At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1879
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,762
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Huntsville, TX

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 72%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 22%
  • Application Fee
  • $45
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

84%

Top half of HS class

45%

Top quarter of HS class

15%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 440-530
  • Math
  • 430-540
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 19-24
  • English
  • 17-23
  • Math
  • 18-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 71%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 22%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 17,902

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,762

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$8,986

room and board

$17,748

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$17,554

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$8,986

room and board

$27,540

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $9,997
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,568
  • $48-$75K
  • $14,726
  • $75-$110K
  • $18,391
  • $110 & UP
  • $19,877
Financial aid

92%

Receiving Financial Aid

48%

Receiving Federal Grants

60%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

17,902

Total undergrad enrollment

2,575

Total grad students

2%

Out-of-state

97%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 62%

    FEMALE

  • 38

    MALE
Organizations

230

Student Organizations

15

Fraternities

8

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

19%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 2%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 18%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 22%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 51%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

21:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

735

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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