Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches, TX

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Overview

Stephen F Austin State University offers 353-degree programs and 30 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 59%. The most popular test is SAT - 73% of students submitted it in comparison to 53% of students who submitted ACT. 36.6% are women, and 63.4% are men. 1% percents of international students. Stephen F Austin State University is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Stephen F Austin State University is 19556$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $14938 and $23806 per year. 43% of full-time Stephen F Austin State University students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $39,100, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Stephen F Austin State University is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$19,556
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Stephen F Austin State University students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,911
$30,001 - $48,000$18,322
$48,001 - $75,000$20,947
$75,001 - $110,000$22,361
$110,001+$22,528

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 8868

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Percent of students with financial aid

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20%

Types of financial aids

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7216 of Stephen F Austin State University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 65 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Stephen F Austin State University number 27 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at Stephen F Austin State University awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
99.8%
$12,587
$30,001 - $48,000
99.28%
$10,582
$48,001 - $75,000
91.16%
$6,514
$75,001 - $110,000
46.12%
$2,022
$110,001+
34.8%
$1,227

Salary After Attending

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$39,100

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

4%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Stephen F Austin State University.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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43%
BELOW AVERAGE

Stephen F Austin State University graduation rate is below the national average.

43% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Stephen F Austin State University completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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59%

In comparison to National Average

Stephen F Austin State University acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 70%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 11%.

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59%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 68%, so Stephen F Austin State University acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 9%.

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59%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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36%

Total

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35%

Full time

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1%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

71%

Part-time retention rate

45%

The Stephen F Austin State University full-time retention rate is 71% and part-time retention rate is 45%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Stephen F Austin State University students submitting SAT scores

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73%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
890 - 1100

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 440 - 550
Math: 450 - 550
Writing: 0 - 0

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Stephen F Austin State University students submitting ACT scores

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53%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
19 - 24

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 17 - 24
Math: 17 - 24
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Stephen F Austin State University is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

19:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

151
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Stephen F Austin State University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Stephen F Austin State University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Texas.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 1936 North St. address in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Stephen F Austin State University with 0.48% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, motor vehicle theft, and forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Stephen F Austin State University offers 353 programs in total: 220 are for Bachelor's degree, 124 - for Master's degree, and 9 are Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs.

This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 471 universities in Texas state, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree. Stephen F Austin State University is one of the few institutions in Texas that offers a Master's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 30 distance learning programs that are offered in the Stephen F Austin State University: 18 are for Master's degree and 12 are Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.

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Stephen F Austin State University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 9941 students with 298219 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 1192 with 28598 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +9364682011

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: sfasu.edu

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