The College Tour

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Become a Bearkat

Named for the greatest hero in Texas history, Sam Houston State University provides an exceptional college experience for every type of student. Nestled in the great piney woods of Huntsville, Texas, SHSU’s array of recognized academic programs, exceptional student support services and volunteer opportunities, prepare Bearkats for a rapidly changing workforce, ready to succeed and serve their community.

With more than 90 undergraduate degrees, 55+ master’s degrees, 10 doctoral degrees, and 1 professional degree spread across 8 colleges, there is something for everyone at Sam Houston State University. Watch the full episode above or check out the segments below to learn about our featured Bearkats and their experience at SHSU.


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Featured Bearkats

Jordan Johnson
2021 Graduate
Mass Communication - Public Relations and Advertising

Ryan Gutierrez
Doctoral Student
Forensic Science, PhD

Jennifer Fortenberry
2021 Graduate
Mass Communication - Film and a Minor in Human Services

Francisco Peña Cardenas
2021 Graduate
Homeland Security

Courtney Sumaya-Herrera
Interdisciplinary Agriculture

Willie Kinch III

Erin Griffin

Ryan Humphries
Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Ashley Wright
2017 Graduate
School Counseling, MEd

Kensley Grant
Osteopathic Medical Student - Year 2
Osteopathic Medicine, DO

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