Workforce Diversity

Sam Houston State University is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Employees By Gender

Gender Spring 2021 Spring 2020 Spring 2019 Spring 2018 Spring 2017 Spring 2016
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
Female 1,251 248 1,499 58% 1,211 170 1,381 56% 1,179 155 1,334 56% 1,129 168 1,297 55% 1,087 182 1,269 55% 1,057 191 1,248 55%
Male 941 131 1,072 42% 973 94 1,067 44% 946 101 1,047 44% 938 107 1,045 45% 918 103 1,021 45% 893 112 1,005 45%
Total 2,192 379 2,571 100% 2,184 264 2,448 100% 2,125 256 2,381 100% 2,067 275 2,342 100% 2,005 285 2,290 100% 1,950 303 2,253 100%

Employees By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Spring 2021 Spring 2020 Spring 2019 Spring 2018 Spring 2017 Spring 2016
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 1 13 1% 13 - 13 1% 9 1 10 0% 16 - 16 1% 8 - 8 0% 9 - 9 0%
Asian 89 12 101 4% 85 6 91 4% 75 2 77 3% 74 3 77 3% 71 6 77 3% 70 6 76 3%
Black or African American 188 70 258 10% 178 21 199 8% 168 18 186 8% 163 14 177 8% 153 16 169 7% 146 21 167 7%
Hispanic or Latino 195 20 215 8% 246 16 262 11% 240 21 261 11% 209 23 232 10% 160 17 177 8% 158 17 175 8%
International 44 4 48 2% 43 4 47 2% 48 1 49 2% 47 3 50 2% 47 1 48 2% 33 4 37 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1 1 2 0% 2 1 3 0% 1 - 1 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0%
Two or more races 118 12 130 5% 35 2 37 2% 40 4 44 2% 22 6 28 1% 73 19 92 4% 42 13 55 2%
White 1,545 259 1,804 70% 1,582 214 1,796 73% 1,544 209 1,753 74% 1,536 226 1,762 75% 1,493 226 1,719 75% 1,492 242 1,734 77%
Total 2,192 379 2,571 100% 2,184 264 2,448 100% 2,125 256 2,381 100% 2,067 275 2,342 100% 2,005 285 2,290 100% 1,950 303 2,253 100%

Faculty By Gender

Gender Spring 2021 Spring 2020 Spring 2019 Spring 2018 Spring 2017 Spring 2016
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
Female 417 122 539 53% 382 126 508 50% 379 119 498 50% 380 129 509 50% 356 134 490 50% 336 148 484 50%
Male 393 88 481 47% 418 83 501 50% 409 87 496 50% 410 95 505 50% 402 87 489 50% 392 95 487 50%
Total 810 210 1,020 100% 800 209 1,009 100% 788 206 994 100% 790 224 1,014 100% 758 221 979 100% 728 243 971 100%

Faculty By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Spring 2021 Spring 2020 Spring 2019 Spring 2018 Spring 2017 Spring 2016
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 - 6 1% 7 - 7 1% 3 1 4 0% 6 - 6 1% 5 - 5 1% 4 - 4 0%
Asian 70 2 72 7% 64 6 70 7% 59 2 61 6% 57 3 60 6% 54 6 60 6% 55 6 61 6%
Black or African American 41 21 62 6% 39 15 54 5% 32 16 48 5% 32 11 43 4% 32 12 44 5% 30 16 46 5%
Hispanic or Latino 42 6 48 5% 51 11 62 6% 51 14 65 7% 46 15 61 6% 37 11 48 5% 36 13 49 5%
International 31 4 35 3% 28 4 32 3% 34 1 35 4% 32 3 35 3% 29 - 29 3% 21 3 24 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 - 0 0% 1 - 1 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0%
Two or more races 29 8 37 4% 8 2 10 1% 14 4 18 2% 6 6 12 1% 15 14 29 3% 8 9 17 2%
White 591 169 760 75% 602 171 773 77% 595 168 763 77% 611 186 797 79% 586 178 764 78% 574 196 770 79%
Total 810 210 1,020 100% 800 209 1,009 100% 788 206 994 100% 790 224 1,014 100% 758 221 979 100% 728 243 971 100%

Employee Distribution

Employee Class Spring 2021 Spring 2020 Spring 2019 Spring 2018 Spring 2017 Spring 2016
Total % Total % Total % Total % Total % Total %
Administrative/Professional 615 21% 574 20% 538 19% 522 19% 464 18% 563 22%
Clerical/Support Staff 936 32% 865 31% 849 31% 806 30% 847 32% 719 28%
Faculty 1,020 35% 1,009 36% 994 36% 1,014 37% 979 37% 971 37%
Graduate Assistants 372 13% 367 13% 382 14% 368 14% 351 13% 349 13%
Total 2,943 100% 2,815 100% 2,763 100% 2,710 100% 2,641 100% 2,602 100%