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  1. Pay the undergraduate application fee of $45 or the graduate application fee of $45 online by credit card. ($75 for International application fee)
  2. Take the appropriate tests and have your results sent to SHSU (FICE 003606).
    • THEA and ACT or SAT for Undergraduates
    • GMAT or GRE for Graduates
  3. Tell your school(s) to send your transcripts to Sam Houston State University (#003606).

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

Application Deadlines
Fall - August 1
Spring - December 1
Summer I - May 15
Summer II - June 15

More detailed specific information is available in our Undergraduate catalog.


Application Fee Waiver Request



Students wishing to pursue a master's or doctoral degree or those wishing to take additional coursework or seeking certification beyond the baccalaureate degree should apply through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Application Information is available through the Office of Graduate Studies’ website.