Start Your New Adventure
We make getting your degree easy for the men and women who have honorably served our country. At SHSU, we work hard to assist with the transition into university life.
With more than 90+ undergraduate degrees, 60+ master’s degrees, 10 doctoral degrees and 1 professional degree spread across 8 colleges, and over 260 student organizations and clubs excited for new members or the 17 varsity sports programs to follow throughout the year, there is something for everyone at Sam Houston State University.
Support Your Journey
At SHSU, we have many resources available to help you along your journey to becoming a Bearkat!
Get To Know SHSU Better...
Check out our Bearkat Blog, watch a quick tour video or sign up for a full in-person tour, see what life is like at SHSU.
- US - South
- Type of School
- 4-Year Public
- Campus Size
- Large (>20,000 students)
- Campus Setting
- Application Types
- Regular Decision
- Rolling Admissions
- Application Style
- State-wide College Application
Who can you contact with questions?
For assistance, support, and guidance with admissions, financial aid, degree discovery, and more, contact the SHSU Veteran Resource Center (VRC) at 936.294.1046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accepted, Now What?
Congratulations on your acceptance to Sam Houston State University! Your transition to SHSU should be easy and our Accepted Student Bearkat Orientation (ASBO) office is here to help as you continue your Bearkat journey.
Once you have been advised and registered for classes; please contact the VRC to complete the Request for Certification form.