Admissions

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Applicants pursuing a bachelor’s degree who have recently graduated or will soon graduate from high school or students who have completed less than 12 transferable college credit hours from another institution.

Applicants pursuing a bachelor’s degree with more than 12 hours of college-level credit from a community college or other institution.

Applicants interested in pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral program or other post-baccalaureate certificate. Graduate-level classes are available in on-campus, evening and online programs.

Applicants currently enrolled at an affiliated junior college that have future plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree at SHSU.

Applicants pursuing an online bachelor's degree program or online graduate degree program apply to the university in the same way as students pursuing a degree in a face-to-face program.

Non-U.S. citizens seeking a bachelor’s or graduate degree program at Sam Houston State University.

Applicants who are veterans of active duty, currently in the Reserves or National Guard, or dependents of a veteran and are interested in pursuing a degree on-campus or online.

Applicants pursuing a bachelor’s degree who have attended SHSU in the past but have not completed a degree at SHSU or at another institution.

Recognized by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a Doctoral Research University, SHSU provides individual attention to its students in every teaching format. Degree programs are available with all on-campus classes, all online classes or a combination of both types of classes.

Please complete an online application at ApplyTexas.org [what's this?] for admission to a bachelor's degree program, graduate program or online degree program at Sam Houston State University.

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

If you have questions please contact one of our Admissions Counselors or staff members at the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Phone: 936.294.1828
Email: admissions@shsu.edu
Office Location: Estill Bldg., Suite 112
Physical Address: 1903 University Avenue

Mailing Address:
Undergraduate Admissions Office
Sam Houston State University
Box 2418
Huntsville TX 77341-2418

Graduate Admissions

Prospective graduate students with questions may contact Graduate Admissions.

Phone: 936.294.1971
Email: graduate@shsu.edu
Office Location: Estill Bldg., Suite 105
Physical Address: 1903 University Avenue

Mailing Address:
Graduate Admissions
Sam Houston State University
Box 2478
Huntsville TX 77341-2478

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