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Stephen F. Austin State University

> 600th
US College Rankings 2022
1936 North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas, 75962, United States

About Stephen F. Austin State University

Named for the founding father of Texas, Stephen F Austin State University is a 418 acre campus institution at Nacogdoches, a city to the east of the state. Chartered in 1923, its motto is ‘striving for personal excellence in everything that we do’.

Studies at SFA are divided between the Colleges of Business, Education, Fine Arts, Forestry & Agriculture, Liberal & Applied Arts, and Science & Mathematics. Within the graduate sectors there are 44 master’s degrees available, and doctorates in educational leadership, forestry, and school psychology.

SFA also offer a wide array of internships across courses. English and creative writing can get opportunities with literary journals RE:AL and Humid, and the SFA Press. The programme also has an ongoing ‘writers’ series’, which accommodates esteemed authors at the SFA campus. Those studying Government will get the chance to be involved in projects such as Moot Court and the Model UN, and the Texas Legislative Intern Program.  For those studying Mass Communication, SFA also has a fully updated and interactive TV studio and radio station.

Athletics teams at SFA are known as the Lumberjacks in honour of the forestry industry that is key to the local economy, and compete in the NCAA Division I. There are six men’s sports programmes and nine women’s, including soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The football team play at the Bryce Stadium, and the stands and surrounding hill can seat a total of 25,000 people.

Annual events at SFA include the Homecoming bonfire, started by the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity, and Springfest, the concluding campus party of the spring semester.

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Key statistics

  • $18,972
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $9,012
    On-campus Room and Board
  • $40,333
    Salary after 10 years
Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 US Rankings

Subjects taught at Stephen F. Austin State University

  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Life sciences

    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
    • Veterinary Science
  • Arts & humanities

    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Physical sciences

    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Social sciences

    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Sociology
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Law

    • Law
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Psychology

    • Psychology