2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit Hour
For academic year 2018-2019, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University is $8,296 for Texas residents and $18,256 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University is $8,537 for Texas residents and $18,493 for out-of-state students. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.90% for Texas residents and increased by 1.30% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 4.07% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 5.64% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Sam Houston State University are around the average amount ($8,870) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($20,097 - Public Doctoral/Research University).
Tuition & Fees Sam Houston State University 2018-2019 Academic Year (Undergraduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$8,062 $18,022$12,666
2018-2019$8,296$18,256$13,182
Change % 2018-20192.90%1.30%4.07%
2019-2020$8,537$18,493$13,719
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $7,791 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,261 for academic year 2018-2019. The graduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at Sam Houston State University is $8,013 for Texas residents and $15,480 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 2.85% for Texas residents and increased by 1.44% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Sam Houston State University are lower than the average amount ($9,926) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,609 - Public Doctoral/Research University).
Tuition & Fees Sam Houston State University 2018-2019 Academic Year (Graduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$7,575 $15,045$12,666
2018-2019$7,791$15,261$13,182
Change % 2018-20192.85%1.44%4.07%
2019-2020$8,013$15,480$13,719
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours.
Per Credit Hour Charge At Sam Houston State University (2018-2019)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2017-2018$228$643
2018-2019$234$649
2019-2020$240$655
Graduate2017-2018$300$715
2018-2019$308$723
2019-2020$316$731

Sam Houston State Tuition & College Costs for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition for future and perspective students for Sam Houston State University. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $34,914 for Texas residents and $76,275 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 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$8,466$8,638$8,815$8,995$34,914
Out-of-State$18,576$18,901$19,231$19,568$76,275
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$8,638$8,815$8,995$9,179$35,627
Out-of-State$18,901$19,231$19,568$19,910$77,610
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$8,815$8,995$9,179$9,366$36,355
Out-of-State$19,231$19,568$19,910$20,259$78,969
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$8,995$9,179$9,366$9,558$37,098
Out-of-State$19,568$19,910$20,259$20,613$80,351
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$9,179$9,366$9,558$9,753$37,856
Out-of-State$19,910$20,259$20,613$20,974$81,757
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 2019, the estimated 4 year COA is $93,765 for Texas residents and $135,126 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 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$22,855$23,240$23,663$24,094$93,765
Out-of-State$32,965$33,502$34,050$34,610$135,126
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$23,240$23,634$24,065$24,504$95,359
Out-of-State$33,502$34,050$34,610$35,180$137,342
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$23,634$24,037$24,476$24,924$96,990
Out-of-State$34,050$34,610$35,180$35,763$139,603
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$24,037$24,449$24,897$25,353$98,657
Out-of-State$34,610$35,180$35,763$36,357$141,909
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$24,449$24,870$25,327$25,792$100,361
Out-of-State$35,180$35,763$36,357$36,962$144,262
Last year, 13,285 students ( 72.14% 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 $63,169 for Texas residents and $104,530 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 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$15,206$15,591$22,724$16,445$63,169
Out-of-State$25,316$25,853$26,401$26,961$104,530
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,591$15,985$23,155$16,855$64,763
Out-of-State$25,853$26,401$26,961$27,531$106,746
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,985$16,388$23,595$17,275$66,394
Out-of-State$26,401$26,961$27,531$28,114$109,007
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$16,388$16,800$24,042$17,704$68,061
Out-of-State$26,961$27,531$28,114$28,708$111,313
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,800$17,221$24,499$18,143$69,765
Out-of-State$27,531$28,114$28,708$29,313$113,666

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2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2019 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. In addition, we provide previous 5 years costs so that you can see the increased amounts of each cost item. Use left menu to explore the costs information at Sam Houston State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aids
Sam Houston State University 2019 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,296$1,000$13,182$18,256$1,000 $13,182
Graduate$7,791 $1,000$13,182$15,261 $1,000$13,182


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