2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University is $8,536 for Texas residents and $18,664 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for Sam Houston State is $8,783 for Texas residents and $19,081 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.89% for Texas residents and increased by 2.23% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 1.79% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 1.25% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Sam Houston State University are around the average amount ($9,074) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($20,735 - Public Doctoral/Research University).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$8,296 $18,256$13,182
2019-2020$8,536$18,664$13,418
Change % 2019-20202.89%2.23%1.79%
2020-2021$8,783$19,081$13,658
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $8,016 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,612 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at Sam Houston State is $8,247 for Texas residents and $15,971 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 2.89% for Texas residents and increased by 2.30% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Sam Houston State University are little bit lower than the average amount ($9,918) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,600 - Public Doctoral/Research University).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$7,791 $15,261$13,182
2019-2020$8,016$15,612$13,418
Change % 2019-20202.89%2.30%1.79%
2020-2021$8,247$15,971$13,658
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Sam Houston State.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$234$649
2019-2020$244$666
2020-2021$254$683
Graduate2018-2019$308$765
2019-2020$320$742
2020-2021$332$720
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Sam Houston State University graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $39,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $49,700 for Sam Houston State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$39,300$44,000$35,500
7 Years After Graduation$39,800--
8 Years After Graduation$45,600--
9 Years After Graduation$43,800--
10 Years After Graduation$49,700$60,100$41,600

Sam Houston State 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Sam Houston State for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $36,123 for Texas residents and $77,473 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Sam Houston State University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Sam Houston State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$8,730$8,927$9,130$9,337$36,123
Out-of-State$18,942$19,223$19,509$19,799$77,473
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$8,927$9,130$9,337$9,548$36,942
Out-of-State$19,223$19,509$19,799$20,093$78,624
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$9,130$9,337$9,548$9,765$37,780
Out-of-State$19,509$19,799$20,093$20,392$79,793
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$9,337$9,548$9,765$9,986$38,636
Out-of-State$19,799$20,093$20,392$20,695$80,980
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$9,548$9,765$9,986$10,213$39,512
Out-of-State$20,093$20,392$20,695$21,003$82,184
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Sam Houston State University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $98,680 for Texas residents and $140,030 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Sam Houston State University.
4 years COA at Sam Houston State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$23,849$24,386$24,833$25,288$98,680
Out-of-State$34,061$34,682$35,318$35,970$140,030
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$24,386$24,939$25,394$25,859$100,925
Out-of-State$34,682$35,318$35,970$36,638$142,607
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$24,939$25,507$25,972$26,446$103,235
Out-of-State$35,318$35,970$36,638$37,323$145,249
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$25,507$26,093$26,567$27,050$105,614
Out-of-State$35,970$36,638$37,323$38,026$147,958
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$26,093$26,696$27,179$27,673$108,064
Out-of-State$36,638$37,323$38,026$38,748$150,736
Last year, 72 students ( 0.39% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $68,084 for Texas residents and $109,434 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Sam Houston State University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Sam Houston State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$16,200$16,737$17,184$17,639$68,084
Out-of-State$26,412$27,033$27,669$28,321$109,434
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$16,737$17,290$17,745$18,210$70,329
Out-of-State$27,033$27,669$28,321$28,989$112,011
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$17,290$17,858$18,323$18,797$72,639
Out-of-State$27,669$28,321$28,989$29,674$114,653
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$17,858$18,444$18,918$19,401$75,018
Out-of-State$28,321$28,989$29,674$30,377$117,362
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$18,444$19,047$19,530$20,024$77,468
Out-of-State$28,989$29,674$30,377$31,099$120,140

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Sam Houston State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Sam Houston State University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,536$1,372$13,418$18,664$1,372 $13,418
Graduate$8,016 $1,372$13,418$15,612 $1,372$13,418


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