SFA, SFASU

Stephen F. Austin State University

1936 North St, Nacogdoches, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    1
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    18
  • Previously Enrolled
    38

Overview of Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA, SFASU)

About this school

Stephen F. Austin State, founded in 1923, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 430-acre campus is located in Nacogdoches, north of Houston.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:10,985
    • Men:4,061 (37.0%)
    • Women:6,924 (63.0%)

Location

Static map

Admission Information (SFA, SFASU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Stephen F. Austin State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1936 North Street
City, State, Zip
Nacogdoches, TX  75962
Phone
(936) 468-2504
Fax
(936) 468-3849
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 11,081 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 7,180 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 3,901 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,102 (43%) of 7,250 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,942 (40%) of 4,809 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,160 (48%) of 2,441 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
531 average |490-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
546 average |500-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
26%
• Score 18 - 23
59%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SFA, SFASU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,537|Out-of-state: $21,987
  • Room & Board: - $8,868 (65.39823008849558%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,202 (8.864306784660767%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,490 (25.737463126843657%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Stephen F. Austin State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003624
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,901 (87.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,455 (76.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,455 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
244 (16.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$12,423
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,039 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,316
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,405 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,979
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 787 (54.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
231 (10.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,040

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
8,179 (79.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,630 (81.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,628 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,111 (16.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$12,338
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,034 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,504
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,371 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,308
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,514 (37.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
867 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,911

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,101
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Health Fields, Home Economics, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (SFA, SFASU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


512

Part-Time Faculty


206

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,151,803

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1000
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Stephen F. Austin State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


40.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors (SFA, SFASU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (63)


  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Production Operations, General
  • Agriculture, General
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forestry, General
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Poultry Science
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Products Marketing Operations
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


Professional accountancy

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Natural Science, Master of Forestry, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Interdisciplinary Studies, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (38)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Education
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Statistics

Campus Life (SFA, SFASU)

Location & Geography

Population


34,047

Nearest Metropolitan Area


419 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
140 mile(s) from campus in Houston
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Nacogdoches
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


44% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


56%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lumberjacks
School Colors
Purple, white, and red

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Stephen F. Austin State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, residence hall association, baptist student ministries, greek life, student activities association, student government association

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


15% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,567

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
10,985
Women
6,924
Men
4,061

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 17.4% Black/African-American
  • 18.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 57.5% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


0.6% from 40 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,629

Student Resources (SFA, SFASU)

Study resources

Popular Courses

View All Courses

Popular Professors

    View All Professors