Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas
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Public University

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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has prepared students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, and volunteerism.


With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional, non-traditional or online.

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