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Sam Houston State Financial Aid

Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 13,285
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 72%
Average Aid Amount $7,649
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 2,485
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 89%

Financial Aid Information at Sam Houston State

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 13,285 students (72% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,649. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 2,485 students (89% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University is $8,736 for Texas residents and $18,552 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 13,285 students (72% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,649. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Sam Houston State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Sam Houston State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid13,28572%$7,649
Pell Grants6,77637%$5,364
Federal Student Loans8,75048%$10,782

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 2,485 beginning students (89% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 2,347 students (84% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Sam Houston State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Sam Houston State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid2,48589%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources2,10576%$7,776
Federal Grants1,23044%$4,704
Pell Grants1,23044%$4,677
Other Federal Grants241%$1,379
State/Local Grants1,64759%$5,501
Institutional Grants27610%$5,516
Student Loans1,71062%$5,925
Federal Student Loans1,70361%$5,712
Other Student Loans331%$12,274

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 1,849 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Sam Houston State University. Among them, 1,531 students have lived on campus and 119 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Sam Houston State University
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,5511,5181,531
Living Off-Campus with Family8010096
Living Off-Campus without Family82123119

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Sam Houston State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,0311,554$15,597,059$7,679
$0 - $30,000631630$7,246,626$11,484
$30,001 - $48,000397393$4,188,582$10,551
$48,001 - $75,000314283$2,311,967$7,363
$75,001 - $110,000274144$884,795$3,229
$110,001 or more415104$965,089$2,326