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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 11,140
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $399.50
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $807.50
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 76.3
Median SAT/ACT 1000/21.9 (MEAN)
% of African American Students 18.1
% of Asian American Students 1.3
% of Hispanic Students 16.5
% of International Students 0.9
Student/Teacher Ratio 20:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 519
% of Male/% of Female Students 36/64
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 76.8
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years N/A
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 44.1
% of Freshmen Who Return 71.4
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 4

Stephen F. Austin State University

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1936 North St., Nacogdoches, TX 75962











  • The online Bachelor of Business Administration program within the Nelson Rusche College of Business is included in ValueCollege.com’s list of the top 50 best-value online undergraduate degrees in the nation.
  • The James I. Perkins College of Education is home to the Culinary Café, where hospitality administration students, under the direction of a certified executive chef, plan, prepare and serve gourmet meals to guests two times a week.
  • Students enrolled in the College of Fine Arts’ School of Theatre can participate in exchange programs and travel to countries such as England and Spain.
  • Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture graduates enjoy an almost 100-percent employment rate.

ESTABLISHED AS A college for teachers in 1923, Stephen F. Austin State University has grown into a regional institution comprising six colleges—business, education, fine arts, forestry and agriculture, liberal and applied arts, and sciences and mathematics.

The university offers approximately 80 undergraduate degrees and more than 120 areas of study. Traditional classroom instruction, outdoor labs, real-world experiences, and award-winning research combine to provide a superior learning environment. Small class sizes, with a student-faculty ratio of 20:1, ensure undergraduates receive personal attention.

The 418-acre campus, located in Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, is situated in an impressive setting of pine trees and natural beauty with 29 instructional buildings and 14 residence halls. During the past decade, more than $306 million in construction has enhanced the campus and includes a $46.4 million science, technology, engineering, and mathematics building is forecast to be completed by fall 2018.

The Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks compete in 17 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division I level, bringing entertainment and school pride to campus. In addition, live performances, cultural programs, and special events take place throughout the year.

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