Continue Your Adventure
Welcome back to your journey as a Bearkat!
Whether it was a semester off or a couple of years, we are here to help you along the way. Sam Houston State University ranked Best for Social Mobility in Texas. Also, we are in the top 5% of all U.S. Colleges when it comes to value as ranked by Forbes & College Factual.
See what changes campus has to offer on one of our campus tours and explore the campus life. We are excited you want to rejoin the Bearkat family!
You are considered a returning student if...
You attended SHSU in the past and are looking to complete a bachelor’s degree at Sam Houston State University.
Returning Student Requirements
- Minimum GPA: Combined grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher on all transferable hours.
Note: If you were suspended or placed on probation, see additional requirements.
If you would like to pursue a graduate degree or second bachelor’s degree at SHSU, please see the graduate student journey.
See all student journeys.
Support Your Journey
At SHSU, we have many resources available to help you along your journey to becoming a Bearkat!
Get To Know SHSU Better...
Check out our Bearkat Blog, watch a quick tour video or sign up for a full in-person tour, see what life is like at SHSU.
- US - South
- Type of School
- 4-Year Public
- Campus Size
- Large (>20,000 students)
- Campus Setting
- Application Types
- Regular Decision
- Rolling Admissions
- Application Style
- State-wide College Application
Accepted, Now What?
Congratulations on your acceptance to Sam Houston State University! Your transition to SHSU should be easy and our office is here to help as you continue your Bearkat journey.