Steps to Apply - Transfer

Step 1: Complete the Online Application for SHSU

Complete an online application and pay the $50 non-refundable application fee.

Alternatively, you may pay later by mailing a check (address below) or pay through the SHSU Self Service Center.

Qualifying students may submit an application fee waiver request to SHSU Office of Admissions via email at Applicants must include the required supporting documents to request a fee waiver:

  • a copy of the first page of your Student Aid Report (FAFSA).

Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts

SHSU requires transcripts from all institutions where you have enrolled in a course or courses, even if you did not attend or the course was not completed. Contact the school(s) to send official transcript(s) to SHSU.*

  • Mail an official transcript to:
    Sam Houston State University
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    Box 2418
    Huntsville TX 77341-2418
  • Or ask your school to send an electronic official transcript to Sam Houston State University (code: 003606).
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S., the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants. International college transcript evaluations must include a course by course evaluation.
  • Please note that SHSU does not accept fax or emailed transcripts.

*Transcripts and other supporting documents will be retained by the university for 6 months.