Sul Ross State University Overview
Sul Ross State University is a public institution located in Alpine, Texas. Alpine is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Sul Ross State University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Sul Ross is the master's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
Sul Ross State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Sul Ross.
Where Is Sul Ross State University?
Contact details for Sul Ross are given below.
|Address:||Hwy 90 East, Alpine, TX 79832|
How Do I Get Into Sul Ross?
You can apply to Sul Ross online at: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Admission Requirements for Sul Ross
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Sul Ross?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 99%, and the acceptance rate for women is 100%.
Average Test Scores
About 6% of students accepted to Sul Ross submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 395 and 520. Math scores were between 410 and 500.
Can I Afford Sul Ross State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Sul Ross, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $6,030 a year. That adds up to $24,120 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Sul Ross is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Sul Ross State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 557 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,179 full-time undergraduates at Sul Ross, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Sul Ross State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||90|
|Hispanic or Latino||721|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Sul Ross State University. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 8 countries are represented at Sul Ross. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Mexico, and China.
Online Learning at Sul Ross State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Sul Ross has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 82nd most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Sul Ross
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Sul Ross State University was 436.6%. This is the #156 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Sul Ross regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Sul Ross majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||14%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||11%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||7%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||23%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Sul Ross ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Sul Ross.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Sul Ross State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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