Sam Houston State University

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#20 Overall Score: 85 Best Online Education Programs

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Graduate Education Program Overview

At Sam Houston State University, a public institution, the majority of the online education classes are recorded and archived, so students can access the information on their own time. Ninety-nine percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The application deadline for online education degree programs at Sam Houston State University is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 764
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $245 (in-state)
$245 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 21
Student Engagement score 86
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 58
Faculty Credentials and Training score 77
Student Services and Technology rank 19
Student Services and Technology score 62
Admissions Selectivity rank 25
Admissions Selectivity score 60


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Mary Pascarella
Admissions phone (936) 294-1971
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Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 34 full-time
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 27 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 34
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track Yes
Research/Policy track Yes
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students No
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Student Body

Enrollment 764
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $245
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $245
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $245
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $245

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