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Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX 4-Year Public

About Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Alpine, TX

Founded in 1920, Sul Ross State University currently enrolls around 2,345 students a year, including 1,789 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Sul Ross State University's endowment was valued at $25,542,620 in 2021. For each full-time student, Sul Ross State University spends about $7,958.

Admissions Facts About Sul Ross State University

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.34

Mean ACT score: 18

Mean SAT score: 955

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Sul Ross State University Acceptance Rate

It is noncompetitive to get into Sul Ross State University. Around 0 percent of all applicants to Sul Ross State University are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Sul Ross State University is 3.34 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Sul Ross State University is 955. The mean ACT scores is 18.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Sul Ross State University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. 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.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Sul Ross State University, around 52 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 328 students who started at Sul Ross State University as first-time freshman, 14 graduate within four years.

Sul Ross State University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 30 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 outcomes and student debt

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. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $13,073 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Sul Ross State University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Sul Ross State University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

PO Box C - 114 Alpine, TX 79832

Campus Setting: Rural

Sul Ross State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Sul Ross State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Sul Ross State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Sul Ross State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 19

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

19 and Above

Good

15 to 19

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Sul Ross State University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 19 and above have a good chance of getting into Sul Ross State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 19 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Sul Ross State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

860 - 1020

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Math SAT Range

Not available

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Reading SAT Range

Not available

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1020 and Above

Good

860 to 1020

Avg

860 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Sul Ross State University students is 940. Applicants with SAT scores of 1020 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Sul Ross State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 860 to 1020 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 860 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Sul Ross State University.

Sul Ross State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$19,345

In State

$29,906

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,547
$17,108
Fees
$2,230
$2,230
Housing
$9,326
$9,326
Books
$1,242
$1,242

Student Life

Wondering what life at Sul Ross State University is like? There are approximately 2,406 students enrolled at Sul Ross State University, including 1,849 undergraduate students and 557 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.

64%

Full Time

36%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,406

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,777

Out-of-State

$19,338

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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