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Stephen F. Austin State University is a public institution that was founded in 1923. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,298, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 430 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Stephen F. Austin State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 75. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,371 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,491 (2013-14).
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Stephen F. Austin State University is a comprehensive institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work, and service. Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, we engage our students in a learner-centered environment and offer opportunities to prepare for the challenges of living in the global community.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Stephen F. Austin State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 31. The application fee at Stephen F. Austin State University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||55.6%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 31|
The student-faculty ratio at Stephen F. Austin State University is 20:1, and the school has 24.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Stephen F. Austin State University include: Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||23%|
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Stephen F. Austin State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,298, with a gender distribution of 37.2 percent male students and 62.8 percent female students. At this school, 42 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 58 percent of students live off campus. Stephen F. Austin State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Stephen F. Austin State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Stephen F. Austin State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Stephen F. Austin State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Stephen F. Austin State University, 67.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,122.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$8,371 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,491 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,609 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data