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CollegiateParent’s guide to the Sam Houston State University Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about Sam Houston State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the guide below for more information on how to support your student!
Name:Sam Houston State University
Address:1806 Ave J
HuntsvilleTX, 77340
Phone Number:(936) 294-1111
Website:www.shsu.edu/
Type:Academic
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research)
Campus Setting:Town
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:19573
Faculty Ratio:21 to 1

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  • Mom With 3 Sons Imagines Life With Her “Perfect Daughter”
    Anna approached our car flipping her ponytail back and forth against her neck. She was skipping. She was smiling. My son was smiling, too, but not flipping his ponytail. He doesn’t have a ponytail. He also wasn’t skipping. He was sweating, big swaths of sweat.   Anna is my friend’s daughter. Recently, my husband and […]
  • Dear Son, Here are 19 Things I Want to Tell You About Dating
    The smell of his cologne swirled through the air and traveled down the stairs a few minutes before my son physically did.  It was a tip off that he was about to head out the door to meet up with his friends for the night. As he rounded the corner and walked into the kitchen, […]
  • The Good News About High School Kids and Sex
    Parents worry about everything their children do, but perhaps the thorniest and most challenging issues we parents face are related to our childrens’ burgeoning sexuality. A recently released study, published by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suggests that these days fewer high school students are having sex, particularly 9th […]
  • Why Average American Teens are Exhausted and Burnt Out
    You’re up at the crack of dawn, if not before. You spend a full day at work, and then some. You have late afternoon responsibilities, activities and tasks, then more tasks, then dinner, then more  “work” tasks. You answer calls and emails well after working hours, then work even more past a healthy bedtime. Then […]

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