Stephen F Austin is an above-average public university located in Texas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,592 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Stephen F Austin acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Nursing. Graduating 44% of students, Stephen F Austin alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,700.
Stephen F Austin State University Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.138 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.165 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.164 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities262 Graduates
Kinesiology and Exercise Science173 Graduates
Family Studies and Consumer Sciences96 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies90 Graduates
Music History and Literature66 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.230 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.235 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.113 responses
Stephen F Austin State University Reviews
When I visited this campus in February 2018, I was really surprised buy how big and calm this campus was in a small town like Nacogdoches, TX. I really enjoyed seeing the dorm rooms in person and how everything was close together so you could get to class without having to worry about being late. I also really like the food variety they serve at this campus, better than the food they serve at my high school. Overall, really good campus to visit and I recommend applying here for the fall semester of your first year and staying for all of your 4 years in college. Axe Em Jacks!
SFASU has a beautiful campus with pretty azealea flowers everywhere and tall trees. It’s a small campus and you can walk from one end to the other pretty smoothly. The student center is very nice and is kept clean. Some of the buildings are getting old especially out dorms. I enjoy hammocking and going to Banita Creek Hall to dance, but it would be nice if there were more places to eat and places (bars, etc.) to hang out. You can make a 30 minute drive to Lufkin where they have an HEB, Target, Cheddars, etc. I would STRONGLY recommend SFA!
Stephen F. Austin is located in a small city with not much to do, which is its biggest downfall, however everything else is exceptional. The professors are overly nice, welcoming, and really do care about the success of their students. I have not met one professor who doesn’t want to help their students. Besides academics, the athletic department is amazing. SFA is LOUD! We have soooo much school spirit, and win at almost everything. Everyone I have met so far has been very nice and you make new friends everyday.