Sam Houston State University has more than 15 academic research centers and institutes, and SHSU's world-class resources support our scholars as they practice research that makes a difference in the world. These locations reflect the diversity of SHSU's academic contributions, with centers dedicated to making new discoveries and conducting groundbreaking research in the physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Some of our notable facilities include:
- Center for Rural Studies
- Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies (TRIES)
- Gibson D. Lewis Center for Business Research and Economic Development
- Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science (STAFS) Facility
- Texas Invasive Species Institute
You can also review a comprehensive list of the University's research centers.
For more information on establishment and review of Centers and Institutes at SHSU, please review Academic Policy Statement 950609.