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Sam Houston State University was founded in 1879 and continues today as a public, 4-year institution of higher learning located in Huntsville, Texas. Sam Houston State University is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. The school was named after one of the greatest heroes of Texas, General Sam Houston.
SHSU awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates. Over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees are offered completely online as well. SHSU is divided into the following colleges:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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