99%

Acceptance Rate

$8,269

Avg.Financial Aid

003625

FAFSA Code

About Sul Ross State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,739

Website

www.sulross.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Sul Ross State University (SRSU) is a public institution created by an act of the 35th Legislature in 1917 and opened its door in 1920 as Sul Ross Normal College. Over the years, the administration broadened its scope and changed its name to Sul Ross State University in 1969. At present, the campus is spread across 647 acres in Alpine, Texas.  

  • University's acceptance rate is 92%.

  • The total graduation rate is of 16%.

  • The total student population is 2,944 which consists of 1,538 full-timers and 1,406 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 12:1 thus providing a higher level of personal attention to the students.

Sul Ross State University, which is located in Alpine, TX is a public university. The university covers an area of 05 acres. Texas State University System is the parent institution of the Sul Ross State University. It was in 1917 when the Sul Ross State University was founded. Scarlet and grey are the official colors of the Sul Ross State University. The total enrolment stands at 1,973 (Alpine campus, Fall 2015)1,019 (Rio Grande College, Fall 2015) students at Sul Ross State University. Around 1,849 and 557 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 128 (Alpine campus, Fall 2013)43 (Rio Grande College, Fall 2013) who teach various courses to the students. Sul Ross State University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At SRSU around 67% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 23% are white, and 6% are Black or African American. Further, around 72% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Pete Gallego, Dan Blocker, Tuff Hedeman, and J. T. Rutherford in its 103 years of existence. Sul Ross State University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – ASC, and National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. At SRSU, 58 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). Sul Ross State University has around $17 million in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

HWY 90 East

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4328378011
Fax: 4328378046
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Sul Ross State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

99%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,951

Average Annual Cost

$4,912

Books And Supplies

$1,366

Other Fees

$1,904

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,242

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,042

Total One Year Cost

$20,466

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SRSU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $30,764. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

48%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,407

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

81 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

50 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

35 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

27 Graduates

Psychology, General

27 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

19 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

17 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

11 Graduates

Animal Sciences

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,137

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

55%

Full-time

62%

Part-time

38%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

24% White

3% Unknown

5% Black

64% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

98%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$40,705 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,190/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,206/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,206/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lobos

School Colors

scarlet and grey

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Southwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

184

Total Female Athletes

91

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SRSU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,724 per year. Sul Ross State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SRSU costs around $3,206 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,269

Students Receiving Federal Grants

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,556

Students Receiving State Aid

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,730

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,887

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,498

$30K - $48K

$7,477

$48K - $75K

$5,301

$75K - $110K

$3,697

> $110K

$2,225

The financial aid department of Sul Ross State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Sul Ross State University is around $1,853 and the federal grant is $4,877. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,347, while the institutional aid is $1,853.

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