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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.