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) The points of entry are: Fall - August 1 Spring - December 1 Summer I - May 15 Summer II - June 15
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs No
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit Yes

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 612
Accepted 580
Enrolled 466
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 95%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.10
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 91%
Average GRE score breakdown 146 verbal
147 quantitative

Requirements

Application essay No
GRE requirement GRE
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 79

Admission Factors

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

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