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Sul Ross State University is a public institution that was founded in 1917. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,171, 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 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,764 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,276 (2011-12).
|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.
|School type||public, coed college|
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.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||97.4%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Sul Ross State University is 14:1, and the school has 67.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Sul Ross State University include: Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.
Sul Ross State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,171, with a gender distribution of 44.1 percent male students and 55.9 percent female students. At this school, 31.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 69.0 percent of students live off campus. Sul Ross State University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$4,764 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$12,276 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$6,810 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data