Sam Houston State University

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) As soon as application is complete and reviewed by graduate advisor
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants No
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit Yes

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 27
Accepted 25
New entrants 21
Acceptance rate 93%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.00
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GRE score breakdown 151 verbal
151 quantitative

Requirements

Application essay required No
GRE requirement GRE
Letters of recommendation 2
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 1
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 79

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Considered
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Work experience Important
Character/personal qualities Not Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Not Considered

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Mary Pascarella
Admissions phone (936) 294-1971
Admissions email graduate@shsu.edu
Admissions website http://www.shsu.edu/~grs_www/

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