Stephen F. Austin State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Nacogdoches, TX
Founded in 1923, the institution currently enrolls around 12,620 students a year, including 10,987 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $81,730,902.
Acceptance rate: 76%
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
SFA is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 76 percent of all applicants are admitted to SFA each year.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
About 77 percent of students who start at SFA return for their second year of college. Out of the 2,177 students who started at SFA as first-time freshman, 745 graduate within four years.
SFA's six-year graduation for undergrads is 53 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $23,185 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SFA is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SFA is Continuous processing.
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Wondering what life at SFA is like? There are approximately 12,969 students enrolled at SFA, including 11,494 undergraduate students and 1,475 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from TX and 2% percent of students are from other states.
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