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Study at Stephen F Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University, or SFA, is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. It was founded in the year 1923. The university was named after one of Texas' founding fathers, Stephen F. Austin. The main campus sits on an area of 642 acres. SFA offers more than 120 Course Topics including more than 80 undergraduate majors and over 50 graduate degrees. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Liberal and Applied Arts
  • College of Sciences and Mathematics
  • James I. Perkins College of Education
  • Nelson Rusche College of Business
SFA's men's athletic teams are called the Lumberjacks, and the women's teams are known as the Ladyjacks. They participate in the NCAA Division I in the Southland Conference.

Profile of Stephen F Austin State UniversityStephen F Austin State University is found in Nacogdoches, TX. Nacogdoches is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at Stephen F Austin State University.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in music, art studies, nutrition and exercise therapy, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Stephen F Austin State University Selectivity

Admission to Stephen F Austin State University is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 430. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 550.

Faculty
Stephen F Austin State University has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 11, 607 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life
Stephen F Austin State University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Stephen F Austin State University values student athletics, and belongs to the Southland Conference. Stephen F Austin State University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts502interdisciplinary studies, English, history, speech and rhetoric, political science, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, Spanish language, . . .
Business and Management401business, business management, accounting, marketing, finance, fashion merchandising, international business, special products marketing, . . .
Education and Teaching165educational administration, special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, math teaching, music teaching, early childhood Education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy150health and physical education, parks and recreation management, athletic trainer, rehabilitation, vocational Counselling
Family and Social Work140social work, family studies, family and consumer science, public administration, food and nutrition
Science113biology, physics, geology, biotechnology, chemistry, biochemistry
Media112journalism, radio and television, communication studies
Medical Support and Technology94health service and sciences, audiology and speech pathology, speech pathology, audiology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling77psychology, school psychology, Counselling psychology
Security and Law Enforcement52criminal justice and police, corrections
Conservation and Resource Management52environmental science, wildlife management, forestry, forest management
Art Studies46art studies
Music45music, music performance, conducting
Agricultural Science and Management42agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural mechanization, agricultural production
Architecture and Planning39interior architecture
Hospitality31hospitality management
Drama and Performing Arts28drama, dance
Mathematics26mathematics, statistics
Animal Science and Care18animal science, poultry science
Computer Science and Engineering11data processing tech, computer and info science
Law10legal assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture4horticultural science
Fine Arts3art history and criticism
Medicine2gerontology
Contact: Stephen F Austin State UniversityStephen F Austin State University

1936 North St

Nacogdoches, TX 75962

General Phone: (936) 468-2011

http://www.sfasu.edu

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