Sul Ross State University

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PO Box

Alpine, TX 79832

Phone: (432) 837-8011
2013-2014 Tuition
rolling admission

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Regional Universities (West)

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Sul Ross State University is a public institution that was founded in 1917. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,959, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 600 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Sul Ross State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,764 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,276 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

You will find programs and services to meet your needs. Our student centered campus provides personal attention and service to each individual student. Our modern classrooms, laboratories, library,and other facilities are among the best in the state. Our supportive and caring faculty and staff are here to help you succeed in your goal for a degree while enjoying the many opportunities for co-curricular activities that are available.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1917
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Sul Ross State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Sul Ross State University is $25. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 97.4 percent.

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Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 97.4% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Sul Ross State University is 15:1.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 12%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Sul Ross State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,959. Sul Ross State University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,700
Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Sul Ross State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Sul Ross 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). Of the students at Sul Ross State University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Sul Ross State University.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Sul Ross State University, 86.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,916.

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In-state tuition and fees $4,764 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $12,276 (2013-14)
Room and board $6,810 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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