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Sam Houston State University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Huntsville, TX

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Overview

Sam Houston State University / College of Humanities and Social Sciences is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Specialist in School Psychology (SSP)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 104
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Internship, portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced psychology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

310
Applied
185
Accepted
143
Enrolled
60%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 25th No
Spring deadline December 1st November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Personal essay, letters of recommendation, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced psychology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal essay, letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

372
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.37%
Black or African American 5.11%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.08%
Asian 1.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.69%
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

127
Total faculty
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 7
Male (76)
Female (51)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Abbey Zink
Dean
Email: alz007@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-2200
Fax: 936-294-2207