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SHSU Ranks Among Top Public Universities

Nov. 18, 2021
SHSU Media Contact: Emily Binetti

U.S. News and World Report released its highly regarded list of best colleges and universities in the country for 2022. The annual ranking also shines a light on top universities across the state where Sam Houston State University is included. The university ranked No. 6 in Texas out of 38 public, state-supported colleges and universities.

The publication uses 17 categories “related to academic excellence” to rank schools. Overall scores are developed from the categories and the rankings are made.

The top 10 Texas public colleges and universities, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas A&M University, College Station
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Houston
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville
  • University of North Texas, Denton
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • Lamar University, Beaumont
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches

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