Prospective Students

  • Welcome Prospective Students!

    Welcome Prospective Students!

  • Welcome Prospective Students!

    Welcome Prospective Students!

  • Welcome Prospective Students!

    Welcome Prospective Students!

Welcome!

Come to Sam Houston State University where you will make memories and friends to last a lifetime! In addition, if you are transferring from a community college in the US, you may qualify for a Bearkat Transfer Scholarship. This could qualify you for in-state tuition!

General Requirements for International Graduate and Undergraduate Student Applications:

  1. Completed application for admission and a non-refundable application fee - $75 for undergraduate effective Summer 2011; $75 for graduate effective Summer 2011.
  2. Original course-by-course evaluation of foreign educational credentials. This requirement may not apply to all graduate applications.
  3. Proof of financial support.
  4. Official transcripts.
  5. Applicable admittance exams (see the appropriate online catalogue for more details).
  6. Meningitis vaccinations.
  7. International student applications should be completed and received no later than 90 days before the beginning of the initial semester of enrollment.
  8. Students applying from outside the U.S. must submit a TOEFL score of at least 550 paper-based or 79 iBt or 6.5 IELTS. If a student's first language is English, a TOEFL score may not be required; however an ACT or SAT score will be required for undergraduate students. An individual college within the University may establish a higher TOEFL score for admission to a particular program.




Transfer Students

  • Bearkat Transfer Scholarship
  • Information about Huntsville http://www.huntsvilletexas.com
  • Off Campus Housing List
  • Ten Reasons to come to SHSU
  • English Language Institute


Undergraduate

  • For more information: patherrington@shsu.edu Estimated Expenses
  • Minimum official TOEFL score of 550 paper based, 79 internet based or 6.5 IELTS


Graduate

  • For more information: jrb021@shsu.edu


Admission Tests TOEFL

  • ACT or SAT
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)


Important Links




Arriving at a US Port of Entry:
What a Student Can Expect






If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of International Programs.

 

Contact Information
Barbara Eckenfels
Executive Director of Special Programs
 eckenfels@shsu.edu   936.294.4455  CHSS 190 C
Amber Li
Recruiter and Special Programs Coordinator
 amberli@shsu.edu   936.294.2746  F116 D
Pat Herrington
International Undergraduate Advisor
 ugrad.intl@shsu.edu   936.294.3892  F116 F
Justin Ball
International Graduate Advisor
 grad.intl@shsu.edu   936.294.4607  F116 E








Office of International Programs
Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737


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