Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$8,249

$20,519

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
9%
18-23
39%
12-17
50%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

12.5

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 881
Declined 207
Total Received 1,088
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Public

1,849

undergraduate students

557

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Sul Ross State, founded in 1920, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 650-acre campus is located in the Alpine, southeast of El Paso.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,406
Established in 1920
Coeducational Coeducational

600-acre campus in Alpine (population: 6,065), 150 miles from Odessa; branch campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Midland (150 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Midland International

Sul Ross State University
Highway 90, E
Alpine, TX
79832

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Sully Showcase
  • Micro Film Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
9%
18-23
39%
12-17
50%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.26

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 881
Declined 207
Total Received 1,088

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Animal Health
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,406

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,849
students

Female
60%
1,102

Male
40%
747

23%

557
students

Female
65%
364

Male
35%
193

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

1,179
students

Female
54%
634

Male
46%
545

37%

670
students

Female
70%
468

Male
30%
202

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 52%
Student 4 year graduation rate 15%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
66%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

90

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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