands apart in the world of higher ed — it's one reason why U.S. News and World Report recognized us as a top performer on social mobility. Niche also ranked us the No. 11 best public university in Texas just this year, and we were named a 2021-22 Equity and Inclusion College of Distinction.
SFA aligns academic offerings with industry demands, recently launching an aviation initiative, where students can graduate with a bachelor’s degree and pilot’s license in four years; a Bachelor of Business Administration in entrepreneurship; a master’s degree in publishing; and an agricultural communications major, preparing graduates to educate and inform the public about important agricultural issues impacting daily life.
Located in the heart of Texas forest country, we offer more than 120 undergraduate areas of study, 43 master’s degrees and three doctoral degree programs from which students can prepare themselves for a bright future.
Stephen F. Austin State University Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Liberal Arts and Humanities306 Graduates
- Business147 Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science146 Graduates
- Nursing119 Graduates
- Family Studies and Consumer Sciences102 Graduates
- Psychology97 Graduates
- Accounting85 Graduates
- Music History and Literature83 Graduates
- Social Work and Youth Services72 Graduates
- Communications71 Graduates
Engineering at SFA
Engineering comprises the foundation of our everyday lives - from our smart devices to the cars we drive. Along with SFA’s existing engineering physics degree, our two new undergraduate programs in electrical and mechanical engineering prepare students for so many careers from communications to manufacturing and aeronautics. Be a part of shaping tomorrow’s future, and let SFA help get you there.
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