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Online Programs

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Sam Houston State University's online degree programs as some of the best in the nation. This is the fifth straight year that SHSU's online programs have been ranked among the best in the U.S.
Click here to see the U.S. News & World Report rankings

Degrees that Work for Texas

Texas State University offers a cutting-edge materials science, engineering and commercialization Ph.D. program that contributes to the development of materials used in the next generation of electronics, medicines, plastics, sensors, and renewable energy.
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Graduates Making a Difference

Sam Houston State University alumnus Stephen Van Hooser has been recognized as one of three “Texas Student Teachers of the Year" for outstanding performance in the classroom.
Click here to read more about alumnus Stephen Van Hooser

Research with Relevance

The Christmas Mountains, transferred to the Texas State University System in 2011, serve as Texas' largest open-air classroom.The 9,200 acre tract in the Big Bend Region is a valued resource for students and researchers who study the land's wildlife, flora, rock formations and other unique attributes.

Charting our Performance

Our Productivity Dashboard provides real-time data on our performance in key areas, such as student student success and operational efficiency. Explore our Dashboard and see how the Texas State University System is doing more with less, with great results.

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